Category - christian aid

  • August 25, 2016

    Christian Aid and its partners have warmly welcomed the announcement of the final agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) guerrilla group. They also urge the government to ensure implementation of the agreement and dismantle paramilitary groups as a matter or priority, to guarantee lasting peace.

  • August 22, 2016

    On World Humanitarian Day, (Friday August 19 2016), Christian Aid has paid tribute to aid workers who face significant dangers and difficulties as they provide relief to people caught up in crisis zones.

  • August 17, 2016

    Commenting on today’s UK government proposals to fine professionals whose clients aggressively avoid tax, Christian Aid said the move could hit the global tax avoidance supply chain, by increasing the risks facing the accountants, lawyers, banks and others involved.

  • July 28, 2016

    Aid agencies have warned that South Sudan faces a spiralling humanitarian crisis as the recent surge in fighting prevents them from providing urgent help to millions of people in need.

  • July 27, 2016

    The first step in Theresa May’s plan to curb companies’ use of tax havens must be long overdue action against secrecy in tax havens controlled by the UK itself, says Christian Aid.

  • July 22, 2016

    Christian Aid has praised the new Government for a solid start on climate change, as the Fifth Carbon Budget passed both Houses of Parliament less than a week after the new Prime Minister was appointed.

  • July 19, 2016

    The Chair of Christian Aid, the Rt Rev Dr Rowan Williams, has spoken out against the recent fighting in South Sudan, where armed clashes in the capital, Juba, claimed nearly 300 lives and forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.

  • July 12, 2016

    Christian Aid has called for a Climate COBRA Committee to handle the risks posed by global warming revealed in a new report from the Government’s official advisors on climate change.

  • July 8, 2016

    Two years after war devastated large parts of the Gaza strip, claiming more than 1,500 civilian lives, Israel’s blockade stifles recovery for 1.8 million Palestinians living in the region.

  • June 29, 2016

    A new law to help curb multinational tax abuse across the world came close to winning House of Commons approval yesterday (28 June 2016), after 273 MPs from all the major parties voted in favour of the change.