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PM pledges 0.7% aid spending must serve UK’s interests

Theresa May announces that UK aid will be used to further private sector investment in Africa and to serve the UK's national security interests.

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International aid forms an important part of a complex set of international development interventions that aim to lift people out of poverty and support countries to become self-sustaining.

This hub brings together the most useful aid resources to support those wanting to stand up for aid, and it gathers the latest news and views about international aid.

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Aid resources

This report sets out a narrative in support of a transformative shift in the international aid system taking stock of persisting global crises.
26 May 2021
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Over 200 civil society organisations call on G7 leaders to agree a bold and ambitious policy agenda that puts people and planet at the centre of the world's recovery
26 April 2021
Dominic Raab gives a speech at the Aspen Security Forum at the Locarno Suite inside the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office in London
A look at the aid cuts following the written statement from Dominic Raab, what we can decipher from the figures, and what we still need to find out.
23 April 2021
Africa children in classroom with masks
This talk was the first in a series which will focus on the impact of Covid-19 on children with disabilities, their families and the partner organisations who support them.
26 March 2021
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25 actions for the UK and G7 to build a just, inclusive and sustainable world after Covid-19.
15 March 2021
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Our assessment of the FCDO’s progress against our 15 principles and hallmarks, as well as our concerns and recommendations for the next six months.
2 March 2021

Aid news and views from Bond

2 August 2021
With so much riding on the international development strategy, we will be anxious to see whether ODA remains focused on delivering long-term, sustainable and community-led programmes, for the people who need them the most.
MSI Reproductive Choices partners with schools to ensure young people have the reproductive choices they want and need to avoid unintended pregnancy and remain in education.
29 July 2021
Only when young people have access to the reproductive choices they want and need to avoid unintended pregnancy, remain in education, and pursue their futures, can we build a more equal, sustainable world for all.
installation and assembly of a pump in Burkina Faso
21 July 2021
Transformation requires a deeper shift in the way we see the world and our role in it. It requires us to give up some of our power to enable communities to lead.