Learn and become involved in issues around the aid effectiveness agenda in the UK and globally.
Bridgetown agenda, MDBs reform & beyond
To coordinate sector’s policy and advocacy work on evolving agenda around Bridgetown initiative, Paris Summit and broader reforms of MDBs including, WB, IMF.
Caste and development
Discuss and collaborate on advocacy, awareness-raising and capacity building to overcome barriers of caste in development
Changing donor policy and practice
Influence donor policy and practice to shift how donors work for a more equitable development system.
Help put children and their rights on the forefront of the UK’s international development and foreign policy and practice
Coordinate and facilitate advocacy and share practical learning on civic space and related issues
Network and undertake joint advocacy to promote fair and equitable access to DFID's commercial contracts
Discuss and share issues, challenges and best practice related to communications in the international development sector
Disability and development
Influence government and other stakeholders to ensure disabled people are considered in all international development policies
EU funding and policy
Share information, policy analysis and experiences on EU funding and policy issues
Feedback and accountability
Share lessons, debate and critically engage with systems for listening and responding to feedback from community members
Share learning on implementing and assessing programmatic work on gender equality, and girls' and womens' rights and empowerment
Join staff with HR functions to discuss issues, exchange experiences and provide peer support
Ensure aid reaches civilians in need of life-saving assistance during responses to natural disasters and conflict
IATI community of practice
This group is currently inactive but you can go to the Transparency group instead
Share learning and discuss challenges and best practice related to impact investing in the international development sector
A sub-group of the Bond Disabiltiy and Development group for organisations working on Mental Health or interested in engaging in this area.
Monitoring, evaluation and learning
Share learning and experience to help improve the practice of MEL
Drive the effectiveness of partnerships across the sector through shared learning and applying innovative models
Partnerships and local leadership
A space for shared learning from existing safeguarding expertise in partner organisations
People in the pictures
Provide sector leadership on ethical approaches to gathering and using images
POC in development
A space for people of colour to discuss issues, challenges and best practice, and to coordinate influencing.
Policy and Lobbying
Get political intelligence and insight on lobbying and campaigning related to UK aid issues
Policy Directors Group
Leading the long-term policy discussions facing the aid and development sector.
Discuss issues, challenges and best practice related to project management in the international development sector
An online space for members to share ideas, resources and good practice around safeguarding issues
Sanctions and Counter-Terrorism
Discuss the impact of sanctions and counter-terrorism regulations and engage with stakeholders to improve the regulatory framework
Sector commitments & roadmap of UK INGOs
Coordinate the development of commitments to transform the sector into one that places communities at the centre of their work
Sport for development and peace
Discuss issues related to the role of sport in international development
Sustainable Development Goals
Influence the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals across the UK and internationally
Sustainable economic development
A space for members to discuss and share learning around economic development.
Technology for development
Understand the impact that new technologies can have on people's lives and international development work
Understand and discuss the value of transparency for the international development sector
UK WASH network
Exchange knowledge, enhance analysis and coordinate advocacy on water, sanitation and hygiene issues