We advocate for a civil society that serves the best interests of the world’s poorest. We bring together our members and wider UK civil society to collectively influence the policies and practice of governments and institutions at the UK, European and international level.  

Here you'll find the latest news, insights and analysis on international development policy and campaigning, including aidSDGsBrexitcivil society's operating environment and public support.

Advocacy news and views

Doctor examining a baby being held by a woman
Following a call from 22 NGOs, the House of Lords passed an amendment to a bill which exempts aid workers from prosecution after travelling to fragile states.
4 December 2018
Family in Kenya
We see interesting things from our members and the sector every day, so we’ve picked out some of our favourite events, reports and stories from November. 
30 November 2018
UK aid for refugees in Burma
Government stats published today show that the UK increased its aid spending, but the share spent by DFID fell.
29 November 2018