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The UK leaving the EU will have a big impact on civil society in both the UK and on the continent, but the sector should still work together to achieve common goals.
9 January 2018
A young mother at awareness raising session in Mauritania
With EU states missing the 0.7% aid spending target, the UK has an opportunity to influence the development work of fellow European countries.
31 October 2017
Emergency food, drinking water and shelter to help people displaced in Rakhine State, western Burma.
Bond's new research explores the different development and humanitarian opportunities and challenges for the UK and the EU post-Brexit.
21 July 2017

Europe in brief

Brexit: likely impacts on development, aid and Oxfam

Duncan Green addresses the possible implications and opportunities Brexit could create for Oxfam and other UK-based International NGOs.

Oxfam 30 June 2016

Solution to the world's problems: Choose humanity

The United Nations Secretary-General is calling on world leaders to attend the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit. 

Los Angles Times 22 April 2016

European leaders told to keep aid for poor people, not hosting refugees

Millions of people in the developing world will suffer if governments use aid budgets to cover the costs of hosting refugees or to bankroll security policies, anti-poverty groups say.

The Guardian 16 February 2016