Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden, photo by Genevieve Stevenson

Role

Director

Biography

As director, Nick manages the staff team and resources on behalf of Global Justice Now's members. He is also the public face of the organisation. Nick started his career at War on Want where he became a senior campaigner. He went on to be corporates campaign manager at Amnesty International UK. As director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign, he built strong relationships with campaigners in the global south. He helped win a new law to stop Vulture Funds from using UK courts to squeeze huge debt payments out of poor countries. Nick joined Global Justice Now in September 2013.

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Latest posts

Liam Fox’s trade deals come up against the reality of public opinion


18 April 2018

Eighty-two per cent of Brits would rather not have a trade deal with the US than sacrifice decent food standards. Only 8% would put a trade deal first. So says a new opinion poll conducted by the Institute for Public Policy Research.

10 highlights from Labour's ‘A World For the Many, Not the Few’


26 March 2018

The Labour Party’s new development policy, released by shadow international development secretary Kate Osamor today, represents a big step forward. It also represents many of the ideas and policies that Global Justice Now has been campaigning for over many years.

Corporate courts thrown out by Europe. Now Britain must follow the lead


06 March 2018

A landmark ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) today could mark the beginning of the end of the so-called ‘corporate court’ system within Europe.  

The Trade Bill is now at the centre of the Brexit shambles


23 February 2018

When Liam Fox introduced his Trade Bill last Autumn, he must have hoped it would clear parliament in a couple of months, and by now he would be busy mapping out the shape of Britain’s post-Brexit relationship with the world. 

Our ten campaign highlights of 2017


27 December 2017

Here are some highlights from our fight for a more just world over the last 12 months. I hope they show just how much we appreciate your continued support for Global Justice Now. They’re proof that by working together, we can change things. And long may it continue.

First I was interviewed by MPs. Then I was banned from Argentina. This is why trade democracy matters


30 November 2017

I started yesterday presenting evidence to parliament’s international trade committee, and I finished it by having my accreditation to next week’s WTO summit withdrawn. Both events relate to the same issue: the lack of power we as citizens have over trade policy.

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