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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.
27 March 2017
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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.
27 March 2017
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Full proposal writing workshop: DFID Aid Match and Aid Direct

Improve key sections of your DFID proposal under the guidance of our expert facilitator.
6 April 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.
3 May 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
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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
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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.
15 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
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.
3 May 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.
15 May 2017
Student doing maths on the blackboard with teacher overseeing

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.
7 June 2017
building blocks

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 June 2017
Pen in office

Commercial contracting with DFID

The funding landscape is changing – grant funding is declining and donors are channelling more and more funds through competitive tenders. This unique new course gives you the tools you need to address this change.
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
Team working together on the beach to pull in ropes from the sea

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

#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.
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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.
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Social innovation workshop

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

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.

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.
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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.
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.
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.

Light the way - action/2015

As night falls in London, 2015 people will line up on Millennium Bridge holding stars to light the way to a better world. Will you join us?
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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.
Bond Awards winners 2015

Bond International Development Awards 2015

The Bond International Development Awards bring hidden stories to public attention by showcasing and surfacing heartening projects from the realms of international aid and development – stories which truly inspire.

How do Southern CSOs view 'partnership'?

This event offers donors (foundations, philanthropy advisers and other related agencies) and INGO that have a partnership model insight into the reflections of Southern CSOs on the organisations with whom they partner.

The Youth Summit: Our goals. Our voice. Our future.

On 12 September hundreds of young people will gather in London at the Youth Summit to help shape the future of our world; it is a chance for young people to get their voices heard on the global issues.

Public attitudes to funding Southern CSOs

Gives donors (foundations, philanthropy advisers and other related agencies) and INGO that have a partnership model insight into the public attitudes towards the civil society organisations whom they support
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Labour party conference: Global Development Hub

The Bond Global Development Hub will be at the Labour party conference.

Sharing Due Diligence

Gives donors (foundations, philanthropy advisers and other related agencies) and INGOs that have a partnership model an insight into options to boost efficiency and cooperation.
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Bond Beyond2015 high level event

The Bond Beyond2015 campaign is hosting a high level event at the post-2015 summit, where UK secretary of state for international development, Justine Greening, will give a keynote speech.

What’s the future of funding? Getting good at disruption

This event offers donors (foundations, philanthropy advisers and other related agencies) and INGO that have a partnership model insight into future challenges that face international development as well as possible solutions.