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
Calculator and pen

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
Small globe in child's hands

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
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
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
Man looking at Europe on a world map

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
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.

Peace Together Conference 2015

Concordis International is hosting their 2015 Peace Together Conference to discuss mediation techniques and processes used in high pressured negotiations.
Multicoloured rose

Social innovation workshop

Be part of an exciting collaboration between Bond and Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) looking at innovation in international development.
Mission Ready logo

Mission Ready - Remote Security Management: Launch Party

Mission Ready presents its latest online security course, Remote Security Management.The evening also features two fascinating guest speakers. Amy Price and John Tipper.

South-South Knowledge Exchange – How to make it work?

A Discussion drawing on Reflections from ELLA (Evidence and Lessons from Latin America), a programme funded by UK Aid
Young Syrian refugees in Domiz refugee camp, northern Iraq

Supporting Syria and the Region conference

Bond is co-facilitating a civil society conference on 3 February, the day before the Supporting Syria and the Region conference, co-hosted by the UK, Kuwait, Germany, Norway and the United Nations.
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Transparency and public trust

Join us for an event Transparency and Public Trust.
Abstract digital networks

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.
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.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was designated to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Raising awareness of how people are taking action to reduce their risk to disasters.
A health worker vaccinates a child during relief work

World Health Summit

The WHS brings together leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address the most pressing health-related challenges on the planet.

#fashrevtour

Fashion Revolution is travelling to five UK universities across to highlight the pressing issues in the global fashion industry and encourage young people to become part of the solution.
Barren land and damaged trees

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

Mankind has always counted its war casualties in terms of dead and wounded soldiers and civilians, and destroyed cities and livelihoods. The environment has often remained the unpublicised victim of war.
Climate change march in 2014

People's Climate March

Join action/2015 and tens of thousands of supporters in London, and march with us for the Global Climate March.
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Media Trust Summit 2015

The Media Trust Summit will bring together the great and good of the charity sector, media and creative industries for a day of creativity, collaboration and debate. 



World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016

The Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters engages the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.
Neven Mimica European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development

High level meeting with commissioner Neven Mimica

The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Sustainable Development Goals invite you to a high level meeting with Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development.
International network

Innovation in International Development book launch

Join Nesta to find out what some of the development sector's most influential players have learned through their efforts to support innovation.
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 farmers planting rice seedlings together in Thailand

Effective collaboration and partnerships 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 collaboration and partnerships. Join the conversation using #DFIDCSPR.
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Development predictions Twitter chat

Join us on Twitter and let us know what you think is the one thing that NGOs should be thinking about in 2016.
Achim Steiner speaking at Bond Conference 2017

Achim Steiner addresses UK parliament and NGOs

Achim Steiner, administrator of the UNDP, will discuss the UN, the SDGs and the role of parliaments in implementing the SDGs.

European Year for Development and action/2015 summer tour

Coming to a city near you! We're going on tour to give the UK public the opportunity to join the movement for people and planet.
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Storytelling for change Twitter chat

The European Year for Development was a year of stories. Organisations all across Europe reached out to show the public what EU development cooperation means in practice and how it changes people's lives.

Effective approaches 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 approaches. Join the conversation using #DFIDCSPR.
Volunteers reading copies of the World's Best News

The World's Best News

Don't miss the opportunity to get your free copy of the newspaper featuring positive stories about international development. Or better still you can help distribute the World’s Best News and brighten up Monday morning!
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Debate: can Britain be a global leader outside the EU?

What effect would leaving the EU have on UK's ability to achieve its foreign policy, development and security objectives? Relive the highlights of the Bond and ODI #GlobalDevBrexit debate.

Effective relationships and engagement 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 relationships and engagement. Join the conversation using #DFIDCSPR.