#Boris Johnson

  • Article: Why Aren’t We Doing More to Hold to Account White Decisions That Harm Black African Lives?

    Why Aren’t We Doing More to Hold to Account White Decisions That Harm Black African Lives?

    By Zoe Kelland|July 7, 2020

    From UK aid to Fairtrade, there are decisions being made right now that continue colonial legacies. Read more

  • Article: UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    By Helen Lock|July 2, 2020

    NGO leaders are concerned that the most vulnerable groups will not be protected. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’  Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    By Helen Lock|July 1, 2020

    The PM says he wants to “build back greener” but activists say it’s a missed opportunity. Read more

  • Article: 20 Stand-Out Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert'

    20 Stand-Out Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert'

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 27, 2020

    See performances from Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, and more. Read more

  • Article: UK Scraps Plans That Made It Easier to Change Your Legal Gender

    UK Scraps Plans That Made It Easier to Change Your Legal Gender

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 23, 2020

    The UK will no longer seek to allow people to change their legal gender by "self-identifying." Read more

  • Article: Nearly 200 Charities Sign Open Letter Urging Boris Johnson to Reverse Decision on DfID Merger
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    Nearly 200 Charities Sign Open Letter Urging Boris Johnson to Reverse Decision on DfID Merger

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 22, 2020

    NGOs including Global Citizen have sent a letter to the prime minister calling for urgent action. Read more

  • Article: Former PMs Blair, Cameron, and Brown Unite With Charities to Condemn UK Aid Merger

    Former PMs Blair, Cameron, and Brown Unite With Charities to Condemn UK Aid Merger

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 19, 2020

    Aid agencies say merger will set back efforts to tackle global coronavirus pandemic. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson Scraps Department Devoted to Ending Poverty With World’s Poorest to Pay Devastating Price
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    Boris Johnson Scraps Department Devoted to Ending Poverty With World’s Poorest to Pay Devastating Price

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 16, 2020

    Let’s call it what it is: a decision that shuns responsibility and turns our back on the poorest. Read more