Category - christian aid

  • March 14, 2016

    As the Syria conflict enters its sixth year and peace talks resume today in Geneva, Christian Aid has implored the international community to keep on working for peace.

  • March 10, 2016

    European leaders, meeting on 7 March in Brussels, have closed the Balkan route being used by refugees to enter and travel through the EU, in a move Christian Aid warns could be inhumane. 

  • February 8, 2016

    Christian Aid has welcomed the commitments that were made last week by the UK, Germany, France and others to increase humanitarian support for Syrians and the region.  However the charity added that real relief will only happen when the bombs stop.

  • February 3, 2016

    George Osborne’s announcement that multinationals should have to publish currently secret information about their global affairs could hail a tremendous breakthrough in the war against tax dodging, Christian Aid said yesterday.

  • February 1, 2016

    New European Commission proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoidance by multinationals, do not go far enough in helping developing countries keep track of, and tax, the financial manoeuvring of major international companies operating within their borders, warns Christian Aid.

  • January 19, 2016

    As politicians and business leaders prepare to gather in Davos next week (20-23 January) for the World Economic Forum, Christian Aid questions whether Switzerland’s role as a haven for “dirty” money from poor countries makes it an appropriate host country.

  • January 8, 2016

    A growing number of UK councils are taking companies’ tax records into account when deciding how to award contracts worth tens of billions of pounds, in a trend welcomed by Christian Aid

  • December 22, 2015

    Christian Aid has hailed a victims reparations deal between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group as a breakthrough on perhaps the most complex point of the peace talks agenda.

  • December 14, 2015

    Christian Aid has hailed the final Paris climate agreement as a new era which has the potential to transform the global economy to address climate change and says the UK government must now take a close look at its domestic energy policies.

  • December 10, 2015

    As the COP21 climate summit in Paris draws to its close on 11 December, Christian Aid's Senior Climate Advisor, Mohamed Adow,  said: "The new Paris Outcomes text represents good progress. It is much cleaner and presents clear options to help ministers get tougher and resolve the sticky issues."