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Power phrases at the RESULTS International Conference

31 July 2017

Hannah Lathan is a campaigner with the Oxford RESULTS Group and has just attended the RESULTS International Conference (22-25 July) in Washington DC for the first time.

Power words and phrases have the ability to move others to listen, remember and take notes better. This is something that is easily integrated into our advocacy work. During my time at the RESULTS International Conference last week, I noticed that my notebook was...

RESULTS International Conference: Supporting the Global Partnership for Education

27 July 2017

Ellie Wason is a campaigner with the Brighton RESULTS Group and has just attended the RESULTS International Conference (22-25 July) in Washington DC for the first time.

One of RESULTS’ key themes in campaigning for poverty reduction is education. The importance of education in eliminating poverty has received attention at the RESULTS International Conference in Washington DC, where we have heard from RESULTS staff and a diverse range of other civil society groups...

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...

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...

My thoughts on RESULTS International Conference

25 July 2016

Clare Dickson, group leader for the RESULTS Aylesbury group recounts her experience of the annual RESULTS International Conference, which she attended last month in Washington DC.

Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington DC . A fitting place for reflection during my last few days here, and fortunately much quieter and calmer than I’ve become used to here. The RESULTS International Conference - 4 days packed with impressive...

An Ode to RESULTS

27 June 2016

At our recent National Conference, we reminded ourselves that this year, it’s the 30th anniversary of RESULTS’ advocacy work in the UK, helping to keep the UK government’s eye firmly on the need reduce global poverty, working towards health, education and economic opportunities for all.

To mark the occasion, veteran RESULTS campaigner Sanjay Vaja from Macclesfield recited this amazing poem!

An Ode to RESULTS

For thirty years, RESULTS has...

International development in a changing world

22 June 2016
Photo: Tom Maguire

We describe RESULTS as a movement of active citizens exercising their personal and political power for change. What does this mean in reality? The RESULTS National Conference (11-13 June) – my first – answered this question pretty conclusively. It was an inspiring, challenging and exhausting three days spent with our grassroots campaigners, people who are not only keen to change the world for the better, but are actually out there doing it, sharing their concerns about...

6 reasons why we’re excited about the RESULTS National Conference 2016

25 May 2016

With less than 3 weeks to go until the RESULTS National Conference 2016, things are starting to heat up!

We’ve got a brilliant line up of leading thinkers, campaigners and practitioners all ready to talk to you about where they stand on the hottest international development debates, with new speakers being confirmed each day. If you’ve already bought a ticket, then we can’t wait for you to join us in London. And if you haven’t got yours yet, then there’s still time to...

RESULTS Office welcomes Gladys and Esther, nutrition champions from Kenya

2 November 2015

Please join us in welcoming two nutrition champions from Kenya, Gladys Mugambi, and Esther Wamai-Kariuki, who will be visiting London this week to raise the profile for nutrition as an important maker and marker of development.

Gladys is the H ead of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya. She has vast experience in setting up policies and programmes on micronutrient supplementation and...

RESULTS Welcomes Naveed Chaudhri as Head of Campaigns!

14 October 2015

Hi, my name is Naveed Chaudhri and I'm the new Head of Campaigns at RESULTS UK.

Although I started my career in pub lishing, I’ve volunteered in and worked for the international development sector for over 20 years, and my passion is to help grassroots campaignsnetworks gain public support for the changes needed to improve the lives of people in poor communities. I’ve campaigned on...

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