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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.

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

Child in Yemen
An independent study compiling the latest statistics and analysis on the size, shape and scope of the humanitarian system and assessing overall performance and progress.
18 December 2018
Crowd at Oxford Circus station in London
Experts debate the relationship between media attitudes and the British public’s declining trust in NGOs.
13 November 2018
Refugee camp in Bangladesh
This report explores the dynamics of decision-making in humanitarian aid, looking at the trends that could move us (or prevent us from moving) to a system where people affected by crises are taking the decisions about the aid that they receive.
8 November 2018
Emmanuel, village chief and entrepreneur in CAR
This report looks at UK aid through the lens of its primary and fundamental purpose – to target and eliminate poverty.
1 May 2017
Group of rural women in Guatemala
CONCORD's annual AidWatch report monitors and makes recommendations on the quality and quantity of aid provided by EU member states.
17 October 2018
Rohingya children in Bangladesh refugee camp supported by UK aid
This accessible briefing for MPs covers essential information on UK aid, explaining what it is, how it is spent and why it is so important in the fight to eradicate extreme poverty.
19 September 2018

Aid news and views from Bond

EU flag in front of Westminster
9 May 2019
An update on the Brexit situation and what we want to see from the negotiations to ensure the best deal for the world's poorest people.
Megaphone
8 May 2019
Nine recommendations for better advocacy, based on the experience of a campaign coordinating efforts to make the case for aid.
Portrait of Rory Stewart
2 May 2019
Rory Stewart replaces Penny Mordaunt MP as the new international development secretary of state.