ActionAid is horrified by reports of the attack on civilians in Kayah state which killed at least 35 people, including two staff members of the charity Save the Children.
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An escalating humanitarian crisis, severe drought and the Covid-19 pandemic have left millions of people in Afghanistan without enough food to eat.
As the COP26 negotiations continue in Glasgow, ActionAid responds to the latest draft text.
ActionAid responds to the final COP26 outcome:
In response to the U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s, Brandon Wu, ActionAid USA’s Director of Policy and Campaigns, said: "The Framework announced by the U
ActionAid responds as the new draft text of the COP26 negotiation falls far short of the action and commitments needed to limit warming to 1.5˚C and support frontline communities.
ActionAid responds as the Climate Action Tracker warns that the world is headed to at least 2.4˚C of warming and net zero targets are ‘just lip service to real climate action’.
On Nature Day at COP26, ActionAid responds as 45 countries including the UK pledge to protect biodiversity and cut emissions from agriculture. Read the response here.
ActionAid International has summed up the first week of COP 26 as being all style and no substance. Read their our week one summary here.
ActionAid International has responded to Presidents Biden’s launch of Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM 4 Climate) at the UN COP26 summit. Read our opinion here.