Category - christian aid

  • November 3, 2016

    Christian Aid and  the advocacy group ABColombia  have welcomed the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon  to the UK this week. President Santos was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the name of the eight million victims of Colombia’s internal armed conflict.

  • October 26, 2016

    The Government has taken some welcome small steps against corruption but it has much more to do to get the UK’s own house in order, Christian Aid said yesterday as MPs debated the Criminal Finances Bill for the first time.

  • 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.