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...
How to strengthen Civil Society space and participation in future EU-ACP relations
In a context of growing criticism and restriction of civil society action in all parts of the world it is essential for the future EU-ACP agreement to defend the space and role of civil society and to put human rights, freedom of expression and opinion, association and peaceful assembly at its core....
EFSD+: stronger safeguards are needed when using ODA to leverage investments
ACT Alliance EU is seriously concerned by the proposal put forward by the European Commission for the creation of a new European Fund for Sustainable Development ‘Plus’ (EFSD+). Compared to the existing EFSD regulation, the new EC proposal provides much less predictability, regulation and safegua...
Blog Caring for land, water and the rights of Peasants, by Karin Ulmer
Caring for land, water and the rights of Peasants Blog: written by Karin Ulmer for ACT Alliance/ Season of Creation
Letter to EDFI - European Development Finance Institutions Sept 2018
NGO letter to European Platform of Development Finance Institutions on impact of land-based investments 20 September 2018 (link)
ACT Alliance EU “The killings of protesters in Gaza demand immediate, independent investigation”
ACT Alliance EU statement on the events in Gaza on 14.05