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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...

In the Fight Against the World’s Deadliest Diseases, It’s Time to Take the Next Step

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This blog post from Taryn Russell, Campaigns Officer - Child Health and Vaccines at RESULTS Canada , is the fourth in our World Immunisation Week series on “Closing the Gap on...

Six reasons why the Financing for Development Conference matters for millions

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Laura Kerr, Policy Advocacy Coordinator, blogs about the importance of the Financing for Development Conference next month. 2015 is a pivotal year for development. In September, global leaders will agree on a new set of Sustainable...

“Beyond Aid” is the Refrain as Leaders Prepare for the Financing for Development Conference

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Steve Lewis, Head of Policy Advocacy blogs ahead of travelling to one of the most important international conferences in 2015. With just a week to go until the Financing for Development (FfD) conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, countries are finalising their negotiating positions. The...

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