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Calls for a 10+13 Agroecology approach to shape policies and transform EU food systems

A new policy paper endorsed by ACT Alliance EU and other participants of the EU Food Policy Coalition, puts forward a proposal to mainstream agroecology into the policies governing EU food systems. It builds on the consensual vision of a coalition of EU civil society, farmers and scientific organiza...

Seed Markets for Agroecology discussion paper

ACT Alliance EU has published a PCD discussion paper on Seeds and Food Security. The diversity of seed systems and markets offering locally adapted quality seeds and plant genetic diversity, and the opportunities for farmers to save, use, exchange and sell their seeds are paramount to resilient a...

EU Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation - Cross-Regional Letter to European Commission

18 February 2021 ACT Alliance EU joined 77 organisations from across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe in sending a letter to the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders. In May 2020, Reynders announced that the European Commission would embark on proposing legislation on mandatory...

Op-ed: EU should set a joint and ambitious standard for climate finance

Euractiv has published an op-ed written by Mattias Söderberg, Chief Advisor at DanChurchAid and climate finance spokesperson of ACT Alliance EU and Conor O’Neill, Advocacy & Policy Officer at Christian Aid Ireland. As COP 26 approaches, the EU needs to adopt a joint and ambitious approach to...

PRESS RELEASE: New report shows EU lacks a joint approach to climate finance

On 18 January 2021 ACT Alliance EU published a new report 'Setting the Standard' which shows that the EU as a whole is falling well short on its commitments and lacks a joint approach to climate finance. ACT Alliance EU Board Chair and President Bread for the World, Prof. Dr. h. c. Cornelia Füllk...

Supporting survivor and community-led response: an emerging pathway for people affected by disaster contexts

8th January 2021 This blog post was written by Rebecca Venuto, Development Policy and Practice Research Policy Intern at ACT Alliance EU On 25th November 2020, ACT Alliance EU and VOICE engaged with EU-based civil society and global partners in a workshop to raise awareness of the scope, scale a...

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