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Leaders series: Transforming philanthropy

Our new series of breakfast briefings, designed for CEOs and senior staff, provides an essential opportunity to explore critical issues affecting civil society organisations and their work.
24 April 2017
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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.
8 May 2017
Trainer and participant at Bond training

Introduction to monitoring, evaluation and learning

This one-day course is designed to increase your understanding of monitoring, evaluation and learning. It will stimulate ideas on how to design and implement monitoring and evaluation processes that strengthen accountability and learning.
9 May 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).
10 May 2017
Piggy bank behind a pile of coins

DFID proposal writing and grant management

Focus in-depth on preparing a concept note for UK Aid Match or UK Aid Direct under the guidance of our expert facilitator, to work towards creating an impactful proposal with the best chance of success.
17 May 2017
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Introduction to IATI publishing for development organisations

Jump into the world of IATI data publishing with both feet and come up swimming! This one day face to face course for development organisations will give you everything you need to get your data published to the IATI Registry.
23 May 2017
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Putting together an EC project proposal

This course is most suitable for people responsible for fundraising from the European Commission and proposal writing for the European Commission.
5 June 2017
Creative group working

NEW: Putting innovation into practice

This practical learning programme will guide you through a staged process of social innovation, supporting you to use new design tools and approaches and apply your learning to your chosen project.
6 June 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.
12 June 2017
Pen in office

Commercial contracting with DFID

With donors channeling more and more funds through competitive tenders, this course gives you the insight and tools needed to increase the chances of success from your first application
19 June 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.
8 May 2017
Graph of data

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).
10 May 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.
12 June 2017
Pen in office

Commercial contracting with DFID

With donors channeling more and more funds through competitive tenders, this course gives you the insight and tools needed to increase the chances of success from your first application
19 June 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.
28 June 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.
10 July 2017
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Business model innovation for NGOs

This groundbreaking programme will support leaders to create innovative, future-fit business models. It combines the expertise of strategy and innovation specialist Ian Gray and the Bond futures team.
12 September 2017
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Theory of change essentials

Introduces the main elements of theory of change, explains how it complements other planning and accountability processes and provides ideas on how to get started.
18 September 2017
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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.
19 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

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.
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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.

The challenge of shrinking democratic space

A discussion about the challenge of shrinking democratic space, hosted by the Bond Advocacy Capacity Building Group.
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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.

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.
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What do the Sustainable Development Goals mean for the UK?

The Open University are hosting a series of seminars over the next few weeks looking at the UK response to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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.
Flood waters in Sindh province Pakistan

Twitter chat: State of the World's Emergencies

To mark the launch of the State of the World’s Emergencies report, Bond and Devex will be hosting a Twitter chat to explore some of the key challenges facing humanitarian organisations operating around the world.
Boy with Cerebal Palsy in his wheelchair with friends

Disability inclusion matters Twitter chat

Bond is hosting a multi-stakeholder Twitter chat to discuss the challenges of disability inclusion and what roles different international development actors can usefully play to make the sector and its work more disability inclusive.

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.
A boy learns mathematics

Effective knowledge and influence 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 knowledge and influence. Join the conversation using #DFIDCSPR.
Restless Development team winning the Bond transparency award

Bond International Development Awards 2017

The Bond International Development Awards showcase inspiring development and humanitarian work.

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.
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.

How your organisation can develop activists

This skillshare with Hahrie Han will focus on what you and your organisation can do to build networks of activists that deliver change.
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Connecting communicators

We invite communications colleagues working in international development to an informal get-together to explore the feasibility of establishing a communications group for members.

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.