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Major step towards tax transparency as EU Council backs public country-by-country reporting directive

A majority of European Council members have today supported the EU country-by-country reporting directive in an important step towards tax transparency.


Women’s groups lead the fight against misinformation as Ebola returns to DRC

A network of local women’s groups, trained by ActionAid as emergency responders during the last Ebola outbreak, are working to prevent the spread of the deadly disease as it returns to the Democratic


Palestinian community destroyed by Israeli forces for the fifth time in less than three months

ActionAid Palestine condemns the illegal and forcible transfer of the community of Humsa Al Bqai’a in the Jordan Valley. This community has been dismantled four times in one week and for the fifth


ActionAid responds to political crisis in Myanmar

As the political crisis in Myanmar escalates, ActionAid raises concerns about the impact of the military takeover on the country’s most vulnerable communities.

ActionAid calls on rich countries and pharmaceutical companies to stop blocking cheap generic vaccines

ActionAid is supporting calls for a People’s Vaccine – a vaccine that is available to all, in all countries, free of charge.


The global south has the solutions on climate adaptation – but urgently needs the resources

As world leaders gather virtually for the Climate Adaptation Summit, hosted by the Netherlands, ActionAid is calling for rich countries to energise their efforts on adaptation finance.


Tropical Storm Eloise: Women-led emergency teams help families to safety amid severe flooding

As Tropical Storm Eloise hurtles towards Mozambique and is expected to hit areas still recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai, ActionAid’s women-led local emergency teams are helping their

ActionAid Zambia: Mining companies must not be allowed to pollute with impunity

Konkola Copper Mines – a subsidiary of the UK-based mining giant Vedanta – has been polluting the main water source of surrounding villages in Chingola, in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province, and leaving a

ActionAid issues urgent appeal for more ambitious climate plans ahead of UN deadline for Paris agreement submissions

ActionAid is calling for increased ambition to limit global warming to 1.5°C and to support vulnerable nations as the UN deadline for governments’ plans to tackle climate change is fast approaching on

ActionAid International condemns the arrest of Nicholas Opiyo

ActionAid International is shocked and dismayed by the unlawful and brutal arrest of Mr. Nicholas Opiyo, the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of ActionAid International Uganda and renowned Human