International Development Partnerships – Dos and Don’ts

In this blog we list ten “dos and don’ts” for international development organisations that are working in or looking to work in partnership. Yes, we can partner – but how? Many organisations working in international development have a mandate and mission to achieve impact (defined e.g. as lives saved, poverty eradicated, development potential of populationsContinue reading “International Development Partnerships – Dos and Don’ts”

Addressing social inequities head on – Interview with Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director, Women in Global Health

In this interview, we discuss how partnerships are all unique and not linear, how Covid-19 has increased the sense of urgency in global health, and what the future for collaborative global health work could look like.

Building a new partnership – the role of individuals

In this blog we explore how individuals play different roles in building new partnerships. Understanding these roles and their functions makes navigating a potential partner, outreach, and building a new partnership easier. Key lessons are summarised at the end of this blog.

Increasing impact for the end beneficiary – Interview with Benoit Kalasa, Director, Technical Division, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

In this interview, we discuss how partnerships differ at global, regional and country levels, and look at how an organisation’s mandate and strategy provides a framework for selecting partners. We also talk about challenges such as earmarked funding, and organisations that are primarily focused on themselves.

Partnerships with purpose – Interview with Kirsty McNeill, Executive Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns, Save the Children UK

In this interview, we discuss purpose in partnerships, the need for radical inclusion, and how complacency is a challenge to many organisations – and the development sector at large.

Partnering to End Extreme Poverty – Interview with Michael Sheldrick, Chief Policy and Government Affairs Officer, Global Citizen

Michael was interviewed by Katri Bertram In this interview, we talk about what makes a good partnership, and how Global Citizen leverages its partnerships to achieve immediate results also in times of crisis such as Covid-19 – all while staying true to its mission to eradicate extreme poverty. You’ll find some key takeaways summarized atContinue reading “Partnering to End Extreme Poverty – Interview with Michael Sheldrick, Chief Policy and Government Affairs Officer, Global Citizen”