David Cameron’s proposal to allow development aid to be used to fund military spending risks breaking OECD as well as Britain’s own International Development Act.
World Polio Day this year sees us closer than ever to eradicating Polio – we must ensure the UK government plays its part, writes Sam Bacon.
Nearly everyone agrees a decent job is the best way for someone to escape poverty. So why is the Dept. for International Development doing so little to help?
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New international development secretary Justine Greening has pledged a “line-by-line” examination of DFID spending – yet she failed to spot the WCML farce.
As Justine Greening is announced as the new international development secretary, it’s worth pausing to reflect on the record of her predecessor Andrew Mitchell.
As the EU reneges on foreign aid commitments, new research examines how government and NGOs can better convince a sceptical public that aid makes a difference.
Obama, Hollande, Dilma, Gillard and Hernandez would be a formidable force for progress if they worked together to push for a global growth plan.
Katie Stanton reports on a Save the Children discussion on international development and overseas aid.
The government once again failed to introduce legislation committing the UK to spending 0.7 per cent of GNI on international development in the Queen’s Speech today.