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Shrinking space: 27 NGOs write to Commissioner Jourová on Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs)

ACT Alliance EU joined 26 other organisations in writing to Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová calling on her to include all those impacted by SLAPP lawsuits in proposed new rules. Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) are used by...

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UN Climate Talks miss the Call to Action and end without Climate Justice

Developing countries are facing, extreme climate impacts one after the other, that they are struggling to find relief from. Yet COP25 has not resulted in a concerted effort to enhance action and support to address loss and damage. The goals of this year’s UN Climate Talks (COP25) was for it to co...

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EU takes a step toward taking bold action on climate change

EU takes a step toward taking bold action on climate change   The UN Climate Talks are taking place against the backdrop of a year of firsts, and not in a good way. Within weeks Mozambique was hit by two cyclones, the Caribbean was hit by a 40-hour hurricane, and heatwaves have been near...

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Vulnerable, developing countries need the European Green Deal to outline bold action, to help reduce the risks of loss and damage

ACT Alliance EU Advisory ahead of the release of the European Green Deal Vulnerable, developing countries need the European Green Deal to outline bold action, to help reduce the risks of loss and damage A clear message from the huge climate marches that brought together young people, faith le...

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Press Release: Ambition & Equity must frame European Summit

Today will be the biggest decision on climate change that EU leaders make in 2019 so far. ACT Alliance EU calls upon EU leaders to agree an EU net-zero target that will require the Union to reduce emissions greatly and speedily, through greater efficiency and the use of renewable energy, to an exten...

ACT Alliance EU joins 340+ CSO organisations in calling on the EU to immediately halt trade negotiations with Brazil

In an open letter, over 340 civil society organisations, including ACT Alliance EU, are demanding that the European Union immediately halt free trade agreement negotiations with the Mercosur bloc (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay) on the grounds of deteriorating human rights and environmental...

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