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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

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
graphic of peace sign, heartbeat, tree, dollar sign, bowl, book and cross box
25 actions for the UK and G7 to build a just, inclusive and sustainable world after Covid-19.
15 March 2021
Sign for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office outside its building
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
Veterans in Chad, Africa queueing for an ebola check
Do bilateral donors spend foreign aid to advance both their values and their interests? This index reveals bilateral donors' motives for aid-giving at a time of growing nationalism and global division.
12 November 2020
Distributing UK aid hygiene kits to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
This paper outlines 15 principles for the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to ensure it embraces opportunities for greater policy coherence across government and strategic action.
28 July 2020
Coherent and integrated solutions to collectively limit climate change, restore nature, and make our societies more equal and just.
5 June 2020

Aid news and views from Bond

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab boards a plane after visiting Jakarta
9 April 2021
A first look at how UK aid shaped up in this unusual year, including what the government's statistics don't tell us.
Prime minister Boris Johnson leaves number 10 for the Integrated review
19 March 2021
Following the release of the long awaited Integrated Review, we look at the positives and negatives of the report, and highlight what it means for international development.
Truck with supplies at an airport
9 March 2021
Our summary of the key facts and stats on the cuts to UK's aid budget from 2020 until now.