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

City of London
8 February 2019
Any private investment in aid needs to work in the interests of the world’s poorest or the UK's aid quality will deteriorate.
Rickshaws in Delhi
7 February 2019
It is dangerous to assume that private financing has the same development impact as other aid flows.
Woman holding a placard on a march
31 January 2019
Asking ourselves why our advocacy doesn't work can hurt but it also helps us to understand what we need to do next.