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China pledge ushers in a “new era for climate politics” says Christian Aid

30 June 2015 - The chances of a successful global climate agreement received a major boost today as China submitted ambitious plans to cut its emissions, said Christian Aid.

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Christian Aid welcomes game-changing Papal Encyclical

June 18 2015 - Christian Aid has praised Pope Francis for his call for a radical rethinking of humanity’s relationship with the earth and urged both people of faith in all walks of life, and especially politicians, to heed his appeal for action to address climate change.

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UK linked tax havens feature large on new European Commission blacklist

June 17 2015 -Nearly a quarter of the world’s major tax havens on a “blacklist” published today by the European Commission are either British Overseas Territories or Crown Dependencies.

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More than 10,000 people urge their MP's to tackle climate change.

June 17 2015 - Thousands of people demanding action over climate change descended on London today for a mass lobby of UK politicians organised by The Climate Coalition.

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Launch of #OurHands: a new social media campaign to protect domestic workers worldwide

16 June 2015 - Christian Aid, Migrant Forum Asia and domestic workers rights organisations from around the world join together to launch #OurHands campaign.

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Iraq one year on: responding to the escalating humanitarian crisis

15 June 2015 - As the Iraq crisis continues and millions more are displaced by relentless fighting, Christian Aid continues to respond to people’s mounting humanitarian needs.

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Bonn climate talks: green light means go

11 June 2015 - Christian Aid has welcomed the mandate expected to be given to the coordinators of the UN climate talks to speed up negotiations on a global climate deal.

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Bonn climate talks: time to stop colouring in the homework timetable

10 June 2015 - As the Bonn climate talks head towards a conclusion on Thursday Christian Aid has warned that negotiators are in danger of wasting their last hours, avoiding real progress on the substance of the Paris climate deal.

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Christian Aid alarmed at G7 plan for compulsory tax arbitration

9 June 2015 - G7 leaders’ support for fairness in the global tax system is welcome but their backing for compulsory binding arbitration in disputes about multinationals’ taxes is deeply troubling, Christian Aid said today.

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G7 climate progress needs to be felt at Bonn talks

8 June 2015 - Christian Aid has urged nations at the UN climate summit in Bonn to take the positive outcome at the G7 into the negotiating hall for the final week of the talks in Germany.

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Fighting in South Sudan’s unity state suspends aid delivery

4 June 2015 - Increased fighting in South Sudan’s Unity State has forced a Christian Aid partner in the area to stop temporarily giving aid to those in desperate need.

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Strong new global development vision welcome, but questions remain as to how to achieve it

June 3 2015 - The just-published Zero Draft of new global development goals for protecting people and the planet is strong on vision but weak on how to achieve it, Christian Aid says today.

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Christian Aid welcomes call for a global tax system that works for all

2 June 2015 - Christian Aid today applauds a new report which demands fresh solutions to tax dodging by multinational companies – a problem IMF researchers say could be costing developing countries $212 billion a year.

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