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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.
The Scottish Government has announced that it will donate £200,000 to the Disaster Emergencies Committee's East Africa appeal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join NIDOS for a roundtable discussion led by Patrick Grady MP, the SNP spokesperson on international development. Patrick will update us on...
This meeting of the Cross Party Group on International Development will feature a focus on Zambia, as well as another topic to be confirmed.
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...
This highly interactive workshop invites participants to engage in progressive conversations about the local relevance of the SDGs. Participants...
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...
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