T in the Park, the biggest carbon neutral music festival in the world, is this year supporting development agency Christian Aid’s Cut the Carbon campaign and helping promote its 1,000 mile Cut the Carbon March across the UK.
Christian Aid has issued ‘Ministerial Survival Kits’ to UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and five of his newly appointed Secretaries of State - in a bid to ensure tackling world poverty is at the top of their agenda.
With global attention focussing on news of BBC journalist Alan Johnston's release from captivity in Gaza, a leading church agency says it is time to end the isolation of the Palestinian authority if peace is to be possible.
The UK-based churches' international development agency Christian Aid has launched a new website - which it hopes will resource the struggle for global justice and engage more people with its work and that of its partners.
Christian Aid today warmly welcomed a number of new Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s ministerial appointments, saying that the changes are a good sign of his continuing commitment to justice for the world’s poor.
On the day Tony Blair stood down as British Prime Minister, the relief agency Christian Aid joined many others in applauding his achievements but expressing disappointment at "a job half done" on poverty and development.
Civilians are bearing the brunt of violence as fighting rages in Sri Lanka between the military and the Tamil Tigers (LTTE), church and civilian humanitarian agencies report. Long-term solutions are vitally needed.
Fighting between the Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in the Gaza Strip has highlighted the urgent need for the international community to end the isolation and blockade on the Palestinian government, say churches and NGOs.
Billions of dollars are flooding out of Africa through ilicit means which have little to do with internal corruption, and which dwarf efforts at development assistance, says leading churches' agency Christian Aid.