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The question campaigners hate to answer, but need to

Kirsty McNeill on the tough question campaigners need to ask themselves in order to make change.


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19 September 2019
With millions of young people set to join the climate strike, a look at how UK aid can help with the climate crisis.
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19 September 2019
The 2018 ODA stats show the UK meeting the 0.7% spending target, with an extra £499m spent on UK aid compared to 2017.
UN member flags flying high in New York
18 September 2019
With the UNGA just round the corner, we outline what we believe the UK representatives should prioritise.