Category - cafod

  • December 8, 2011

    There’s a gloomy sky over Durban today on the penultimate day of talks. Richard Black of the BBC is saying that the talks “lack urgency” and from where I’m sitting he seems to have a point.

  • November 4, 2011

    When it came to critical global issues, the richest nations on earth decided to decide later, says Catholic aid agency CAFOD, of the G20 communiqué.

  • November 4, 2011

    The development ambitions of the G20 are not evident in the draft summit communique leaked to the media this morning (4 November), says CAFOD.

  • November 3, 2011

    David Cameron needs to stop hiding behind the US and support a financial transaction tax to combat poverty and climate change, says CAFOD.

  • 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.

  • October 6, 2011

    Aid agencies have taken a photo climate petition to No 10 Downing Street, in a campaign to get the UK government to act on its green pledges.

  • October 1, 2011

    Southern Ethiopia is being devastated by a drought that has taken the lives of more than 300,000 livestock, threatening the future of the pastoralist communities who rely on them.

  • September 26, 2011

    On the eve of the Conservative party conference in Manchester, Christian Aid, CAFOD and Tearfund will warn the party not to abandon its pledge to be the "greenest government ever."

  • August 16, 2011

    If we can take anything positive from the days of destruction and division in England recently, says Chris Bain, perhaps it should be a dedication to tackle fear and exclusion wherever it exists around the world, and to stand by the women and children in the poorest countries who currently stand afraid on their own.

  • July 31, 2011

    New laws will make it impossible for people in poor countries to seek justice in British courts for human rights breaches by UK multinationals, say campaigners.