Quakers in Britain have launched an online exhibition of archived resources tracing the history of the anti slavery movement from its Quaker beginnings to the passing of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in 1807 and beyond.
Christian Aid Week (this year 13-19 May), Britain’s longest running door-to-door fundraising week, turns 50. To mark its golden jubilee it is going green by encouraging people of all ages to plant trees in support of its overseas work on climate change projects.
The European Union is continuing to abuse its position of power when negotiating trade agreements with 75 of its former colonies, the International Development Committee of the House of Commons said yesterday.
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, David Miliband’s draft Climate Change Bill, published on 12 March, which aims to enforce a 60 per cent cut in UK CO2 emissions by 2050, is a significant step in the right direction – but will require many amendments as it goes through consultation and Parliament, Christian Aid said today.