More events by theme

Pen in office

DFID commercial contracting essentials

With donors channelling more and more funds through competitive tenders, this course provides an introduction to commercial contracting with DFID to increase the chances of success from your first application.
21 September 2017
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Leaders series: Strengthening corporate partnerships

A series of two breakfast briefings supporting sector leaders to transform their organisation’s relationship with the private sector.
25 September 2017
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NEW: Winning and delivering DFID commercial contracts

This advanced level course will help you transform your organisation's performance when bidding for and delivering DFID contracts.
25 September 2017
EU notebook

Managing EC contracts and reporting on EC grants

Demystify the European Commission’s stringent compliance rules, review your contract management obligations and get a practical handle on how to meet the EC's reporting requirements.
26 September 2017
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Putting adaptive management into practice

Gain a deeper understanding of adaptive management and how to apply this approach in your team and organisation.
28 September 2017
Megaphone and the words speak up on a banner

Developing an advocacy strategy

This course showcases the role that effective advocacy and campaigns can play in influencing change. It will take you through the process of developing an advocacy strategy and how to make choices about the appropriate approach for your organisation.
2 October 2017
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Introduction to international development

This course quickly brings you up to speed with the most important global issues and emerging debates in international development.
11 October 2017
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Transforming development through blockchain

Gain a clear understanding of what blockchain is and its potential to transform development programming and humanitarian response.
12 October 2017
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Fundraising from institutions: preparing winning proposals

Get expert advice on what different donors require, learn how to match your objectives to theirs and gain practical experience by appraising elements of a proposal from a donor perspective.
16 October 2017
Piggy bank behind a pile of coins

DFID proposal writing and grant management

Focus in-depth on preparing a concept note for DFID's funding programmes under the guidance of our expert facilitator, to work towards creating an impactful proposal with the best chance of success.
18 October 2017
Pen in office

DFID commercial contracting essentials

With donors channelling more and more funds through competitive tenders, this course provides an introduction to commercial contracting with DFID to increase the chances of success from your first application.
21 September 2017
EU notebook

Managing EC contracts and reporting on EC grants

Demystify the European Commission’s stringent compliance rules, review your contract management obligations and get a practical handle on how to meet the EC's reporting requirements.
26 September 2017
Rural village in Madagascar with clouds overhead and children with two adults

Fundraising from institutions: preparing winning proposals

Get expert advice on what different donors require, learn how to match your objectives to theirs and gain practical experience by appraising elements of a proposal from a donor perspective.
16 October 2017
Goe tiles in baskets on a goe board

Project design: the logical framework approach

This course will take you step by step through the process of creating a logframe. You will get to grips with the logic, learn how to write useful indicators and think about how to verify them.
8 November 2017
A young man holds a cell phone and takes a picture pointing it towards the camera, Mazabuka, Zambia

Innovation essentials

Get to grips with the key principles and stages of innovation, and practise using innovation techniques that can be incorporated into your organisation’s everyday work to help you develop new and better solutions.
22 November 2017
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Planning and practice in monitoring, evaluation and learning

Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).
29 November 2017
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Putting value for money into practice

This one-day introduction to value for money will build your confidence and skills of using VFM techniques when designing programmes and preparing proposals and budgets for institutional donors.
13 December 2017
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

Theory of change essentials

Learn what a theory of change is and work through the key stages in developing one. Discover key principles, apply best practice and understand how it complements other planning and accountability processes.
20 February 2018
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Impact assessment: what difference did we make?

Provides a clear conceptual overview and very practical guidance on designing a simple, user friendly and useful impact assessment process.
21 February 2018
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Participation: principles, tools and approaches

Take this course to apply the principles of meaningful participation and be conversant with a range of tools and techniques to guide, assess and support programme-based colleagues in enhancing participation throughout the programme life cycle.

The State of Civil Society Report launch

Join CIVICUS for presentations and a panel discussion with key foundations and practitioners to explore the main findings and share ideas on new tools that CIVICUS is developing to monitor and measure changes that affect civil society globally.

2015 Global Hunger Index launch

Concern Worldwide invites you to the launch of the 2015 Global Hunger Index report: Hunger and Conflict.

Free training: positive development stories for your classroom

Think Global is offering a free online training opportunity for teachers and educators.
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Making Change from Cash

Do economic incentives work to increase the value of girls? The Rt Hon Baroness Hayman GBE and the International Centre for Research on Women invite you to this event at the House of Lords.
Roadblock. Photo: Jayel Aheram

Mission Ready: Field Security Management Online Training launch

RedR UK invites you to attend the launch of Mission Ready, an online training platform aimed at giving field staff the skills they need to stay safe.

Treasury management for INGOs

This event, organised by Mango, will cover all the major aspects of treasury management for INGOs.

