Fhon, VSO Thailand/Burma‘s Education Programme Manager, was excited that VSO was invited to the 10th Meeting of the High Level Group on Education for All in Jomtien, the same venue as the historic World Conference on Education that launched Education for All in 1990. But Thai government and Read more »
VSO partners and volunteers in the health field have for years been emphasising that a key impediment to improved health services has been a lack of trained health workers in developing countries. So in our international advocacy work, VSO has emphasised the importance of health workers as the key enablers of health policy. We’ve taken… Read more »
I participated in the fourth general assembly of Global Campaign for Education (GCE) in Paris in February with Purna Shrestha and Stephen Nock, policy and advocacy advisers from VSO International. I had already taken part in the GCE pre-assembly meeting in Nairobi, but this was the first time that I… Read more »
The launch of UN Women was a pivotal moment in world and UN history. UN Women is a reality thanks to the many NGOs and people behind the campaign. At the launch last month, Ban Ki Moon acknowledged these efforts and pledged to continue raising funds.
It was a star-studded event with… Read more »
On International Women’s Day VSO offices and partners around the world will be celebrating the achievements, remembering set-backs and making plans for the continuing struggles.
Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change (BNRCC) is the most comprehensive climate change programme we have undertaken. It was clear… Read more »