Christian Aid response to reports that UK Overseas Territories facilitated the undermining of North Korea sanctions
Responding to the story in today's Guardian that companies registered in the British Vigin Islands have helped to breach US sanctions on North Korea, Simon Kirkland, Christian Aid's Parliamentary and Political Adviser, said: “This extremely disturbing case suggests ...
Christian Aid challenges lobbying for tax haven secrecy
Monday, 19th February, 2018.
Christian Aid asks Parliamentarians and policy makers to question claims that the British Virgin Islands’ corporate secrecy is a force for good.
Christian Aid statement on sexual misconduct and safeguarding in the aid sector
February 12, 2018.
A statement from Christian Aid on reports of sexual misconduct in the aid sector.
Ceasefire imperative for Syrians as women are forced to give birth underground says Christian Aid
Monday 12th February, 2018.
Conditions near the Syrian capital are so desperate that women are giving birth underground and people who venture out in the daytime risk injury or death from the relentless bombing, Christian Aid is warning.The onslaught ...
Christian Aid warns that the world is still failing the largest group of people forced from home, 20 years since launch of UN displacement guidelines
February 12, 2018.
Twenty years since the launch of landmark UN principles on internally displaced people, designed to protect those forced from their homes yet remaining in their own country, Christian Aid is calling on governments to take ...
Christian Aid calls for RBS to ditch fossil fuel investments
23 February 2017.
Banks like RBS, which is 70% owned by the UK Government, have a crucial role to play in addressing climate change by shifting investment flows away from fossil fuels.
‘Millions on the edge of survivial’ says Rowan Williams, as UK pledges £100M for South Sudan and Somalia
22 February 2017.
Famine deals a ‘horrific blow’ to South Sudan’s prospects, says Rowan Williams, Chair of Christian Aid, as UK pledges £100m for South Sudan and Somalia.
The world must do more for South Sudan says Christian Aid as famine is declared
21 February 2017.
The international community must do more to resolve the crisis in South Sudan, Christian Aid has warned following the declaration of famine in parts of the country.
Christian Aid to unite faith and business to transform poor communities
20 February 2017.
Christian Aid has launched The Salt Network, a group for business leaders who are committed to improving their company practices in a sustainable way, both locally and on a global scale.
Prime Minister urged to get tough with overseas territories’ leaders
7 February 2017.
Christian Aid is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to use the ‘full weight’ of her government’s influence to persuade the UK’s Overseas Territories to end the secrecy around the ownership of companies hosted on their ...