World News

  • November 9, 2017

    Governments must take five immediate steps to stop corporations and the super-rich cheating poor countries out of over $170 billion in tax revenues every year, says Oxfam.

  • November 8, 2017

    On the eve of COP23, the ACT Alliance has called for the full, ambitious, and transparent implementation of the Paris Agreement.

  • November 8, 2017

    Critical services – including food, water and medical treatment – must be restored to the more than 600 refugees and vulnerable men inside Lombrum detention centre on Manus Island before a major tragedy occurs, says Amnesty International.

  • November 7, 2017

    As the world convenes in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Methodist Church in Fiji issued a statement calling for Methodists around the world to join in prayer for the country’s leadership and for the talanoa process of negotiations which will take place over the next two weeks.

  • November 7, 2017

    Expressing horror at continued violence perpetrated by all parties to the conflict in Yemen, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the country has called on the conflicting sides to uphold their obligations under international humanitarian law.

  • November 7, 2017

    Transparency International is calling for central, public registers of the real owners of companies, as well as registers containing information on all parties to trusts. 

  • November 6, 2017

    Organisations representing more than half a billion Christians worldwide are issuing a united call for action on climate justice, the largest call of its kind in history.

  • November 5, 2017

    A new UNHCR report warns that discrimination, exclusion and persecution are stark realities for many of the world’s stateless minorities, and calls for immediate action to secure equal nationality rights for all.

  • November 4, 2017

    Survival International is calling for greater recognition from world leaders for tribal peoples’ crucial role in protecting the environment, ahead of the COP 23 conference in Bonn, Germany.

  • November 4, 2017

    The United States will withdraw from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global anti-corruption programme for the oil, gas and mining sector.