Blog: RESULTS UK

RESULTS National Conference 2020: Hopeful campaigning in challenging times

15 September 2020

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 ideas. It’s been a tough year, with the COVID-19 pandemic emphasising the need for solidarity and for fair global systems that are fit for purpose.

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National Volunteers Week: Meet Ricci and Karen

5 June 2020

This National Volunteers Week, we’re delighted to showcase the remarkable advocacy work of volunteer campaigners and their contribution to overcoming global poverty. In this guest blog post, Ricci and Karen, co-leaders of the Macclesfield RESULTS Group, share their personal motivations for the voluntary work they do, as well as some of their achievements.

Ricci and Karen also made this great video summarising their blog post!

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What is it like to work at RESULTS?

3 January 2019

This blog was written by Valeria Rodriguez, a student at the University of Florida who spent three months volunteering with RESULTS UK as part of a university programme.

As an intern at RESULTS, I learned about many significant global issues that made me realise how uninformed I was before. In my opinion, it is important for everyone to be active members of society and be aware of these global issues. This made RESULTS a perfect opportunity for me, as it provided an...

RESULTS UK at the Party Conferences

18 October 2018

Every year the major political parties in the UK hold an annual autumn conference. Conferences are a great opportunity for members of a party to vote on future policy decisions, attend events and chat to parliamentarians. Since 2015, RESULTS UK and Send My Friend to School have attended various party conferences in order to ensure that the key issues of global health and education are continually in the foreground of conversations on aid, poverty...

RESULTS International Conference Part 2: Advocacy Day

27 July 2018

Calum Kinsella is a campaigner with the London RESULTS Group and writes this blog post from the RESULTS International Conference (14-17 July) in Washington DC, which he has attended for the first ti me.

Advocacy Day. A day which starts with a mix of nervous excitement and anticipation and which for most ends with a real sense of satisfaction that you have contributed to bumping up important global issues to the top of decision makers’ piles.

On 17 July...

RESULTS International Conference Part 1: A meeting of voices, hearts and minds

19 July 2018

Calum Kinsella is a campaigner with the London RESULTS Group and writes this blog post from the RESULTS International Conference (14-17 July) in Washington DC, which he has attended for the first ti me.

The annual RESULTS International Conference isn’t just any old conference. It’s a meeting of minds and the frontline of advocating to end poverty. I joined hundreds of RESULTS advocates from around...

Joining the Dots Together

21 June 2018

This guest blog post was written by London RESULTS Group member Stephen Richards. Stephen graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2012 with a B.A. in philosophy and has been volunteering with RESULTS UK since 2016. He enjoys advocacy mainly for the people and chance to make a bigger difference, but also so he can share his homemade hummus at meetings.

This post was first published on https://resultslondon....

Message from trustees on safeguarding

15 March 2018

The recent alerts and scandals in our sector relating to abuse and safeguarding of members of vulnerable communities around the world is distressing for us all, and as this scandal has expanded to encompass UK-based harassment it is clear that being an organisation with a commitment to social justice and the end of poverty does not leave space for any complacency on dealing with harassment and abuse.

Everyone associated with RESULTS will know that, whilst we are not directly...

A year in pictures: 2017

20 December 2017

What a year. The UK announced an historic pledge of £100million to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which will help bring the world one step closer to eradicating polio for good. A new Secretary of State was appointed at DFID. Over 65 campaigners assembled in Parliament for a day of action to mark World Poverty Day. And world leaders included TB in the Communiqué's section on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), with a call for new ways to promote research and development.

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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...

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