2021 G7 Leaders’ Summit media resources

Please find below media resources related to the June 2021 G7 Leaders’ Summit.

This includes Bond G7 media briefings and press releases, main points of contact for the Civil Society 7 engagement group, access to versions of the C7 logo, an image library, and recent media coverage of the G7. 

Bond G7 Media briefings and Press Releases

15/03/2021 - Civil society urges government to pursue an ambitious G7 agenda which commits to a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable future for all

Civil Society 7 Policy Spokespeople

Bond has been appointed as lead of the Civil Society 7 engagement group, with responsibility to coordinate dialogue between government and civil society. For background briefings or on record quotes related to the Civil Society 7 priority issues from any of the policy experts below, please contact Bond's Media Manager, Maryam Mohsin: [email protected] / 07555 336029.  

Health - Katie Husselby. Katie is the Coordinator for Action for Global Health, a network of more than 50 organisations working to improve health for all. In this role, Katie coordinates member advocacy around the UK's role in global health and the G7 Presidency, manages engagement between UK Government and global health stakeholders, and guides the strategic direction of the organisation. Katie also sits on the Advisory Group for the Universal Health Coverage 2030 Civil Society Engagement Mechanism. 

Climate and environment - Dr Ruth Valerio and Catherine Pettengell. Ruth is the Director of Global Advocacy and Influencing at Tearfund. Her work focuses on advocating to governments and global institutions and mobilising churches and communities around the world on issues of poverty and climate change. Ruth is recognised as one of the leading figures in the UK church on environmental issues and has brought about significant change through her work over the last 25 years. Catherine is a sustainable development and climate change professional working across international policy and programming practice. She has worked on research, programming, and policy in various roles at FIELD, IIED, Oxfam, and CARE, and is currently an independent consultant. She has followed the UNFCCC process and related issues for 14 years. She is also a member of the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (BACCC) and coordinates Bond's Development and Environment Group (DEG)

Sustainable Economic Recovery - Kit Dorey. Kit is a policy manager at Bond, focussing on the Sustainable Development Goals and leave no one behind, and he is the main contact for the SDG Bond Working Group. 

Open Societies - Rowan Popplewell. Rowan is Bond's policy manager focusing on civic space and the operating environment. She supports organisations from across the development and environment sector to respond to restrictions on advocacy and campaigning in the UK. 

Education - Anna Darling and Anja Nielson. Anna is the Education Policy and Advocacy Adviser at Plan International UK and co-chair of the Policy and Parliamentary Working Group within Send My Friend. Anna also currently represents civil society on the Executive Committee of Education Cannot Wait. Her focus is on global girls' education, particularly in humanitarian settings. Anja is the Senior Policy Adviser for Education and Youth at the UK National Committee for UNICEF, Unicef UK. She leads the organisation’s domestic and international education policy, with a particular focus on education for children on the move. She has previously worked with teachers, youth programmes, and development policy for a variety of organisations. 

Food and Nutrition - Anushree Rao. Anushree is the Director of Policy and Campaigns at Concern Worldwide (UK). She leads a team of passionate advocates working to influence decision makers and hold them to account on the action they must take to end extreme poverty for people living in some of the world’s most fragile countries. Anushree is well experienced in leading nutrition policy and advocacy for development organisations, and leading civil society coalitions for a collaborative approach to advocacy and influencing. She holds masters' degrees in nutrition and global health from the Universities of Delhi and Oxford respectively.

Conflict - Eleanor Kennedy. Eleanor is the UK Advocacy lead at Crisis Action, an organisation designed to protect civilians and prevent conflict around the world. Eleanor leads on work with the UK government to design and implement a Protection of Civilians strategy, influencing on conflict prevention approaches and managing campaigns on long-term conflicts- specifically Yemen - and key crises as they emerge. Prior to this role Eleanor was at Amnesty International leading their Urgent Actions campaigning, focused on securing justice for individuals at risk of human rights violations around the world. 

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G7 Recent Media Coverage

02/2021, Covid vaccines: Boris Johnson pledges surplus to poorer countries at G7, BBC News 


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Call: 07555 336029 

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