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Kul Gautam named to high-level accountability panel

We are delighted that Rain Barrel Associate Kul Chandra Gautam has been designated by the UN Secretary-General to serve as Co-Chair of the Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) on Women’s and Children’s Health.  See: https://iapewec.org/ Established earlier this year, the IAP provides an independent review of the implementation of the 2016-30 Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and […]

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Black Smoke from the Security Council

After a long election campaign, the UN is close to finding a replacement for the bland Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon from South Korea. The favorite candidate of many member States, EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, has been holding back. But several UN sources said she will declare her candidacy this week. US correspondent for the Danish daily […]

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Parenting Programme Supported in East Timor by Rain Barrel Communications

  We are proud of Rain Barrel team members Ami Sengupta and Andrew Carlson for their important role in the research and design of a holistic parenting education and support programme in East Timor (Timor Leste). With local NGO Ba Futuru taking the lead, and in partnership with the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Social […]