Charities 'must continue to fight for the right to influence policy'
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Charities 'must continue to fight for the right to influence policy'

20 Oct 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Civil society organisations must not give up the fight to influence policy and governments, the international executive director of Greenpeace has said.

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