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News

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Changes Announced to UK Aid Match Scheme 31.07.2014

Following the Girl Summit on 22 July, DFID have announced several changes to the UK Aid Match scheme, including £1 million of funding to end female genital mutilation and child marriage.

Malawi Development Programme: 2014 Funding Announced 29.07.2014

The Scottish Government's International Development Fund have announced funding dates for the 2014 Malawi Development Programme. The funding round will open on Tuesday 5 August 2014 and close 3 October 2014, for projects beginning in April 2015. Further information will be available on the NIDOS website as it becomes available.

Scotland v Poverty Launches 25.07.2014

Scotland v Poverty launched at the Commonwealth Games yesterday. The exhibition was on display at the Scottish Government’s Sustainable Trade and Investment event, with Scottish Minister for External Affairs and International Development, Humza Yousaf and at the Commonwealth Games’ Scotland House.

OWG13 Publishes Final Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals 21.07.2014

The final draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework has been published this weekend after the last round of Open Working Group meetings (OWG13) came to a close. The framework will now be discussed at the UN General Assembly in September, along with a report by the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing.

Mandela Day 2014 18.07.2014
Mandela Day is a chance for us to take action and change the world. It’s an opportunity to celebrate Mandela’s life and legacy, to build a global movement, and to empower communities everywhere. Held each year on 18 July, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, individuals and organisations are asked to volunteer for 67 minutes to mark the 67 years of public service given by Nelson Mandela.

Events

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How to become a SCIO for International Small Grants 2014-15
14.08.2014

Wondering whether to incorporate your charity as a company or SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation), in the light of the Scottish...

The Future of Aid and Development in Scotland
28.08.2014

Join us for this members’ event to share your views and help us to prepare for the aftermath of the referendum.

Renewable Energies for Developing Countries: Environmental Necessity – Economic Opportunity
08.09.2014 to 27.10.2014
The on-line course will give a comprehensive overview of clean, secure and sustainable technology options as a means to enable sustainable...