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Social protection as a powerful tool for gender equality: Act Church of Sweden's new policy brief

There is growing evidence that social protection is a powerful tool to promote women’s economic empowerment and that it reduces gender based violence. Depending on the design, social protection programs can either reinforce or transform stereotypical gender norms. Today, there are still far too many...

ACT Alliance EU General Assembly approves new strategy

At the 2022 General Assembly held in Brussels on 11 May ACT Alliance EU members approved a new strategy for 2022+ The short strategy states who we are, our vision, the topics we want to work on, leaving implementation and indicators to be determined in the annual work plans. You can find the f...

ACT Europe Forum statement calls on the EU and European governments to maintain commitments to development assistance

The ACT Europe Forum released a statement at its annual meeting on May 12, calling on the EU and European governments to maintain their Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitments. The forum is deeply concerned about the multiple crises triggered or exacerbated by the war in Ukraine and their...

Call for increased financing in humanitarian assistance, development & peace: CSO statement on ODA at the time of Russia's war against Ukraine

The CSO community stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Many civil society organizations, both Ukrainian and from other countries, have been actively providing support in Ukraine and in the neighbouring countries since the very early stages of the humanitarian crisis due to the invasion...

Education in the renewed AU-EU partnership - A joint reaction from civil society

In follow up to the 6th AU-EU summit and the adoption of « A Joint Vision for 2030 », ACT Alliance EU together with other 15 Civil Society Organisations prepared a joint reaction calling on the AU and EU leaders to mobilise adequate resources on education and meaningfully engage with civil society w...

“No decision about us without us!” - Joint African-European CS statement ahead of the 6th AU-EU Summit

Ahead of the AU-EU Summit on 17 and 18 February 2022, ACT Alliance EU joined more than 200 hundred Civil society organisations (CSOs) from Africa and Europe in signing a Joint Declaration urging governments and institutions to build a new AU-EU partnership based on equality, inclusivity, mutual acco...

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