Category - Progressio

  • June 22, 2012

    You have read the newspaper and web headlines already. The world’s media has declared the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, an embarrassing failure. But, asks Daniel Hale, who headed up the Rio delegation for NGO Progressio, is that all there is to be said? And where do we look from here?

  • June 18, 2012

    Across an area the size of an airport, large hangar-like buildings house plenary spaces, meeting rooms, press galleries, food courts, offices and exhibition spaces; Rio+20 is huge. 50,000 people have come. It’s the biggest UN conference ever, and expectations are running high.

  • June 13, 2012

    This month, against a backdrop of severe ecological and financial crises, world governments are meeting in Rio, Brazil, trying to reach an agreement to secure a sustainable future for the planet and its people. Alex Green and Daniel Hale from Progressio explain why this matters, why urgent action is needed by governments, and how all of us can help shape and influence the Rio+20 process towards climate justice.

  • May 28, 2012

    Secretary of State Caroline Spelman has said churches have a vital role to play at next month’s Rio+20 summit

  • March 29, 2012

    The development agency Progressio has responded factually to a critical House of Lords Economics Committee Report on UK Aid and its future.

  • February 23, 2012

    On Ash Wednesday, Progressio was delighted to add its name to a call to the Church to reflect, pray and act on climate change and environmental degradation in our world.

  • February 20, 2012

    As Yemenis go to the polls on Tuesday 21 February 2012, many are optimistic that change is coming and that there is no going back.

  • November 22, 2011

    Water justice activists have been touring London churches and the Houses of Parliament to demand fair access to water for poor people across the world.

  • October 13, 2011

    Development charities from a wide number of backgrounds have warned that the world could fail to meet its targets on HIV if action is not sustained.

  • July 14, 2011

    Ten British young people have arrived in El Salvador to take part in a new faith-supported volunteering scheme offered by the agency Progressio.