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National Conference speakers annouced!

3 April 2014

We are pleased to announce four of the speakers who will be joining us for our annual National Conference over the weekend of the 10 th -12 th of May 2014.

With an exciting range of speakers already confirmed, this year’s conference is shaping up to be one of our most exciting conferences to date! To find out more about them, have a read of their bios below.

Speaker Biographies

Ben Taylor

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"The most valuable right that will prevent conflict and help a country grow is education" RESULTS April Conference Call

2 April 2014

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On the evening of the 2 nd of April, RESULTS held a conference call as a part of April’s monthly action. This months action is to ensure the GPE secures full replenishment for the upcoming 2015-2018 calendar years. April’s action calls on advocates to write to their local MP and ask them to...

REASON #1 to invest in the Global Partnership for Education now: WE CANNOT END POVERTY WITHOUT INVESTING IN EDUCATION

31 March 2014

Over the next eight weeks, RESULTS affiliates in Canada, the UK, the U.S. and Australia will delve deeper into 8 key reasons to invest in the Global Partnership for Education now more than ever. This first post from Camilla Ryberg, RESULTS Australia's Education Manager, looks at why we cannot end poverty without investing in education.

“ Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world .” ― Nelson Mandela

Today we look a bit more closely into...

Global grassroots call with Alice Albright now available for download

28 March 2014

Earlier this month, grassroots advocates from around the world came together to to ask Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) , how increased support for the Partnership will help to get more children in school and what they as advocates can do to galvanise greater support for education from their governments. With RESULTS grassroots groups joining from the UK, Australia, US and Canada, the call demonstrated that...

National Conference agenda annouced

27 March 2014

We are now just 6 weeks away from our annual National Conference that will look at some of the new ideas and technologies that are irreversibly changing the way development is done. The sessions for the conference have now been finalised; see below for full details.

Session 1: Doing it for themselves: national and grassroots development successes that are breaking the mould Hear from world-leading organisations taking novel, dynamic approaches to changing the world.

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A round up of 'the best World TB Day ever'

25 March 2014

Yesterday, March 24th, marked the 19th annual World TB Day and we saw an amazing day of advocacy, action, media, and high level announcements of new funding and policy from key organisations working on the global TB response.

RESULTS kicked off our day with a briefing in our offices with a group of advocates from around the UK. As people arrived at our office they were chatting about the article they had read in...

Photo story: Drug-resistant TB in Romania

21 March 2014

The fifth and final blog in our World TB Day series comes from Tom Maguire in the form of a photo story from his recent trip to Romania. During two weeks in December, Tom visited hospitals, sanatoriums and prisons to meet with drug-resistant TB patients and the doctors and nurses assisting them with their treatments. These photos of some of the people he met visualise both the severity of the treatment and the loneliness and isolation that many patients feel being away from their loved ones...

From London to Lusaka – RESULTS UK and CITAM+ launch new report in Zambia

21 March 2014

“Nutrition Advocacy in Zambia: challenges and opportunities”

Today, RESULTS UK and CITAM+ are launching a new report in Lusaka, Zambia. “Nutrition Advocacy in Zambia: challenges and opportunities” examines the nutrition advocacy space in the country, primarily looking at the experience of civil...

Rosezenny Rivilla and her battle against MDR-TB. Part four in our World TB Day series

20 March 2014

Today is our fourth and penultimate blog series on TB in the run up to World TB day on March 24th. Rosezenny is from the Phillipines, a country with a high burden of TB; demonstrating the truly global nature of this disease.

When 41 year old Rosezenny Revilla of Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines was diagnosed with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis her whole world came crashing down. As a married mother of three children and a grade school teacher she faced the question “why me...

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