Every day around the world people are tortured with specialist law enforcement equipment. A UN expert and civil society are calling for an international response – join Omega Research Foundation in their campaign for a Torture-Free Trade Treaty.
Analysis from the Development Engagement Lab on current public attitudes towards recent cuts to Official Development Assistance, and how it might backfire on the government.
In their new report, Charity campaigning – where next? The International Broadcasting Trust (IBT) looks at the changing campaigning landscape and what steps NGOs can take to become more effective. IBT’s Mark Galloway, tells us more.
It’s a laudable aim to engage groups who have lost faith in international institutions and “meet them where they are at” as the We The Helpers campaign set out to do. But we have a duty to move towards greater understanding and global solidarity.
This year’s Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) UK Campaigner Survey hoped to find organisations resisting the urge to withdraw into their shells to avoid criticism. What they discovered was even more reassuring. SMK’s Chloe Hardy tells us more.
Influencing is an art, not a science, and there is never a right or wrong way to do things. But what are the theories and techniques that can help you understand how and when to spot opportunities for change?
Research shows that people believe in the seriousness of climate change and its consequences. They also believe in the next steps, and particularly want to see government action on these issues.
What makes a “”good disability story””? How can we embrace authentic voices for inclusive storytelling and journalism? Bond’s Disability and Development Group have launched a new animation which provides some solutions to these questions.
In the context of growing challenges to the sector, it is perhaps worth returning to the basic rules and tips around how to use media and comms to advance our causes and make the world a better place.