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Poorest suffer worst of all in Battle for Mosul

24 November 2016 - The people suffering the most in the battle for Mosul in Iraq are the poorest, Christian Aid is warning.

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Trump election opens door for embattled EU to stop dodging its responsibilities & reclaim its climate leadership

11 November 2016 - The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has opened the door for the European Union to reassure the world that that the global low carbon transition is unstoppable.

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Multinationals Face Tougher Tax Questions Before They Can Win Lucrative Council Contracts

Monday 21 November 2016 Multinationals with a record of tax dodging will find it harder to win multi-million pound contracts in future, as a growing number of councils ask more detailed questions about potential suppliers’ tax practices.

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COP 22: clean energy, not coal, crucial in poverty fight say development, environment & faith groups

10 November 2016 - As nations meet in Marrakesh, Morocco to plot the global response to climate change, more than 120 organisations, including faith groups, southern movements and anti-poverty charities, have called for an end for all forms of public support for coal expansion and the world’s wealthiest economies to renounce coal totally.

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US in danger of being left behind by clean energy revolution warns Christian Aid

9 November 2016 - Christian Aid has warned that any attempts by new US President Donald Trump to bury his head in the sand over climate change will harm American interests and be an act of economic self-sabotage.

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New report: come clean about where you’re investing our money, public tell banks

7 November 2016 - There is significant public support for banks to be more transparent about how they use customers’ money, a new poll for Christian Aid has revealed.

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COP 22: Turning the Paris Agreement into Reality in Marrakesh

6 November 2016 - As nations meet in Marrakesh, Morocco to plot the global response to climate change, more than 120 organisations, including faith groups, southern movements and anti-poverty charities, have called for an end for all forms of public support for coal expansion and the world’s wealthiest economies to renounce coal totally.

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Tax havens summit includes no new commitments on transparency despite pressure from MPs

4 November 2016 - In response to a summit held by the UK Foreign Office and its Overseas Territories this week, charities including Christian Aid, Action Aid and Global Witness expressed disappointment that despite pressure from MPs and following the Panama Papers scandal, the UK’s tax havens remain stubbornly resistant to following the lead on transparency set by the UK itself.

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Christian Aid responds to Paris Agreement coming into force

4 November 2016 - As the UN Paris Agreement comes into force on November 4th, Christian Aid’s International Climate Lead, Mohamed Adow, hailed the unprecedented speed of its approval but warned it was too soon to claim it as a success.

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Christian Aid and ABColombia welcome President Santos' visit to the UK

2 November 2016 - Christian Aid and ABColombia warmly welcome the timely visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon this week to the UK. President Santos was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the name of the 8 million victims of Colombia’s internal armed conflict.

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Immediate safe routes out of Mosul needed for civilians to escape fighting

3 November 2016 - As Iraqi forces enter the outskirts of Mosul, amid reports of ISIL using families as human shields, Christian Aid is calling for all sides to the fighting to respect international law and allow immediate safe passage for those trapped in the city and seeking to flee.

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