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DFID Civil Society Partnership Review Discussion Day 05.12.2016

On 1 December, NIDOS welcomed delegates from the Department for International Development (DFID), MannionDaniels, and over 50 NIDOS members for a discussion day on the outcomes of DFID's Civil Society Partnership Review and future funding arrangements for civil society organisations.

Anti-advocacy clause to be replaced 05.12.2016

The Cabinet Office has announced that the UK government's controversial anti-advocacy clause will be replaced with new government-wide standards for grantmaking.



Name change update 03.12.2016

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) have approved our change of name from NIDOS to Scotland's International Development Alliance (SINDA), as agreed at our Annual Conference and AGM in September 2016. There are still a number of steps to take before the change can take effect in April 2017 - until then, our name and constitution remains unchanged. Read about the next steps here.

First Minister calls for small countries to work together for sustainable development. 01.12.2016

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP addressed The Seanad during a visit to Dublin at the end of November, echoing President Higgins' call for small countries to work together on sustainable development.


Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill 30.11.2016

The International Development Committee (IDC) are collecting written evidence on the CDC bill. Any organisations with relevant expertise and experience or an interest in the CDC bill should submit their views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee.



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The Gathering 2017
22.02.2017 to 23.02.2017

Organised every year by SCVO, the Gathering is a special event for people working in the third sector to network, showcase what they do and learn...

Take Back Our World: freeing ourselves from the power of big business

Come along and hear more about how corporations are capturing the government, the media and the global commons, how politicians are aiding this by...

Music for Malawi: come and sing!

An opportunity for anyone who loves singing, loves Mozart, and believes in women's education to rehearse and perform this marvelous work under the...

Post-Brexit Sterling Fall – how can INGOs mitigate risks to their projects? Webinar with Beverley Gwadera (Smart Currency Business)

Beverley Gwandera from Smart Currency Business will talk to us about available options and financial solutions that allow NGOs to lock their...

CETA: Boost for business or TTIP by the back door

Join Global Justice Now for a question time event on CETA with MEPs as the final vote approaches.