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Past campaigns

Thanks to you, we have achieved some amazing campaigning successes. We were able to lobby governments and decision-makers to tackle the root causes of poverty and helped to introduce a treaty that controls the illegal trade of guns and weapons. Here are just a few of the campaigning achievements you helped make happen.

  • World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

    This September, join together with churches and faith groups around the world as we mark the World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel from 20-26th September.

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  • Arms Trade Treaty enters into force

    The Arms Trade Treaty has entered into force - heralding a new chapter in collective efforts to bring responsibility, accountability and transparency to the global arms trade

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  • Justice for Syrian Atrocities

    The Syrian people deserve justice for the crimes committed against them. Act for Peace has joined with more than 100 civil society groups across the world to issue the following statement to urge the United Nations Security Council to approve a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

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  • We are human

    Stand against violence in Gaza and Israel because #WeAreHuman. People like you, from all over the world, are sending a loud and clear message to world leaders that we believe in humanity. We must each do what we can to stop the loss of life in Gaza and Israel.

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  • International Day of Peace

    The 21st September is the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.

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  • International Day of Peace 2013

    On the International Day of Peace we stood together and told our political leaders we do not support cuts to aid, and want them to do more to invest in peace-building projects to stop lives being torn apart by conflict and poverty.

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  • Arms Trade Treaty 2013

    History has been made — we have an Arms Trade Treaty! In 2013 the world took a monumental step forward in controlling the irresponsible arms trade. 

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  • Movement to end poverty

    Ahead of the 2013 Federal Election you joined together with other Australians to show support for doing our part to end extreme poverty.

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