UK prime minister Theresa May arrives at a summit

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.

Aid hub

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

Coherent and integrated solutions to collectively limit climate change, restore nature, and make our societies more equal and just.
5 June 2020
UK aid being unloaded off lorries to be put on the plane at Brize Norton in Oxfordshire
A summary of all of the UK aid spending pledges to help with the Covid-19 crisis.
17 April 2020
Our manifesto for the next government to commit to making the UK a proud global leader in international development.
4 November 2019
Politicians in UK parliament
Experts use their insights and experiences of parliamentary advocacy to breakdown how much British political parties support international development.
11 October 2019
The Bond network highlights crucial gaps where attention and investment are most needed to achieve the SDGs internationally.
17 June 2019
Syrian Children in Refugee camp
The most widely known and internationally recognized tool in the field of humanitarian standards. The latest edition reflects new evidence and evolving practice in the humanitarian sector
7 June 2019

Aid news and views from Bond

UK aid for Typhoon Haiyan response arrives at Cebu airport in the Philippines
24 June 2020
The 2020 Aid Transparency Index has been released, revealing DFID to be the most transparent spender of aid in the UK government, adding yet more questions about the merger with FCO.
16 June 2020
Boris Johnson announces DFID will merge with FCO, despite aid watchdogs’ evidence that scrapping DFID risks diverting UK aid away from reducing poverty.
Biodyke in the lowlands of Kamali
4 June 2020
On World Environment day, the Bond Development and Environment Group highlight the need for decisive action in 2020 to tackle the triple crisis.