ACT Alliance - Action by Churches Together

Organization's name: ACT Alliance - Action by Churches Together
Organization's acronym: ACT Alliance
Former Name(s): ACT International
Headquarters address  
Address: 150 Route de Ferney
1211 Geneve 2
ZAP
Switzerland
Phone: +41227916434
Fax: +41227916506
Email: plb@actalliance.org
Web site: www.actalliance.org

Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages::
  • French

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Tamas Marki
Reshma Adatia Sustainable Development (primary)
Daniel Pieper Public Administration , Social Development , Head of Organization , Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Quadrennial Report , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Reshma Adatia Others , Quadrennial Report , Designation
Alison Kelly Conference Focal Point , Advancement of Women , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Elaine Neuenfeldt Advancement of Women , Designation
Una Hombrecher Sustainable Development (primary)
Gorden Simango Others , Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Mina Jhowry
Gunilla Hallonsten
Estelle Marais Others
Nicholas Clarke Designation
Daniela Varano Others , Designation
Michael Watt
ELENA CEDILLO VARGAS Others , Sustainable Development (primary)
Daniel Pieper Quadrennial Report , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation
Thorsten Göbel Designation
Christofer Book Others
Rula Quawas
CHRISTIN ROBERT
Vanessa Chong
Anoop Sukumaran
Adam Hauser Others , Designation
Isaiah Toroitich Financing for Development , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation
Paige Gilbert Sustainable Development (secondary) , Others
Ingeborg Midttomme Others , Designation
Arthur Stanley Lichenya
GORDEN SIMANGO Sustainable Development (secondary)
Samuel Rees Others , Designation
Antonina O'Farrell Advancement of Women , Designation
Alwynn Javier Others , Designation
Catherine Njuguna Sustainable Development (primary)
Rebecca Larson Application
Emilie Weiderud
Sarah Roure Sustainable Development (primary)
Pauliina Parhiala Application , Designation
Alexandra SEGURA HERNANDEZ Designation
Anoop Sukumaran
Nicholas Clarke Designation
Lærke Elming Designation
Satyajit Das
ALICK KAONDA
Rachel Kyozira
Penny Blachut Designation
Daphine Villanueva-Candelaria
Isaiah Toroitich Designation
Simon Chambers Designation
Carlos Cesar Tamez Luna Designation
Christian Wolff Designation
Marianna Vargas de Freitas Cruz Leite Designation
Carlos RAUDA Others , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation
Rabia Waqar Advancement of Women , Designation
Guogong Han
David Rees Sustainable Development (primary)
John Nduna Head of Organization , Designation
Alain Iarivony Mahery RAKOTOVAO
John Nduna Designation
Pauliina Parhiala Others , Advancement of Women , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation
Gaim Kebreab
Elaine Neuenfeldt Advancement of Women , Designation
Benjamin VanderWindt Sustainable Development (secondary)
Patriciah Roy Akullo
Reshma Adatia Others
Hua Tan
Wen He
Ane Knudsen Designation
Pauliina Parhiala Advancement of Women , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation
Owain Astles Others , Designation
Sudhanshu Singh Designation
Rudelmar Bueno de Faria Head of Organization , Designation
Dennis Frado
Christian Wolff Designation
Alwynn Javier Others , Application , Designation
Margareta Grape
Jeroen Jurriens
William Wilcox Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Sustainable Development (primary) , Designation
Josef Pfattner Designation
Thorsten Göbel Conference Focal Point , Designation
John Nduna Designation
Angela Wiebusch de Faria Social Development
Peter Rottach Social Development , Sustainable Development (primary)
Lorenzo Mota King Others , Designation
Rudelmar Bueno de Faria Head of Organization , Designation
Sarah Kambarami Others , Designation
Estelle Marais Others , Designation
Eva Ekelund Sustainable Development (primary)
Katherine Nightingale
Hepi Rahmawati
Christophe Arnold Designation

Activities


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • De-mining
  • Debt Relief
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Financing for Development
  • Food
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Justice
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Micro-Credit
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • Peace and Security
  • Refugees
  • Religion
  • Safety
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Trade and Development
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women/gender Equality

