UK Parliament declares climate emergency: Now time to do something about it says Christian Aid
1 May 2019.
- This is a triple emergency of climate change, environmental destruction and increasing inequality – each making the others worse.
- Declaring an emergency is tokenistic unless it leads to a scale up of investment and ...
Christian Aid welcomes appointment of Rory Stewart as new DFID Secretary
1 May 2019.
Responding to the news that Rory Stewart has been made DFID Secretary, replacing Penny Mordaunt, Christian Aid's Head of UK Advocacy Tom Viita said:
“Any modern DFID Secretary needs to understand the issues of climate change, ...
Christian Aid welcomes first UK bank to wash its hands of coal projects
Wednesday May 30th, 2018.
Responding to the announcement from RBS that it will stop financing new coal projects as well as the exploration and extraction of tar sands, Christian Aid’s Senior Private Sector Adviser, Keval Bharadia, said:“We’ve been watching ...
Christian Aid condemns recent human rights violations in Nicaragua
Saturday May 26th, 2018.
Christian Aid condemns the recent human rights violations in Nicaragua and welcomes the preliminary findings of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The commission recently conducted preliminary investigations after large scale protests were held ...
Christian Aid hails Lords' agreement to clean up UK tax havens
Tuesday May 22nd, 2018.
A major reform to force UK tax havens to reveal who really owns the myriad companies they host is certain to become law, following the agreement yesterday in the House of Lords. Simon Kirkland, Christian ...
Christian Aid deplores senseless Gaza deaths - statement
Monday May 14th, 2018.
Responding to the killing of Palestinian protesters in Gaza, Christian Aid's Head of Middle East Policy, William Bell, said:"Christian Aid deplores the senseless loss of life in Gaza. The vast majority of those who have ...
Christian Aid welcomes slow and steady progress as Bonn talks come to a close
Thursday May 10th, 2018.
As the climate talks in Bonn came to a close Christian Aid said countries were finally getting closer to creating a useful rulebook on how the Paris Agreement will be implemented.Mohamed Adow, Christian Aid’s International Climate ...
Talanoa Dialogue needs to be a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the climate says Christian Aid
Monday May 7th, 2018.
Nations meeting at the UN climate talks in Bonn, Germanty, had the first exchange of the Talanoa Dialogue on Sunday, the Pacific tradition of story sharing which will form the basis of the ‘review and ratchet’ mechanism ...
Christian Aid Collective seeks 72 young people for 'Holy Hack'
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018.
The Christian Aid Collective is seeking applications from the next generation of creative young Christians to help change the world.Inspired by the words of Luke 10:1 which describe how God appointed 72 people and sent ...
UK tax havens could be forced to list public ownership registers. Major victory for tax justice campaigners
Tuesday May 1st, 2018.
This afternoon the government unexpectedly conceded on an amendment tabled in the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill to force British overseas-territories (UK tax havens) to publish full and transparent public registers of who owns what ...