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Press releases

This month's news and media releases. 

Christian Aid welcomes Prime Minister's call for greater transparency

25 April 2014 - David Cameron has today written to the UK’s tax havens about the importance of them knowing and revealing more about who really owns the hundreds of thousands of companies they host, in a move warmly welcomed by Christian Aid.

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Christian Aid welcomes latest move against phantom firms - and urges UK to go further

21 April 2014 - The latest Government plans for a public register of who owns millions of UK companies are welcomed by Christian Aid today as a significant step towards ending the menace of phantom firms used by criminals.

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Churches call for warring factions to resolve conflict as South Sudan stands on brink of a humanitarian disaster

17 April 2014 - Leading church leaders in South Sudan have called for greater urgency regarding delayed peace negotiations in Addis Ababa, as faith-based humanitarian agencies warn of an impending food crisis.

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Tax breaks for multinationals outstrip spending on schools and clinics in Sierra Leone

15 April 2014 - A new report highlights the huge amount of revenue that one of the poorest countries in Africa loses each year through tax breaks for multinationals.

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Christian Aid: Time to get serious about climate change

13 April 2014 - Christian Aid is urging the British government to heed the warnings of Sunday's report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and prove its credentials of being the ‘Greenest Government Ever’.

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DFID to announce support for Start Network in World Bank spring meetings

11 April 2014 - Today International Development Secretary Justine Greening will announce the UK Department for International Development (DFID) support for two key Start Network programmes: the Start Fund and Start Build.

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Christian Aid urges UN to step up protection of 980,000 civilians in Central African Republic

10 April 2014 - Following today’s United Nation’s Security Council resolution to send 11,800 blue helmet peacekeepers to the Central African Republic (CAR), Christian Aid stresses the urgent need to disarm warring factions and scale up protection for the 980,000 civilians displaced so far by violence.

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