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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.
Our latest newsletter is out! This month's highlights include: NIDOS AGM, Oct 23 - The Path Ahead: Implications for Scotland in a Post-2015 and Post-Referendum Era; Scottish Government's Malawi funding round and new DFID Funding Finder Member Profile: Project Trust; Southern Voices: Hlobsile Dlamini talks about women's rights in Swaziland; latest vacancies, funding and events
This month OSCR announced their consultation on refocusing their approach to regulating Scotland’s 23,500 charities – they want to hear what you think about their plans for a new programme of Targeted Regulation which will see several significant changes designed to increase transparency and reinforce public confidence in charities. As part of this they have organised a number of consultation events around Scotland.
Scottish Parliament saw a cross party debate on Gaza this week.
Read the full debate here.
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Gaza has totaled more than £4.5m in less than 24 hours. Aid agencies and their partners are working on the ground to provide clean water, food, shelter, medical treatment and psychological support to hundreds of thousands of people in Gaza.
The Scottish Fair Trade Forum's Annual General Meeting is on the 6th September, followed by the National Campaigner Conference with keynote...
A Fundraising Strategy that Works for You
Our one-day course is aimed at helping small organisations or organisations new to fundraising in the international development field.
To learn more, click here.
When: 25 September 2014, 9:30-16:00
Where: Edinburgh (venue TBC)
NIDOS Effectiveness Toolkit
Make your organisation more effective with our new toolkit
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