#saynotoFGM - University of Westminster

SafeHands for Mothers will be running a series of screenings of The Cutting Tradition, followed by a panel discussion with a range of speakers.

#saynotoFGM - Brent Libraries

SafeHands for Mothers will be running a series of screenings of The Cutting Tradition, followed by a panel discussion with a range of speakers.

#saynotoFGM - SOAS

SafeHands for Mothers will be running a series of screenings of The Cutting Tradition, followed by a panel discussion with a range of speakers.
Exhibition focusing on diaspora

Diaspora contributions to international development

Bond and Comic Relief will be exploring the contribution of UK diaspora communities to international development and sharing learning.
Mary, entrepreneur and family planning beneficiary

Joint Beneficiary Feedback Group and Feedback Lab meeting: labstorm presented by DFID

A joint meeting of the Bond Beneficiary Feedback group and Feedback Labs UK to discuss DFID's Action Plan on Beneficiary Feedback.
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Disrupt or be Disrupted: A practical guide

Join Bond’s Futures & Innovation group and expert speaker Tom Savigar, partner at The Future Laboratory, for an afternoon of mind-blowing future trend briefings.
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Transparency and public trust

Join us for an event Transparency and Public Trust.
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Communications Group meeting

Join us at the next Bond Communications Group meeting to hear from a range of speakers on topics as diverse as pitching to the media, making engaging video, brand lessons, and integrated communications in a small or medium-sized organisation.

African women against FGM seminar

Exploring the cost of female genital mutilation (FGM) on human and economic development and the role of diaspora communities in combating FGM.

The challenge of shrinking democratic space

A discussion about the challenge of shrinking democratic space, hosted by the Bond Advocacy Capacity Building Group.
Darfurian refugee in Eastern Chad

World Humanitarian Summit

The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit is taking place in Istanbul on 23-24 May 2016.
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International Youth Day

International Youth Day is an annual celebration of the role of young people as partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world's youth.
Broken glass

Anti-Corruption Summit 2016

The Anti-Corruption Summit, hosted by David Cameron, will encourage global action to expose, punish and drive out corruption.

International Day of Charity

International Day of Charity is observed annually as an opportunity to raise awareness and encourage charity all around the world.
Blue smoke

Tackling corruption together conference

Global leaders from civil society, business, and government will set out their commitments to end impunity, prevent corruption, empower victims and support activists at a major conference on Wednesday 11 May 2016.

Wales Fair Trade Fair

Love Zimbabwe are hosting the largest fair trade event in Wales from the 3 to 4 October 2015.
Akadus Zangoa carries a container of water to his mother in a camp in Central African Republic

The ethics of humanitarian aid in a time of crisis

Peter Gill presents a paper based on his challenging new book, Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid became a Casualty of War.
New York skyscapers

Implementing the post-2015 agenda

Building political leadership for a transformative agenda, co-hosted by Bond, the global Beyond2015 campaign, IFP, CAN and UN-NGLS.
House of Commons Chamber

Parliament debate on UK aid spending

An anti-aid campaign started by the Mail on Sunday has precipitated a debate in parliament.

The 2015 Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival will channel the power of hundreds of thousands of global citizens lending their voices to achieve policy and financial commitments that will shape the success of the Global Goals.
Delegates at the Bond Annual General Meeting 2014

Bond Annual General Meeting

Bond members can book their free place at this year's Annual General Meeting to review our work and think about the future.
5 December 2017
Group of young people at the 2015 Youth Summit

Engaging Generation Z

Motivating young people to engage positively with international development.
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CSPR event

Bond members can book their free place to engage with DFID on the outcome of the Civil Society Partnership Review and discuss the implications for the sector.
Woman taking a photo on her phone at Bond Annual Conference 2014

Annual Conference and Exhibition

Join over 1,000 delegates from across the international development sector to hear and respond to new insight from high profile speakers. Monday 29 February - Tuesday 1 March 2016. Buy your ticket now!
Anti-corruption billboard in Zambia

Talking about corruption

Join us for our next seminar in the series for Bond members to explore UK public attitudes towards development.
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Brexit and the NGO operating environment

Bond is bringing together policy and finance experts to discuss how NGOs in the UK can adapt to the ever-changing political and funding landscapes.
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Information technology contributions to cash

The Bond Technology for Development Group invites you to a meeting about helping humanitarian field staff navigate technologies.
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Enabling innovation

Get practical insights into how to lead an organisation that embraces new approaches, ideas and methods at our free half-day workshop.
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Effective civil society Twitter chat

As part of DFID's Civil Society Partnership Review (CSPR), the DFID Inclusive Societies team and Bond are hosting a conversation with eminent panellists on effective civil society. Join the conversation using #DFIDCSPR.
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Narrative Project workshop

Become an expert in using the new narrative approach in your communications.