Campaigning hub

Campaigning is a crucial part of a vibrant and healthy civil society. Our campaigning hub showcases examples of innovative and exciting campaigns to inspire ideas and share learning. It also brings together the most useful campaigning resources to support those wanting to influence policy and campaign for change, and the latest campaigning news and views.

The hub helps our members to design and deliver campaigns that are effective and inclusive, and provides a forum for collaboration and the sharing of best practice.

 

Campaigning news and views

Motorcyclist in Freetown, Sierra Leone
In spite of the views of certain tabloid newspapers, millions of people support the UK's commitment to foreign aid. And they're not all the usual suspects.
18 May 2016
John Kerry at Anti-Corruption Summit
Members of the Bond network respond to the Anti-Corruption Summit Communique released by the Cabinet Office.
12 May 2016
Baroness Scotland speaking at the Tackling Corruption Together conference
Representatives from civil society, business, and government gathered in London ahead of David Cameron's Anti-Corruption Summit.
11 May 2016

Campaigning case studies

 family beside a damaged house near Naglebhare, Nepal

SafeSchools: Nepal

This virtual reality documentary is part of Theirworld's #SafeSchool campaign, which highlights the tragic consequences for children whose education is neglected in the aftermath of an emergency.
Children in a classroom with hands up

Hands up for humanity

This social media campaign aims to increase public awareness of the humanitarian challenges facing the world and of the opportunity that the World Humanitarian Summit presents.
Abstract pattern of intertwined colorful light beams

Live stream platform to turn viewers into activists

Mobil-Eyes Us uses live streamed video to connect people with the causes they care about, and to inspire action.

Campaigning resources

Crowds on busy British shopping street in summer
This short video from the ONE Campaign explores the views of members of the UK public about overseas aid.
12 September 2012
Mother and child under mosquito net
Images and suggested tweets to help support pro-aid voices on social media.
This guidebook looks at how you can bring “people power” into your next campaign or project.
11 January 2016

Campaigning in brief

Mapped: The climate change conversation on Twitter

Carbon Brief has commissioned Right Relevance to start harvesting data from Twitter and use it to show how the influencers within the climate change conversation shift over time. John Swain, from Right Relevance, explains the methodology and highlights some key findings from the first wave of analysis.

Carbon Brief 5 May 2016

Video: Youth map the climate change they want to see

Voices of Youth Maps is a mobile application and online platform for young people to identify issues and engage with their communities to positively impact their neighborhoods.

YouTube 21 April 2016

Are you all ears?

From The Advocacy Iceberg to the NEF Weekly Economics Podcast, Tom Baker shares five campaigning podcasts that he enjoyed.

Thoughtful Campaigner 13 April 2016

Campaigning events and courses

Engaging the UK public in international development

Gain a clear understanding of UK public attitudes towards development, improve your ability to analyse communications, and get practical tips to help you strengthen engagement with your organisation's issues.
Megaphone and the words speak up on a banner

Developing an advocacy strategy

This course showcases the role that effective advocacy and campaigns can play in influencing change. It will take you through the process of developing an advocacy strategy and how to make choices about the appropriate approach for your organisation.
7 June 2016
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course will support experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
4 October 2016