MPs from all parties defend aid
MPs spoke passionately in support of aid at a debate in parliament in response to a petition calling for the government to scrap the 0.7% aid commitment.
We can criticise and be proud of foreign aid at the same time
Harriet Lamb and Ben Jackson explain how, by working in developing countries to support their economies and societies, we are in fact making ourselves more secure.
Aid makes the planet a better place: a joint letter
As MPs prepared to debate the UK's commitment to aid, leaders of the UK's top international development charities signed a letter defending aid.
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.
Aid news and views from Bond
Aid in brief
"This is not a public service announcement"
Sho Konno from Restless Development blogs on what "communications for development" should mean in light of recent media attacks."This is not a public service announcement" 20 January 2017
Quick facts: what you need to know about cash as aid
MercyCorps provide this comprehensive set of answers to common concerns around cash transfers, including the conditions around money given, its effectiveness and the benefits for recipients.MercyCorps 4 January 2017
16 things young people can celebrate from 2016
Restless Development share the achievements from 2016 that young people can celebrate, including the Department for International Development's first Youth Agenda.Restless Development 21 December 2016
This is what 7.6 million of you achieved in 2016
ONE take a look at the achievements made by their offices around the world in 2016, including the work of Youth Ambassadors to defend the overseas aid of European countries.ONE 20 December 2016
Beyond Brexit: The Volume of EU Aid after 2020
While the UK negotiates its exit from the EU, the EU will be negotiating over its own budget for 2020-2026. So, where will EU development aid be a quarter of the way through the 21st century?Center for Global Development 20 December 2016
Moments to celebrate in 2016
Despite the negative events that have sometimes dominated the news this year, there is still much to celebrate. Here are some of the things VSO volunteers, partners and supporters have achieved in 2016.VSO 19 December 2016
Putting flesh on the bones of the new UK Aid Strategy
A summary and review of four recent DFID policy papers - the Research Review, the Civil Society Partnership Review, the Bilateral Development Review, and the Multilateral Development Review.Simon Maxwell 16 December 2016
Event podcast: Brexit's impact on developing countries
This event brought together economists and experts in trade and development to explore how the UK's decision to leave the European Union might affect developing countries.ODI 14 December 2016
8 ways you made the world a better place in 2016
MercyCorps show some of the impacts that their aid work has had in 2016, helping 30 million people and planting the seeds of lasting change in communities across the globe.MercyCorps 14 December 2016