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OWG13 Publishes Final Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals 21.07.2014

The final draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework has been published this weekend after the last round of Open Working Group meetings (OWG13) came to a close. The framework will now be discussed at the UN General Assembly in September, along with a report by the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing.

Mandela Day 2014 18.07.2014
Mandela Day is a chance for us to take action and change the world. It’s an opportunity to celebrate Mandela’s life and legacy, to build a global movement, and to empower communities everywhere. Held each year on 18 July, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, individuals and organisations are asked to volunteer for 67 minutes to mark the 67 years of public service given by Nelson Mandela.
All of government must be globally responsible 17.07.2014

In today's Third Force News our Chief Executive, Gillian Wilson, explains why government will have to rethink its approach to international development regardless of the outcome of the referendum. Whatever the outcome of the referendum in September, the NIDOS is calling for human rights and global responsibilities to be central to government policy in Scotland.

Lobbying Act Guidance Published for Charities 15.07.2014

The Electoral Commission has published guidance for charities on the Lobbying Act. The Act will come into effect across the UK on 19th September and may affect how your organisation undertakes campaigning in the run up to certain elections.

NIDOS Publishes to IATI 14.07.2014

NIDOS has been supporting members to publish to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). We are proud to say we have now walked the talk and started publishing our own financial data to the IATI registry - click here to see our data. 


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The Empire Café
24.07.2014 to 04.08.2014
As part of the cultural programme around the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer, The Empire Café is being set up to explore Scotland’s...
Scotland Malawi Partnership “Pop-Up Malawi House”
Join us at our first ever Pop-Up Malawi House! Celebrate the many Scotland-Malawi civil society links, explore the cultural opportunities the “Warm...
The Future of Aid and Development in Scotland

Join us for this two-part members’ event – share your views and have your input to help us prepare for the aftermath of the referendum.