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Global Fund Replenishment off to a strong start with ambitious pledges

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This week our campaign to Take Out TB took a big step forward with some fantastic news from Canada: Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will pledge CAD785 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for its 2017-19...

July 2020 grassroots conference call – Standing up for UK aid

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This month, we discussed how the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), announced by the Prime Minister on 16 June, will need to ensure that the UK’s impressive record of using our overseas aid budget to alleviate poverty continues into the future. There is a very important...

June conference call recording now available

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I am pleased to share that a recording of the June conference call is now available to download here .

This month’s call focused on supporting lifesaving UK Aid and the...

Beyond Aid: Can economic growth and prosperity overcome poverty by 2030?

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At this year's National Conference "International development in a changing world", leading thinkers, campaigners and practitioners came together to debate the most current topics in international development. RESULTS campaigner Charlie Ensor has put together his reflections on what the role of the private sector, governments and institutions are in providing economic opportunities for all and overcoming poverty.

Nutrition for Growth 2016 – the event that wasn’t

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​ The Summer Olympic Games kick off today in Rio de Janeiro, bringing people and nations together through sport. On 4 th August, a day before the grand opening ceremony, another important event was also held in Rio in the side-lines of the Olympics, which was to have paved the way for progress...

Education commission calls for 8-Fold Increase in GPE Funding

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Guest blog written by Tony Baker, Education for All Manager, RESULTS Educational Fund

Today, as part of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, a group of global leaders known as the International Commission on Financing...

What needs to happen when aid ends?

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This week, the independent body set up to scrutinize DFID’s aid spending (the Independent Commission on Aid Impact –ICAI) released their review and findings on ‘ When aid relationships change: DFID approach to exit and transition in its development partnerships ’. We believe that no matter where people live, they should have access to health services, education, and economic opportunities which allow them to lift themselves from extreme poverty. Equity is a core principle of what we believe in and fight for every day, through our grassroots, parliamentary, and policy advocacy.

World AIDS Day: global challenges require global leadership

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Across the pond, pundits are beginning to speculate what the President-Elect’s cabinet picks will mean for US support for international development, with some pessimistically suggesting that America First may literally translate as America Not Overseas.

In particular, concerns have been...

A step forward for disability and development

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“I am determined to establish DFID as the global leader in this neglected and under prioritised area – people with disabilities must be at the heart of our work to build a more prosperous and secure future, which is in all of our interests. I will be working with governments, NGOs,...

Evidence and Empathy

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I arrived into my office on the first working day of the new year to a depressingly familiar refrain: “Did you see what was on the front page of the Daily Mail today?!” It came as no surprise when the details of the...

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