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RESULTS International Conference 2017: Building Advocacy Training Skills to Engage your Community

22 July 2017

Four members of the RESULTS UK grassroots network are attending the RESULTS International Conference in Washington DC (22-25 July), our annual celebration of our advocacy mission, where members of the RESULTS family from across the world meet, re-energise ourselves, and share challenges and successes.

In this first of a series of blog posts, ​ Attica Kone, a campaigner with the London RESULTS Group, shares what she...

Campaign Champions call on Parliament to invest in global education

20 July 2017

Last Wednesday, 20 smart, passionate and inspiring 14 and 15 year olds from across the UK assembled in London for a day of action in Parliament. Their mission? To call on MPs and decision makers to address the global learning crisis and invest more money in global education through the Global Partnership for Education.

This guest blog on the day comes from Lucy Owen, one of the 20 Campaign Champions representing 300,000 young people.

I’m a year 9 student...

July conference call recording now available

7 July 2017

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

We know that education is powerful, yet in too many lower income countries, children don’t have access to even a basic education. With an education funding gap of $39 billion annually and inequality in access to education rising, it is the most marginalised and vulnerable young people who are all too often left behind.

Toward the end of this year,...

Polio video conference call now online

2 May 2017

Polio is endemic in only three countries in the world - Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Ending the disease forever is truly within our grasp - if we can eradicate it everywhere, including the most remote, insecure and hardest to access locations.

Jim Calverley, RESULTS UK's Parliamentary Advocacy Officer (Child Heath) speaks to grassroots campaigners from the UK and Canada about his recent trip taking journalists to northern Nigeria, to witness at first-hand how a polio...

March conference call recording now available

10 March 2017

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

In recent years, the UK government has played an important role in raising the global focus of malnutrition.

Yet around 3 million children still die each year from malnutrition, and the world is way off track to meet global targets for ensuring good nutrition. There is a serious risk that progress in tackling malnutrition will...

January conference call recording now available

18 January 2017

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

With only 3 countries in the world – Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan – recording polio cases last year, there is real hope in 2017 that the disease can be eradicated for good. This month’s action focuses on the importance of ensuring the UK government does all it can to support the...

December conference call recording now available

12 December 2016

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

On this month’s call, we took a look back at campaign successes that the RESULTS grassroots network have contributed to during 2016, from helping to secure an ambitious UK pledge of £1.1 billion at the Global Fund Replenishment in Montreal, to making Climate Risk Insurance a hot topic at this year’s UN Climate Change Conference....

November conference call recording now available

7 November 2016

I’m pleased to share that a recording of the November grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

With new figures released by the World Health Organisation last month showing that TB - the world’s leading infectious killer - just got deadlier, this month’s call focused on the scale of the growing TB...

September conference call recording now available

9 September 2016

I’m pleased to share that a recording of the September grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

With just over a week until The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria’s Fifth Replenishment conference in Montreal, RESULTS campaign groups across the UK will be writing joint letters to the new Secretary of State for International Development, Priti Patel this month, calling on her to match...

August conference call recording now available

19 August 2016

I’m pleased to share that a recording of the August grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

This month’s call focused on our Healthy Lives campaign and the Nutrition for Growth media moment happening in Rio de Janerio ahead of the Olympic Games. We were joined by special guest speaker Jordan Teague, a Policy Analyst at Bread for the World Institute in Washington, who reminded us of the importance of...

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