Clare Gorman

Clare Gorman is a Communications Consultant working with Participate.

Posts by Clare Gorman

Digital storytelling for transformation

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Participate has developed a number of innovations with the goal of collapsing the distance between the grassroots experience and global policymakers tasked with creating the post-2015 framework. Participate PRG members Gill Black and Pegalia Tusiime describe how sharing deeply personal experiences through Digital Story Telling (DST) can bring the real challenges of living in marginalisation […]

Documentary film-making connecting policymakers to people living in poverty

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Led by Real Time, Participate produced a 20-minute documentary film ‘Work with Us’  to influence UN decision-making processes. The film drew stories together in order to powerfully communicate the participatory processes involved, and the importance of their contribution. Film-makers Jackie Shaw and Clive Robertson reflect on the role of documentary film making as a way […]

Time for critical reflection on participation in the post-2015 process

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Palestinian women share their stories with the world through participatory film-making: Credit: MEND 2013

From debates on post-MDG discourse to High Level Panel meetings, from Open Working Group sessions to General Assemblies – policy engagement on the post-2015 framework has at times been both exhilarating and exhausting.  As we leap from one milestone to the next, it is often difficult to find the time to pause and reflect on […]

Setting the moral compass for the post-2015 framework

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Neve Frecheville, lead policy analyst for CAFOD and former chair of the Beyond 2015 campaign addressed participants at the President of the UN General Assembly’s High Level Event on human rights and rule of law this week (10 June). The following blog is an adaptation of her presentation. The points she raises are informed by […]