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MDG spending infographic

Are governments meeting their MDG spending targets?

Government Spending Watch, a site that collates MDG spending, launches today. Guppi Bola and Rachel Bladon explain how this powerful tool will be critical in holding governments to account....

To Trend or not to Trend: How to Influence your MP

Do you want to influence your MP? Public Affairs Assistant Ali Sameer reveals the best way to get your voice heard: ...

The World Bank and land grabs

At the beginning of its Land and Poverty Conference this week, the World Bank Group put out a statement on land that follows many months - and in some cases years - of campaigning...

hundreds of george osbornes

500 George Osbornes demand an end to world hunger

On Tuesday morning, my dad and I made our way down to London with one aim to mind; to remind George Osborne to secure 0.7% of GNP to international aid.  Along with 500 other campaigners, we...

Ali Sameer says: Let's hear it from Manchester

On Saturday morning, ALi Sameer travelled from Leeds to Manchester to attend a training day on Enough Food For Everyone IF campaign. Here is his report:  ...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

Illegal guns kill thousands worldwide every day

Plan B and a strong ATT

When the negotiations for an Arms Trade Treaty were blocked by the US at the last moment in July there was collective disappointment from all the campaigners and the governments who had worked...

One of Stern's recreations draws upon armed violence as a central theme.

Iconic images by Bristol’s Banksy recreated for control arm campaign.

Iconic images of graffiti artist Banksy have been recreated using real life lookalikes to support the control arms campaign. The campaign which is supported by Oxfam as well as Amnesty International...

London Oxfam and Amnesty campaigners drive an Abbot gun tank around London to highlight the need for a robust global Arms Trade Treaty.

World leaders must hit Arms Trade Treaty targets in order to save lives.

A failure to deliver a comprehensive ATT will result in many more millions of civilians being killed, injured, raped and forced to flee their homes. This trade in death must be regulated. ...

Scottish dad takes Arms Trade Treaty campaign to the United Nations

David Grimason has today announced he will take his campaign for a strong Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations during the final talks in New York. Mr Grimason's son Alistair was two-years-old...

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