Category Archives: Events

Are you clear about the implications of the Lobbying Act? Join us on 5 August

Earlier this month the Electoral Commission released their guidance on the Lobbying Act which comes into force from 19 September, 2014. To help your organisation fully understand the implications of the Act, and to support you to decide whether your … Continue reading

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Celebs and journos: any good for development?

Does INGO use of celebrities have any positive impact in the real world, or is it really just a sneaky way for charities to attract corporate sponsors to their brand? Dan Brockington’s research into INGO use of celebrities for advocacy purposes has now been made available via open access … Continue reading

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Tax Justice – Are You Serious?

For those who haven’t already signed up, the public forum on tax justice that is taking place on 25 November at London venue Rich Mix looks set to be a prime opportunity for people to debate where campaigning needs to … Continue reading

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All you need is aid

And so it came to pass. The resounding message coming out of this weekend’s hunger summit and IF campaign event was exactly as predicted: more charity is needed to solve Africa’s problems, not structural change. Aid agencies declared themselves thrilled … Continue reading

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Stop G8MOs

G8 summit – a moment for NGOs to stick to supporting social movements in the global South, not cosy up to G8 governments: support for the G8 is support for its New Alliance corporations which will unleash more GMOs in … Continue reading

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Confronting the G8: events and actions

As promised, here is a collection of events and actions planned around the G8 summit in Fermanagh and the earlier hunger summit in London; make sure you come to the 8 June morning action to open the week; click on … Continue reading

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