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January Grassroots Conference call 2020 - A year of action!

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On Tuesday we kicked off 2021 with a network-wide call to plan the year ahead and discuss the key moments coming up for our campaigns.

We were joined by expert speakers from RESULTS UK: Kaleem Luthra, our Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, who among other things coordinates our work on...

December grassroots conference call - oppose the U-turn on aid

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This month we heard from Adam Bailey, UK & Ireland Campaigns Manager at The ONE Campaign, about the Government's proposal to reduce UK overseas aid spending to 0.5% of national income, and how international development organisations are planning their advocacy response. You can watch a...

November grassroots conference call - Nutrition funding after 2020

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This month we heard from Aaron Oxley, RESULTS UK Executive Director, Naveed Chaudhri, Head of Campaigns, and Dela Anderson, Campaigns and Communications Officer, about the imminent risk to UK funding for global nutrition programmes. They explained how this comes at a time when malnutrition and food...

October 2020 RESULTS UK Grassroots Call - A fairer world by 2030

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This month we heard from Lilei Chow, Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser on the Sustainable Development Goals at Save the Children, who is also a Co-Chair of the BOND SDG Group, which helps coordinate the different NGOs’ work on the SDGs. She explained how progress in international development...

September 2020 RESULTS UK Grassroots Call - UK priorities for poverty reduction

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On this month's grasssroots conference call, we heard from the ONE Campaign's Nasim Salad about the need for the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) to prioritise development spending on programmes that focus on poverty reduction and can demonstrate their effectiveness in a...

RESULTS National Conference 2020: Hopeful campaigning in challenging times

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended this year’s National Conference on 12 and 13 September - our first ever virtual conference! With so many global challenges and uncertainty ahead, it was great to be able to reflect together and share our achievements, hopes and...

Global Goals Day: Spotlighting Health and Education on the Journey to 2030

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Global Goals Day: Spotlighting Health and Education on the Journey to 2030

Five years today, 193 governments agreed upon a set of 17 goals with the mission to end poverty and create a more equitable, peaceful, and...

Why are we celebrating 0.7%? Find out in our April Conference Call recording!

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Our April 2015 Conference Call was all about celebrating the passage of the 0.7% Act , which received Royal Assent on 26 March, 2015. We were joined by Baroness Alison Suttie , one of the key figures in the Bill’s journey...

Guest Blog Post: UK Aid saves lives by the minute – shouldn't we be proud of that?

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This is a guest blog post from Norwich Grassroots Group Leader Ann Marie Pointer . It first appeared in the Norwich Evening News on Wednesday, 25 March 2015. One of the last bills to go through this Parliament will be the Foreign Aid bill. It will commit the UK to spending 0.7% of its Gross...

Measles: From Washington to Lagos via Berlin - no passport required

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The third blog in our World Immunisation Week series comes from Vanessa Boas, European Advocacy Officer from Global Health Advocates. Measles moves fast. The highly contagious virus can strike anywhere at any time, be it in Nigerian refugee camps or California’s...

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