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ActionAid reaction to relocation of COP25 climate negotiations to Madrid, Spain

"The shifting of COP25 from Chile to Madrid with only four weeks’ notice presents real barriers to participation for countries from the global South and civil society."

Cancelling COP in Chile must not delay progress on climate justice

The Chilean government has pulled out of hosting the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) climate summit due to continuing protests against rising inequality. This must not delay progress on climate

We demand fossil free politics

ActionAid has joined a coalition of almost 200 civil society organisations to demand fossil-free politics. You read the joint statement and learn more about the climate emergency on this page.

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ActionAid Public Statement on the humanitarian situation in northeast Syria

ActionAid is deeply concerned about the situation of women, men, boys and girls that are trapped in the Turkish military operation that started on October 9th in northeast Syria, after the announced


No more excuses: The World Bank must halt all funding for fossil fuels

WASHINGTON, D.C. 18 October 2019: The World Bank’s subsidising of fossil fuels is fanning the flames of the climate emergency and must stop, a coalition of civil society representing 112 organizations

When leaders act like children

This blog by Sesheeni Joud Selvaratnam, International Programme and Policy Lead, questions why we don't see more action from our leaders and asks why we don't pay attention to our young activist

Inspired: Some observations as young people take over the fight for climate justice

Harjeet Singh, our global climate lead, writes about young people leading the fight for climate justice.

Financing development - stop dodging the big issues

Lars Koch, Policy Director, ActionAid Denmark has written this blog post about the effective ways to finance international development.

The elephant in the room

Farah Kabir, Country Director, Bangladesh, shares her reflection on the SDG Summit in New York, September 2019

Melting glaciers and rising seas may drive mass migration, ActionAid warns

Harjeet Singh, ActionAid's global climate lead, warns that climate change could lead to mass migration