  • Financing for Development:
  • Addressing systemic issues
  • External debt

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and armed conflict

  • Population:
  • International migration
  • Morbidity and mortality

  • Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Conflict
  • Disabled persons
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Youth

  • Statistics:
  • Development indicators

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Desertification and Drought
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Land management
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • Iraq
    • Belgium
    • Sierra Leone
    • Armenia
    • El Salvador
    • Eritrea
    • Thailand
    • Paraguay
    • Switzerland
    • Chad
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Uzbekistan
    • Myanmar
    • Zambia
    • Serbia
    • Costa Rica
    • Malaysia
    • Namibia
    • France
    • Croatia
    • Sudan
    • Cambodia
    • India
    • Eswatini
    • Netherlands
    • Philippines
    • Tajikistan
    • Indonesia
    • Botswana
    • Angola
    • China
    • Japan
    • Nigeria
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Jamaica
    • Peru
    • Madagascar
    • Egypt
    • Sweden
    • Papua New Guinea
    • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • Mexico
    • Somalia
    • Pakistan
    • Timor-Leste
    • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    • Malawi
    • Uganda
    • Republic of Korea
    • Cuba
    • Senegal
    • Guatemala
    • Niger
    • Zimbabwe
    • Lesotho
    • Argentina
    • Viet Nam
    • Liberia
    • Ukraine
    • Cameroon
    • Central African Republic
    • Afghanistan
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Finland
    • South Africa
    • Guinea Bissau
    • Burkina Faso
    • Romania
    • Norway
    • Mauritius
    • United States of America
    • Israel
    • Haiti
    • Bangladesh
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
    • Congo
    • Ireland
    • Nepal
    • Mali
    • Chile
    • Albania
    • Ethiopia
    • Canada
    • Uruguay
    • State of Palestine
    • Colombia
    • Rwanda
    • Kenya
    • Mozambique
    • Ghana
    • Honduras
    • Ecuador
    • Dominican Republic
    • Nicaragua
    • Lebanon
    • North Macedonia
    • United Republic of Tanzania
    • Denmark
    • Mauritania
    • Brazil
    • Hungary
    • New Zealand
    • Iceland
    • Australia
    • Sri Lanka
    • Burundi
    • Russian Federation
    • Germany
    • Fiji
    Millennium Development Goals:
    • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
    • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
    • Achieve universal primary education
    • Promote gender equality and empower women
    • Reduce child mortality
    • Improve maternal health
    • Ensure environmental sustainability
    • Develop global partnership for development
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 2010
    Year of registration (YYYY): 2002
    Organizational structure: The ACT Alliance was formed on 1 January 2010, bringing together ACT International, established in 1995, and ACT Development, in existence since 2007. Members of the ACT Alliance have a combined staff including volunteers of over 30,000 people, of which some 16,000 are paid. The combined total annual income of ACT Alliance members exceeded US$ 1.6 billion for the financial year 2008/2009, with about half of all ACT expenditures devoted to long-term development and about one-quarter to humanitarian assistance. The ACT Alliance holds a General Assembly every four years. The Governing Board is responsible for the governance of the Alliance between General Assemblies. It meets annually, has global representation, and includes permanent representatives from the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF). The Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the WCC has general consultative status with ECOSOC since 2000 while LWF has special status since 1952.
    Number and type of members: The ACT Alliance comprises over 100 churches and church-related organizations from 65 countries, working in over 130 countries. The ACT Alliance Secretariat is based in Geneva, Switzerland. It supports the membership and governance through global coordination, collaboration and facilitation of special initiatives and thematic groups, policy development, and implementation of the ACT emergency response mechanisms.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: ICVA, SCHR, Interaction and HAP
    Funding structure:
    • Membership fees or dues

    • Donations and grants from domestic sources

    • Foreign and international grants

    Funding structure other: ACT members fund ACT special initiatives and pay coordination fees for ACT emergency appeals

    Main Objective

    Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC
    Username: penny.blachut@actalliance.org