ACT Alliance

  • October 20, 2018

    Joint commitment and action for children on the move were at the heart of discussions as representatives of religious communities and faith-based organisations gathered in Rome on 16-18 October

  • August 27, 2018

    Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo who found refuge in Northern Angola after an outbreak of violence in the Kasai region, are afraid to return home, even as life in the refugee settlements becomes more difficult due to funding challenges, says The Lutheran World Federation in Angola.

  • 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 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.

  • June 2, 2017

    The ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches, have called for a prioritisation of climate justice as Donald Trump issued an executive order withdrawing the US from the Paris Climate Agreement.  They express deep dismay at this development, which goes against global commitments to address climate change.

  • May 11, 2017

    Reports about dramatic effects of climate change keep coming, as governments meet for another round of UN climate talks in Bonn.

  • February 27, 2017

    ACT Alliance and ACT Alliance EU have joined over 70 organisations in expressing their grave concerns about proposed EU cooperation with Libya in an open letter to EU heads of state and EU policymakers.

  • January 31, 2017

    Expressing concern regarding recently announced US measures related to refugee admissions and entry into the US by seven Muslim-majority countries, the World Council of Churches, ACT Alliance and the Lutheran World Federation  affirmed that faith calls all Christians to love and welcome the stranger, the refugee, the internally displaced person – 'the other.'

  • November 17, 2016

    A lively, youthful and demanding faith group voice of faith was heard clearly in the streets of Marrakech last Sunday (13 November 2016), where a joint group from ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches marched among several thousand activists to demand environmental justice during the UN climate conference COP22.

  • May 12, 2016

    The international faith-based network ACT Alliance has called for substantive commitment to upholding universal democratic principles and respect for human rights as the social and political turmoil in Brazil risks worsening.