Alice Whitehead

Alice Whitehead

Policy and public affairs adviser
Bond

Alice is a policy and public affairs adviser at Bond. She focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals and leave no one behind, and is the main contact for the SDG Group.

Posts

UN buildings with the SDGs projected onto them.
4 May 2022
The SDGs provide the framework to address the interconnected crises of climate change, Covid-19, conflict, poverty and inequality, while leaving no one behind. But time is running out to implement them in full across sectors. Action must be taken.
Tents supplied by UK aid in a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq
22 March 2022
To address extreme poverty, the UK’s approach to development and how it spends its aid budget must be framed around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and anchored in the principle to Leave No One Behind.  
Group Photo with SDG Logos at a conference in Vienna
22 February 2022
As the world grapples with the devastating effects of Covid-19, it’s more urgent than ever for countries to increase action to deliver the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the end of the decade. The UK is falling short.
20 December 2021
The challenges faced by the sector in 2021 – the merger of DFID and the FCO, the pandemic, and the aid cuts – have had serious implications for the world’s most marginalised communities and for the SDGs and sustainable economic development.
The Manchester Central Convention Complex
7 September 2021
Tips and pointers for the party conference season for those in the development and humanitarian sectors, in light of the FCDO merger, covid-19, aid cuts and an escalating climate crisis.
SDG colours
10 August 2021
The government recently published its Outcome Delivery Plans (ODPs), which set out each department’s SDG goals, but much more is needed if the UK is to accelerate action to help achieve the transformative potential of the 2030 Agenda.
SDG graphics
31 March 2021
Despite promises to progress towards implementing the SDGs, the UK government has yet to make any progress on the commitments made in 2019. 
Whitehall
14 May 2020
The secretary of state for international development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, recently outlined DFID’s approach and priorities in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is what we learnt.
London at night
15 August 2019
In order to realise the Civil Society strategy, the new government needs to produce a plan as to how it will be achieved.
Riverside designed as a boat and Refugees Welcome written on wall
16 May 2019
Classing spending on in-donor refugee support as ODA distorts reporting and gives a misleading picture of the true amount countries are spending on aid.