Global Dashboard needs your help

by | Mar 6, 2009


White Band Action, the website of the Global Call to Action against Poverty, has some goodies to dish out: it’s got 50 places for bloggers at the G20 London Summit, and 20 of them are going to be handed out on the basis of readers’ nominations.

Now, I’m prepared to admit that recent posts of ours may not have been entirely aligned with Britain’s NGO community: David’s been cruelly taunting climate NGOs for being missing in action as Copenhagen beckons, Richard is running a recruitment drive for Nepal’s Maoist rebels, and I’ve been trashing 0.7 and suggesting that the pre-G20 Put People First march is an exercise in utter pointlessness (no, they still don’t have a policy platform).

But on the plus side, as regular readers will know, we’re all incorrigible summit nerds here at Global Dashboard – so we can promise you reams of top notch coverage if you nominate us for a place at the summit.  And if you’re a fellow blogger: sure we’re open to a bit of vote-trading! This is the EU, after all; there are certain standards to observe…

Author

  • Alex Evans

    Alex Evans is founder of the Collective Psychology Project, which explores how we can use psychology to reduce political tribalism and polarisation, a senior fellow at New York University, and author of The Myth Gap: What Happens When Evidence and Arguments Aren’t Enough? (Penguin, 2017). He is a former Campaign Director of the 50 million member global citizen’s movement Avaaz, special adviser to two UK Cabinet Ministers, climate expert in the UN Secretary-General’s office, and was Research Director for the Business Commission on Sustainable Development. He was part of Ethiopia’s delegation to the Paris climate summit and has consulted for Oxfam, WWF UK, the UK Cabinet Office and US State Department. Alex lives with his wife and two children in Yorkshire.


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