Christian Aid welcomes UN Human Rights Council move to include voices of people displaced by violence and conflict
Monday June 25th, 2018.
People uprooted from their homes by conflict and violence are set to attend the UN Human Rights Council’s first High Level Panel on internal displacement in Geneva this week, in a move hailed by Christian ...
Christian Aid calls on new President of Colombia to implement the 2016 peace agreement, amid concerns that changes may be made
Christian Aid has called on the newly-elected President of Colombia to implement the peace agreement signed in 2016, amid concerns that changes may be made. Colombia elected Ivan Duque from far-right wing party, Centro Democrático, as ...
Christian Aid calls for faster progress to put affected communities at centre of humanitarian system at crunch New York meeting
Monday 18th June, 2018.
Signatories of the Grand Bargain, the pact signed two years ago at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, meet in New York today to make progress on improving the humanitarian system.Christian Aid was in attendance ...
Christian Aid condemns the killing of partner volunteer in Gaza – statement
Monday June 4th, 2018.
In response to the horrific killing of 21-year-old Razan al-Najjar, Christian Aid's Head of Middle East Policy, William Bell, said: “Christian Aid is deeply saddened by the senseless and unjust killing on Friday of volunteer ...
The spectre of starvation haunts millions as East Africa's food crisis rages on
19 June 2017.
East Africa’s hunger crisis will reach catastrophic proportions without immediate action from the global community, Christian Aid has warned.The spectre of starvation continues to hang over some 20 million people severely short of food in ...
Dr Rowan Williams joins African faith leaders to put spotlight on the 40 million ignored ‘internal refugees’
16 June 2017.
Christian Aid is urging world leaders to provide more support for the 40.3 million people forced to flee their homes within their own countries due to violence and conflict, as new research reveals that the ...
UK's leading aid agencies welcome re-appointment of Priti Patel as International Development Secretary
12 June 2017.
Christian Aid and other leading aid organisations in the UK have released a joint statement responding to the re-appointment of Priti Patel as Secretary of State for International Development.The statement says:"We welcome the re-appointment of Priti Patel as ...
Christian Aid Heralds Strongest Ever EU-China Response To Trump's Climate Assault
2 June 2017.
Responding to the statement by the EU and China recommitting to the Paris Agreement, Christian Aid’s International Climate Lead, Mohamed Adow said:“Today we are witnessing the start of the fightback to Donald Trump’s assault on ...
Christian Aid Response To Trump's Self-Defeating Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement
1 June 2017.
Christian Aid’s International Climate Lead, Mohamed Adow, has condemned Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement.He said: “Over the past 20 years the world has bent over backwards to accommodate the ...