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Trade deal negotiations must be paused during the Covid-19 crisis

ActionAid and hundreds of other organisations have called for trade deal talks to be suspended during the Covid-19 crisis. This post explores why.


IMF meetings fail to agree support to protect developing countries from COVID19

The virtual Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and G20 finance ministers ended last week, having failed to deliver on the immediate cash injection needed to mitigate the looming

Respecting, protecting, fulfilling the right to food in times of Covid-19

This post by Ruchi Tripathi, head of resilient livelihoods and climate justice, ActionAid International, looks at the systemic failures of the international economic system in relation to food

Young people might be more resilient to the virus, but not to its impacts

This blog examines the challenges that young people face around the world, from Covid-19 to homelessness and lack of employment

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ActionAid signs open letter on the right to asylum

This open letter, signed by more than 121 organisations, calls on various international bodies to reaffirm the rights or refugees and asylum seekers.

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Refugees in Europe: Not a single human life should be at risk

ActionAid Greece has called for an immediate halt to violence related to the refugee crisis at the Greece-Turkey border. You can read their statement here.

Less and better meat, dairy and eggs in the Farm to Fork Strategy

This joint letter on food sustainability was sent to EU Commissioners by a number of NGOs on 25 February 2020.

How privatisation is undermining progress towards inclusive, equitable and quality education by 2030

This ActionAid opinion piece looks at how privatisation is undermining progress towards inclusive, equitable and quality education by 2030 across Africa.

In climate talks, rich countries are getting away with murder

This piece is by Brandon Wu, Director of Policy and Campaigns, ActionAid USA and is based on his contribution to a panel event at the UN climate conference in Madrid, exploring the limitations and

Human rights: universal, inalienable and indivisible

This blog is by Dr. Maria Ron Balsera, the Research and Advocacy Coordinator for ActionAid International. She works on Tax Privatisation and the Right to Education: influencing education financing