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Back to negotiations, countries must not just bask in the Paris glory

Five months after the Paris Agreement was adopted, countries gathered in Bonn for another round of negotiations, which ends today with governments still determined to keep the positive ‘Paris spirit’ alive. “Governments and their negotiators have been generally positive and constructive, which is...

All attention must go to an ambitious Paris Agreement

As the dust begins to settle after the announcement of the Paris Agreement last year, governments this week begin this year’s first negotiations session under the UNFCCC in Bonn, Germany. “All our attention must now go to the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and to ensure that the efforts p...

Stronger commitment needed to protect civil society space

PRESS RELEASE ACT Alliance is this week raising an alarm over the increasing violation of the space for civil society to operate in Central America. “The deteriorating situation for civil society organisations and human rights defenders in Central America in general, and in countries like El Salva...

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CSO condemn the murder of Berta Cáceres, Lenca indigenous leader and human rights defender

March 4, 2016. The signatory networks and organisations who support the defence of human rights in Honduras, condemn the murder of Lenca indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, coordinator of the Civic Council of Grassroots and Indigenous Organisations in Honduras (Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populare...

ACT Guatemala Forum supports investigation into crimes against women

Statement in solidarity with the women witnesses in the Sepur Zarco case in Guatemala As faith-based organisations, the ACT Alliance Guatemala Forum has expressed their solidarity with the women witnesses in the Sepur Zarco case in Guatemala. In a trial initiated in Guatemala in February 2016, ele...

6500KM Pan Africa cycling caravan for climate justice launches in Mozambique

The We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice Pan Africa Cycling Caravan launches this Saturday 29th August. Cyclists are setting off on a 6.500 km journey from Maputo to raise the voices of people at the forefront of a changing climate. The caravan will go through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe...

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