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NIDOS is the network in Scotland that unites the international development sector to promote effectiveness and collectively influence the policy agenda. Our aim is to strengthen the contribution of Scottish organisations to reducing inequality and poverty worldwide.
This month's newsletter highlights include: Funding for small NGOs, Comic Relief and DFID funding rounds, Fairtrade Fortnight and latest vacancies, funding and events. We speak to members Community Energy Scotland and Pamela LIntelligent talks about textile factories in Mauritius.
Scottish Government has announced more than £450,000 of funding in the latest round of the Small Grants Programme. Minister for Europe and International Development, Humza Yousaf MSP, announced funding for fifteen projects earlier today.
Latest updates on Ebola, including UK first to donate to IMF Ebola debt relief fund; WHO reports increase in new Ebola cases; Plan International investigate the impact of Ebola on children and communities; Liberia Red Cross launches Ebola song; latest travel updates and more.
The Scottish Government has published its plan for the UN Sustainable Energy for All in Scotland.
New figures from the UN show twice as many people affected and displaced by the floods in Malawi than previously thought, UNICEF have said.
“With these new numbers, and while prioritising additional severely affected districts, we need to take stock of our response to ensure all children and families have access to emergency services and supplies”, said Mahimbo Mdoe, UNICEF Representative in Malawi. “We are carefully monitoring how displaced children are fairing, as we know after one month in crowded camps, disease outbreaks and increased malnutrition can occur.”
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Effectiveness in a Changing World
Join NIDOS for this seminar on how effectiveness approaches and tools can help NGOs and partners to manage risks and seize opportunities in a changing world.
25 March 2015, 09:30-16:30
NIDOS Effectiveness Toolkit
Make your organisation more effective with our new toolkit
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