Content labelled as: Sustainable Development Goals

It’s all about the targets!

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Back in August, RESULTS supporters were asked to contact local schools, asking them to take part in the World’s Largest Lesson to promote the new Global Goals . But as RESULTS staff members, have we...

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.

She Will

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We will, she will: the tagline chosen for the Girls’ Education Forum. It’s positive, empowering and speaks with an effective simplicity that we are often guilty of overlooking. Who will be the person to advance themselves, their society and their country? She Will. But without equity in...

Education Beyond SDG 4

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It’s the SDG era now, we’ve been hearing that for a year. We’ve changed the ‘M’ for the ‘S’. Millennium for Sustainable. But this change has to be more than a word. It has to transfer into long-lasting, all-encompassing, and self-perpetuating development. Is that not what sustainability is? And...

What's Pneumonia got to do with the Global Goals?

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On #WorldPneumoniaDay 2016, Laura Kerr reminds us how the prevention of one disease can help reduce many preventable child deaths and requires a strong, well functioning health system.

In 2015, 2,500 young lives were lost every single day because of pneumonia.

It is the number...

October conference call

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A recording of the October grassroots conference call is now available. We were joined on the call by Will Worley , a freelance journalist with a strong interest in writing on international development and sustainability issues. Will...

Education that leaves no one behind

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Chris Woodgates, member of our Brighton RESULTS group, discusses the Global Partnership for Education and the importance of educating children with disabilities. Chris is based in Brighton and is currently studying for a BA in Anthropology at the University of Sussex. This blog was first posted...

How do I help make positive change in this crazy world?

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It’s a question that we at RESULTS have asked ourselves over and over during this last year or so. In an increasingly polarised, angry and unsafe world, how do those of us who want to stay positive and keep fighting poverty actually manage to do that, keeping motivated as we go, and achieving...

The World Health Assembly 2018 and what it did for us

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At RESULTS, we are clear about what we do: We use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Every year in Geneva, delegations from the 193 Member States of the World Health Organisation (WHO) gather to discuss health challenges of global significance. This is...

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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On 17 October 2018 we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

It is important to recall at this time the fundamental connection between extreme poverty and human rights, and that people living in poverty are disproportionately affected by many human rights violations...

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