Who doesn’t love a free festival? Who doesn’t love great music and food? No-one, right? Well, the Africa Oye festival on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June was the place to be. It's the UK’s biggest festival celebrating African culture hosted in Sefton Park, Liverpool. I attended the festival with my campaigns colleague...
World leaders are about to decide how much they will spend on tackling global poverty over the next 15 years. This will have a huge impact on the lives of millions of people living in the poorest countries. Send a tweet to European leaders now and tell them to #DoWhatsRight.
When the G7 leaders released their annual communique from the summit in Germany, many were quick to ask: what does this mean for us? Was the glass half full or half empty? On first glance at the communique’s section on global health, the answer could easily be half—or even more than half—full. Zooming out from the&he......
Today world leaders, celebrities and global citizens from around the world are gathering on the Königsplatz, Munich, to stand #againstpoverty. On the eve of the G7, we call on world leaders to make the courageous decisions necessary to end extreme poverty by 2030.
In a few days time, the leaders of seven of the world’s richest countries will meet in Germany for a global summit. Together they are known as the G7 and the decisions they make will affect us all. These are the 7 big things we’re asking the G7 for action on - help us out by sharing these graphics to spread the word.
Our 2015 Data Report: Putting the Poorest First, reveals how people in the very poorest countries are not benefitting enough from international aid. If these facts shock you, share this page and then take action and tell leaders to target their development to the people who need it most.
On the 26th of May EU Development Ministers will be meeting in Brussels to make some crucial decisions for the future of development aid. They will have to agree on what will be the European Union’s position in upcoming international negotiations on how to finance it going forward.
Now that the initial buzz of the UK election results have died down, we’ve taken a look at what a majority Conservative government will mean for international development: By 2020, the manifesto commits the Conservative Party to immunising 76 million children, helping 11 million children in the poorest countries gain ......
Today, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC) released the preliminary Official Development Assistance (ODA) figures for 2014, showing how much donor countries gave in total development assistance last year.
Our Poverty is Sexist campaign makes it clear that girls and women are hit hardest by poverty, and millions are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. The answer? Well, it’s complicated. And massive. But completely do-able.