Conference 2021: Influence

Day 2 of the Bond Annual Conference 2021 explored the latest big picture thinking and developments in policy, advocacy and campaigning, on 25 May online. 

As the UK redefines its global role in the world, our thought-provoking sessions delved into effectively advocating and campaigning for sustainable development. 

The Influence programme spanned new visions for aid, campaigning and public engagement during Covid-19, and advocating for the Sustainable Development Goals.  

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Influence strand

An integrated approach to deliver Agenda 2030, achieve climate justice and ensure the most excluded aren't left behind.



Tue, 05/25/2021 - 10:30 to 11:15
Influence strand

As the UK reneges on its 0.7% aid spending commitment, how can we rebuild political support for poverty-focussed development?



Tue, 05/25/2021 - 11:30 to 12:15
Influence strand

International NGOs need to actively confront the language they use, as well as the ideologies they perpetuate.  



Tue, 05/25/2021 - 13:15 to 14:00
Influence strand

What a new vision for global economies could look like and how civil society can advocate for a more inclusive system. 



Tue, 05/25/2021 - 14:15 to 15:00
Influence strand

Successful campaigns from different sectors that achieved change in a challenging political environment.



Tue, 05/25/2021 - 15:15 to 16:00


Al-Khair Foundation (AKF) is a UK-based international NGO that provides humanitarian aid and disaster relief to those in the world’s most deprived areas.

Cigna is a global health insurance provider dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security.

GeoPoll logo

GeoPoll is a global research organisation using mobile phones to remotely gather direct, real-time feedback from communities across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. 

Sightsavers is an international organisation that works in more than 30 developing countries to prevent blindness, restore sight and advocate for equal rights for people with disabilities. 

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StoneX specialises in transferring funds to the emerging markets and complex countries.