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January conference call

11 January 2018

A recording of the January grassroots conference call is no w available. We were joined on the call by Nafisa Baboo, Senior Advisor on Inclusive Education at Light for the World , an international disability and development organisation which works for an inclusive society where no one is left behind...

4 things I've learnt campaigning with RESULTS

14 December 2017

James Foskett, group leader of our Brighton RESULTS group, shares four things he has learnt campaigning for RESULTS over the past year. This blog was first posted on the RESULTS Brighton blog.

I have been campaigning with RESULTS UK for a little over 3 years now and am currently the group leader of the Brighton RESULTS group. As the year draws to a close, I wanted to share four things I have learnt about being a...

November conference call

8 November 2017

A recording of the November grassroots conference call is now available. We were joined on th e call by Tony Baker, Associate Director for Global Education at RESULTS Educational Fund. Tony talked us through the importance of the Global Partnership for Education (on whose Board he sits) in helping children around the world into school, as an essential part of achieving Global Goal 4 ('inclusive and equitable quality education for...

The game's not over yet

1 November 2017

At a time when UK development aid is subject to so much criticism, it was wonderful to see cross-party support for a World Polio Day event in Trafalgar Square last week that pitted parliamentarians and the GB wheelchair basketball team against each other. The One Last Push campaign , of which RESULTS UK is a key partner, organised the match with the support of the British paralympian Ade Adepitan to highlight that we have made enormous progress towards...

#EndPoverty lobby day

20 October 2017

Last Tuesday, 65 campaigners from across the UK assembled in Parliament for a day of action to mark World Poverty Day. Their mission? To celebrate UK leadership on international development and to urge MPs to make sure UK aid is spent effectively. This guest blog post comes from Calum Kinsella from the London group, one of 11 campaigners from the RESULTS network who joined us on the day.

Several RESULTS campaigners met in Westminster on Tuesday 17th October at the #...

October conference call

12 October 2017

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 shared his experience of pitching to the media, with fascinating and invaluable insights into the changing UK local media landscape, and suggested tactics for getting your message across. Well worth...

September conference call recording now available

13 September 2017

A recording of the September grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

Poor nutrition leads to millions of child deaths and wasted human potential, but is entirely preventable. The UK has played a big role in the global fight against malnutrition. In 2013, then Prime Minister David Cameron established the ‘Nutrition for Growth’ (‘N4G’) agenda, raising $23 billion of new funding for nutrition programmes.

But four...

August conference call now available

11 August 2017

The August grassroots conference call is now available . After a round-up of your actions around the UK, we heard from Oxfam’s Gideon Rabinowitz, aid policy expert, explaining why it’s important that our politicians support the achievements of the UK’s international aid efforts.

Thanks to you, many MPs have been active supporters of international development this year so far. Whether they urged Theresa May to prioritise TB at the G20, became...

Advocacy on global development at the World Bank

1 August 2017

Volunteer campaigners Ellie Wason and Hannah Lathan have just attended the RESULTS International Conference (22-25 July) in Washington DC, as part of which they took part in an advocacy meeting at the World Bank.

At the grassroots advocacy level, lobbying our local MPs in the UK, it is easy to feel a disconnect with international processes in the development world, especially when organisations such as the United Nations and the World Bank are based in the US....

What is the role of a RESULTS grassroots volunteer?

23 July 2017

Dr. Vikki Burns is a campaigner with the Birmingham RESULTS Group and is a member of the RESULTS UK Board of Trustees. She is attending the RESULTS International Conference (22-25 July) in Washington DC for the first time.

Describing the work of a RESULTS grassroots volunteer can be challenging. When I explain that we use informed advocacy to call for an end to extreme poverty worldwide, I usually finish with an ironic “because I like achievable goals”! However, being here...

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