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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.
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.
Politicians discussed the special relationship between Malawi and Scotland yesterday in a debate in Scottish Parliament. The debate enjoyed cross-party support, and politicians reaffirmed their support for Scotland-Malawi relations. Read the full transcript of the debate online.
DFID will be speaking about its approach to IATI. The meeting will be held at Action Aid in London, but you can join in virtually.
The Scottish Fair Trade Forum's Annual General Meeting is on the 6th September, followed by the National Campaigner Conference with keynote...
The Future of Aid and Development in Scotland
What do you think Scotland's aid programme should look like?
Join us for this members' event to share your views and help us to prepare for the aftermath of the referendum.
Click here to learn more and book your place.
Thursday 28 August
9:00am - 2:30pm
Renfield Centre, Glasgow
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