We fight for some of the world's most vulnerable and marginalized communities and defend their rights and interests.
We do so through visual media, opinion pieces, open letters, declarations, seminars, social media and more, and we engage in collaborative advocacy work with other civil society organizations that share our cause.
The main aims of our advocacy work are to promote just, democratic and transparent global health and development governance, and sufficient, equitable and locally accountable global health and development financing. We want the international development agenda to start with the needs of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people, not the ideas and interests of developed country stakeholders. This requires a radical shift in current development practice, and we promote this through active political advocacy work and by leading by example.
(Co-)Authored Advocacy Publications
[CSO Statement] ODA is stretched thin beyond recognition and the DAC’s credibility is at stake. Joint civil society open letter to the OECD DAC (2023).
Not Business as Usual - joint Civil Society Organisation (CSO) messages during the Covid-19 pandemic to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) (2020).
Joint Open Letter to Secretariat of the Global Financing Facility in collaboration with a number of other civil society organizations (2018).
Call to Urgently Prioritise International Funding Support for the Recruitment of Human Resources for Health in Resource-Limited Contexts Amid COVID-19. Joint civil society open letter to GFATM, GFF, WHO, GAVI, World Bank and IMF (2020).
Statement Against IMF Imposed Austerity. Joint statement from more than 500 CSOs and academics against the promotion of austerity by the IMF during the post-covid recovery (2020).
The 2020 Kampala Declaration on cooperation and solidarity for health equity within and beyond aid.