Category - christian aid

  • October 20, 2016

    MPs yesterday  painted a damning picture of how British companies and tax havens are helping the corrupt to steal vast sums from poor countries and so undermining UK aid, in a new report welcomed by Christian Aid.

  • October 17, 2016

    The Government’s Criminal Finances Bill will play a useful role in the fight against corruption, but its potential has been overshadowed by the failure to take decisive action on secrecy in UK-owned jurisdictions, says Christian Aid.

  • October 11, 2016

    Cholera could kill more people in Haiti than Hurricane Matthew, without urgent action to control the disease and ensure families have safe drinking water, Christian Aid has warned..

  • October 6, 2016

    Christian Aid and its partners have expressed deep disappointment at the rejection of a landmark peace deal between FARC rebels and the Colombian government in a shock referendum result which saw 50.24 per cent voting against the terms of the deal.

  • October 3, 2016

    All 28 EU environment ministers have agreed unanimously to ratify the Paris climate agreement, paving the way for it to become international law in time for November’s UN climate talks in Marrakech.

  • September 26, 2016

    The World Bank has been given an ‘F’ in a new scorecard by Christian Aid, grading the climate impact of the world’s multilateral investment banks.

  • September 23, 2016

    Christian Aid and other agencies have welcomed a new $53 million fund to help developing countries improve their energy efficiency.

  • September 20, 2016

    Christian Aid has criticised the UK Prime Minister Theresa May for her government’s approach to controlling the movement of refugees globally, which – the charity says – puts the interests of rich countries first, while ignoring the needs of millions of displaced people.

  • September 13, 2016

    Government proposals to make company bosses responsible for fraud and tax evasion by their staff are welcome and should cover crimes committed in other countries as well as in the UK, Christian Aid said yesterday.

  • September 9, 2016

    Christian Aid and Citizens UK will host a summit on10 September 2016 in Birmingham, giving people a chance to take stock of the UK’s response to the crisis and press their politicians to do more.