Publications

  1. In the four years 2014-17, some 1.7 million people risked their lives by fleeing across the Mediterranean Sea for Europe, a journey in which over 13,000 have died or have gone missing. This report is...
  2. The world’s most marginalised people must participate in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) process if they are not to be left behind forever. But this is not yet happening enough. This report...
  3. Ambitious plans to reform the humanitarian sector are still failing to reach grassroots women’s rights organisations or be felt by women affected by crises. For individual aid agencies and the wider...
  4. People living in cities all over the world are becoming more active agents of change in international sustainable development and the clean energy transition. Cities and local authorities are...
  5. The last decade has revealed scandal after scandal exposing how multinational companies use one country’s tax system, or a combination of several countries’ tax systems, to avoid paying tax in a...
  6. The Promoting Quality Education through Progressive Domestic Resource Mobilisation project is an education and tax justice project funded by NORAD; it involved six different countries: Ethiopia,...
  7. ActionAid’s research on tax and education uses publicly available data from trusted, reputable and relevant sources. Here is a list of the main sources and an explanation of the methodologies we used...
  8. We welcome the publication of the European Commission document explaining the rationale, operation and possible policy actions in the field of agriculture under the European External Investment Plan...
  9. ActionAid joins growing global calls to ‘scale-up’ and ‘scale-out’ agroecology. As governments and donors meet at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2nd International Symposium on...
  10. Rural women remain at the margins of development, particularly regarding access to productive resources, decent work and their disproportionate burden of Unpaid Care Work.ActionAid research...
  11. Women’s access to markets remains a significant challenge for many of the groups that ActionAid works with. Women face multiple barriers and inequalities to accessing markets, which are often...
  12. We are launching these documents at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Senegal in February 2018. The Global Partnership for Education has set an important example in...
  13. Leaders from Southeast Asia are meeting in Manila in November 2017 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ASEAN leaders will have the chance to...
  14. The New Urban Agenda agreed at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (also called Habitat III) in Quito, October 2016, guides nation states, city and regional...
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  16. The European financial framework should be reformed in order to align EU financial policies and legislation with environmental, social and governance factors (ESG), notably from international...
  17. Access to and control over land and natural resources is crucial to people’s livelihoods and to ensuring secure livelihoods, their rights to food, water, work, housing and a healthy environment....
  18. Secure tenure over land, fisheries and forests is central to global efforts to end poverty and hunger in local communities (and in particular among indigenous peoples and women), and to ensure...