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Is this strategy really just an act of seduction?

Is this strategy really just an act of seduction?

The relationship between government and civil society has not been good for some years. We have been through fair amounts of conflict and betrayal, and neither party is entirely blameless. Reconciliation is desperately needed, so can we find a way forward? The new Civil Society Strategy seems like a well-timed intervention.

Sue TibballsIs this strategy really just an act of seduction?
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Top 10 Campaigning Tips: Insights from an ex-civil servant

Top 10 Campaigning Tips: Insights from an ex-civil servant

Having previously been a civil society advocate and campaigner, I often wondered what the most successful tactics were to influence policymakers. I then took up a job in the civil service in environmental policy, and for the past few years I had the opportunity to see what civil society advocacy looks like from the ‘other side’ – in government.

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It’s time to hand more power to the people

It’s time to hand more power to the people

The scale and ubiquity of mass and social media have boomed over the past 30 years. We can connect with like-minded people on the other side of the planet, share our personal stories with millions and break a global news story from our phones. Yet civil society hasn’t really cracked a way in which to pursue social change in this arena.

Sue TibballsIt’s time to hand more power to the people
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