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News

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Scottish Government pledges £200k to East Africa Appeal 18.03.2017

The Scottish Government has announced that it will donate £200,000 to the Disaster Emergencies Committee's East Africa appeal.

Scottish Government's Zambia and Rwanda grants now open 09.03.2017

The Scottish Government has launched a funding call for projects in Zambia and Rwanda. To maximise impact, there will be a focus on Central Province, Zambia and Western and Southern Provinces of Rwanda. Each country will be allocated project funding up to £1.8 million each year over four and a half years. The closing date for concept notes is 4 May 2017.

NIDOS News: March 2017 07.03.2017

In March's NIDOS News: Scottish Government information day, NIDOS General Meeting, and DFID's UK Aid Connect update. Plus a member focus from KWISA and FAQs on Brexit for employers from Morton Fraser, and the latest news, events, and funding opportunities. Read more.

KWISA ‘Zero Tolerance Conference’ sell-out success 06.03.2017

On 4 February, Kenyan Women in Scotland Association (KWISA) hosted a Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Conference to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM. The aim of the event was to raise awareness of FGM, gather support from concerned political and faith leaders and to share examples of good practice from Scotland and Kenya. 

Scottish Government International Development Strategy Information Day, 23 March 02.03.2017

Dr Alasdair Allan, Minister for International Development and Europe, will introduce the session on the Scottish Government's new International Development Strategy. He will stay on after the session to meet informally with delegates. Then follows a sesison on the new Zambia and Rwanda main grants round, which will be launched on 9 March. Register now.

 

Events

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Roundtable with Patrick Grady MP
11.04.2017

Join NIDOS for a roundtable discussion led by Patrick Grady MP, the SNP spokesperson on international development. Patrick will update us on...

Cross Party Group on International Development
19.04.2017

This meeting of the Cross Party Group on International Development will feature a focus on Zambia, as well as another topic to be confirmed.

Trade That Does Good
25.03.2017

Join Trade Justice Scotland (formerly Scotland Against TTIP) in this space for ‘blue-sky’ thinking on the ins and outs of what our ideal trade...

Global Goals Implementation - One Community at a Time
27.03.2017 to 17.06.2017

This highly interactive workshop invites participants to engage in progressive conversations about the local relevance of the SDGs. Participants...

NIDOS Webinar: Theory of Change
28.03.2017

Theory of Change is an emerging tool in international development and is a requirement of some funders such as DFID and Comic Relief. But what is...