Laura Sullivan

I really enjoy working with colleagues around the world on issues that make a real difference to the fight against poverty and injustice.

When I’m not working you’ll find me training for a half marathon or playing music with my band.

Latest blogs

The European Commission has just launched a draft Communication on Resilience. What’s all the fuss? Why does it matter? Read on…In 2011 a serious drought hit the Eastern regions of Senegal, the...
World Food Day Senegal
It’s high time to tell the story of ActionAid’s new international strategy ‘People’s Action to End Poverty’ which will run from 2013-2017 and which sets out to deepen our work on supporting...
Marie Consolate
EU Development Ministers signed off this week on new plans to step up the EU’s role in poverty eradication, which had been in the pipeline for some eighteen months. Throughout this time ActionAid and...
This week, I was joined in Brussels by two energetic ActionAiders.Hussaini Abdu, the Director of ActionAid Nigeria, and Jorge Romano, our Head of International Governance, were in town to discuss...
Children at school in Sierra Leone
On 6th April, the OECD published figures showing how much money was given in development aid in 2010.In reaction, the EU’s Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, congratulated the EU on being “by...
Displaced people in the DRC
I’ve just returned from a week’s visit to ActionAid Sierra Leone where I got to see their work in action.In the Western Area outside of Freetown, I joined a group of 20 or so women doing community...