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NIDOS News, March 2015 03.03.2015

This month's newsletter highlights include: Funding for small NGOs, Comic Relief and DFID funding rounds, Fairtrade Fortnight and latest vacancies, funding and events. We speak to members Community Energy Scotland and Pamela LIntelligent talks about textile factories in Mauritius.

Scottish Government awards £450,000 under Small Grants Programme 26.02.2015

Scottish Government has announced more than £450,000 of funding in the latest round of the Small Grants Programme. Minister for Europe and International Development, Humza Yousaf MSP, announced funding for fifteen projects earlier today.

Ebola Update - 23 Feb 23.02.2015

Latest updates on Ebola, including UK first to donate to IMF Ebola debt relief fund; WHO reports increase in new Ebola cases; Plan International investigate the impact of Ebola on children and communities; Liberia Red Cross launches Ebola song; latest travel updates and more.

Scottish Government publishes UN Sustainable Energy for All plan 17.02.2015

The Scottish Government has published its plan for the UN Sustainable Energy for All in Scotland.

UN reveals twice as many affected by Malawi floods 06.02.2015

New figures from the UN show twice as many people affected and displaced by the floods in Malawi than previously thought, UNICEF have said.

“With these new numbers, and while prioritising additional severely affected districts, we need to take stock of our response to ensure all children and families have access to emergency services and supplies”, said Mahimbo Mdoe, UNICEF Representative in Malawi. “We are carefully monitoring how displaced children are fairing, as we know after one month in crowded camps, disease outbreaks and increased malnutrition can occur.”

Events

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Oxfam 'Make Change Happen' Event
07.03.2015

This event is a chance for you to find out how you can make a real difference by campaigning with Oxfam and championing change in your local...

Inspiring Global Citizens
07.03.2015

Project Trust in partnership with University of Edinburgh invites you to participate in debating the unique contribution that structured overseas...

The Big Dinner
07.03.2015