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 aid, SDGs, Brexit, civil society's operating environment and public support.
Advocacy news and views
12 April 2019
Provisional ODA figures show that worldwide aid spending fell slightly in real terms in 2018.
9 April 2019
Civil society advocacy has had lots of successes but our current strategies are not winning over enough to people to achieve structural change.
4 April 2019
The 2018 ODA stats show the UK meeting the 0.7% spending target, with an extra £487m spent on UK aid compared to 2017.