Action for Change

The Hivos Action for Change programme aims to alter government policies and the behaviour of citizens and businesses in the Netherlands and Europe so disadvantaged and marginalised groups in developing countries will see concrete improvements in their living and working conditions. Read more.

Key Focal Areas

  • Hivos and its partner organisations campaign at national and international level to reduce climate change and alleviate poverty by opting for 100% renewable energy.

  • The Hivos ‘Stop Child Labour’ coalition aims to eliminate all forms of child labour and to ensure formal full-time and quality education for all children, at least until the age of 15.

  • Productive employment and Decent Work are key elements to achieving a fair globalisation and the reduction of poverty.