Last week was an historic week for VSO. Our partner organisations from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India Tajikistan, the Philippines and Nepal all contributed to lively discussions with staff from countries across the region (including China and Indonesia)… Read more »
For anybody involved in advocacy, the opportunity of engaging directly with policy makers, especially Members of Parliament (MPs), is like hitting the jackpot! So when parliamentarians offer to volunteer (polvols), they are actually ushering us closer to the jackpot. And that is exactly what Baroness Vivien Stern did when she volunteered at the… Read more »
On Tuesday I spent the afternoon with Gary Lineker and British members of parliament at a 1GOAL event to ensure parliamentary support for the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) and Education for All.
Sometimes I think I have the best job in VSO. Why’s that? It’s because I know that the work we do leads to long-term improvements on the lives of thousands of the worlds poorest people.
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