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Reports and resources for development and humanitarian practitioners, policy makers and academia. You can find all our key resources on policy and practice from around the world below - including tools, frameworks, best practice and reports on humanitarian, health, markets, governance, tax, climate, gender and conflict. 

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Argues that the EU, Russia, the UN and the US are failing to make adequate progress towards improving the prospects for peace in the region.

Published: 1 January 2008

A presentation about what the minimum standards on age and disability inclusion mean for humanitarian programming.

Published: 1 June 2016

Looks at the tax dodging that has cost the countries that receive money from the Scottish Government’s international development fund almost £43m.

Published: 1 September 2009

Looks at how poor countries have suffered from the same combination of secrecy and lax regulation that triggered the current international crisis.

Published: 1 November 2008

This paper will analyse the political feasibility of delivering new sources of long-term climate finance.

Published: 1 September 2010

Starkly illustrates how inequality continues to blight progress in a country with a GDP now higher than that of the UK - executive summary.

Published: 1 May 2005

Starkly illustrates how inequality continues to blight progress in a country with a GDP now higher than that of the UK (2012).

Published: 1 May 2012

An introduction to Christian Aid's work on rights and services in Nigeria, focussing on community health and HIV.

Published: 1 July 2015

A reflection by the ACT Alliance Humanitarian Policy and Practice Advisory Group on the unique role of faith-based organisations in crises.

Published: 1 January 2015

Report on how inequality affects people in Latin America.

Published: 1 March 2017

Describe las diferentes caras de la desigualdad en America Latina y el Caribe

Published: 1 March 2017

Infographic to accompany the Scandal of inequality 2 report (English)

Published: 1 March 2017

Investigates where progress has been made, what policies are driving improvement, and sets out what more needs to be done.

Published: 1 April 2012

Investigates where progress has been made, what policies are driving improvement, and sets out what more needs to be done (Spanish).

Published: 1 April 2012

Shows how poor countries are losing hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue as rich individuals and multinational companies avoid paying their tax.

Published: 1 September 2005

Including citizens in the governing processes of a nation is crucial to achieve sustainable social and economic development.

Published: 1 February 2017

ACT Alliance Humanitarian Policy and Practice Advisory Group Position Paper for the World Humanitarian Summit.

Published: 1 January 2015

Articles from 17 partners outlining their hopes for a post-2015 global development agenda to replace Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (French)

Articles from 17 partners outlining their hopes for post-2015 global development agenda to replace Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (Portuguese)

Published: 1 September 2013

Articles from 17 partners outlining their hopes for a post-2015 global development agenda to replace the Millennium Development Goals. (Spanish)

Published: 1 September 2013