Entries by Suzabelle Jones

Urgent Actions on Aid and G7

Two Urgent Actions: Aid and G7 Pray and act to get back to 0.7% On Monday there will potentially be a vote on aid. Former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has tabled an amendment to the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill which would require the Government to reinstate our commitment to give 0.7% of […]

Prayer for India

A prayer written as India experiences a second wave of COVID19.   We pray, Lord, for India … Have mercy on all its people. Give its leaders wisdom, compassion, and a willingness to be guided in paths of righteousness and justice. May all who seek to prevent and alleviate suffering know your blessing. May all […]

Responding to the cuts in UK aid

Table of contents Aid levels – and the cuts What concerns were expressed when cuts were announced? How are cuts affecting countries in conflict? How are cuts affecting health and education? How are cuts affecting vital research? What can we do? Thoughts for prayer and action What has been the recent level of the aid […]

Make COP26 Count!

Make COP26 Count programme – April 2021 The UN Climate talks this November in Glasgow, also known as the Conference of Parties or COP26 will bring together international leaders to tackle climate change. It’s a crucial meeting: countries have been invited to present updated national plans to cut emissions and to agree the last portions […]

Every Mother Matters – Fair Trade & Mothering Sunday

It was a simple conversation around a kitchen table. A friend and colleague was hosting a leader in the Peruvian Fair Trade movement. We were discussing a conference we had all been involved with … our work … our hopes. And then the visitor began sharing her story. Before her Fair Trade journey began, she […]