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Will the UN Food Systems Summit really solve hunger and climate change?

The UNFSS has been revealed to be a huge waste of time and resources. The summit is diverting the attention of policymakers and the public away from what is urgently needed to transform the global

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The world must not look away as the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens

Afghanistan a humanitarian crisis is quickly unfolding on the streets of cities and urban centres where hundreds of thousands of people have fled seeking safety. The situation is changing rapidly and

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Funding for global education must move away from neo-colonial aid

With the new chair of GPE taking up his role in September there has never been a better opportunity to move away from the dominance of the neo-colonial aid narrative and ensure genuinely

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Multilateral systems are under attack - they must be protected to safeguard our rights

Urgent systemic and structural transformation is needed to address multiple global and intersecting crises through international cooperation, solidarity and a multilateral system that safeguards

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Fourteen years of blockade has left two million Gazans living in an ‘open air prison’

This month marks 14 years since the start of the blockade which came into force on 14 June 2007 and the UN’s prediction is a reality for many Palestinians in Gaza, who are living with soaring levels

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Young Palestinians use music and social media to raise awareness of forced evictions in East Jerusalem

Young Palestinians living in East Jerusalem are harnessing the power of social media and music to tell the world about their fears of forced eviction and what life is like living under Israeli

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Fair tax systems are needed for a just and inclusive Covid recovery

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic demonstrate the need for adequately funded public services, an inclusive and gender responsive Covid recovery and a just transition. Tax is the most sustainable

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How the IMF’s Comprehensive Surveillance Review sidelines gender equality

The International Monetary Fund’s recently published Comprehensive Surveillance Review (CSR) fails to address the impact of its policy prescriptions on gender equality and women’s rights, the ability

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Shell climate case: What you need to know

On Wednesday (26 May), a judge in The Hague will deliver their verdict on the ground-breaking climate case against fossil fuel giant Shell.

Palestine crisis: A message from a bleeding Gaza

As Israel continues its relentless attacks on Palestinian communities, ActionAid Palestine’s senior humanitarian programme officer, Samah Kassab, shares a powerful and heartbreaking message from Gaza