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Why it's a great day to be British

Britain doesn’t always get it right. But yesterday, in Berlin, at a pledging conference for donations for global childhood vaccinations, we showed the world that compassion should be at the top of any Governments’ agenda. 461 more words

Weekly Roundup

This week in development…

U.S. Development Policy/International Organizations

Policy Perspectives

Children in conflict

Last week I went in front of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Protecting Children in Armed Conflict to give evidence as part of their inquiry into the Government’s, and in particular the Department for International Development’s (DfID), approach to protecting children caught in conflict. 448 more words

International Development

Trilateral South-South Partnership in Water Supply and Sanitation kicked off

ADDIS ABABA, 20 January 2015: Today, the Government of Ethiopia organized a high level event to launch a two year South-South cooperation programme between the Governments of Brazil and Ethiopia on water supply and sanitation in Addis Ababa. 919 more words

Ethiopia

Schools In Sierra Leone To Re-Open

From The State House Communications Unit

In an effort to facilitate the reopening of schools to achieving new heights and moving beyond pre-Ebola gains in the country’s educational system, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) held a consultative meeting Wednesday 21 January at State House with other line ministries and development partners to discuss ways and putting in measures for the reopening of schools within the shortest possible time. 523 more words

Ebola

Action/2015

This time last year I had just returned from my ICS placement in Zimbabwe. 12 months later and today I was speaking to room of journalists about the launch of Action/2015, continuing to push for the voice of young people at the table. 169 more words

DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PUBLISHES GUIDE ON HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFFECTS CONFLICT AREAS AND FRAGILE STATES

The UK’s Department for International Development (DIFD) has published a guide for UK aid workers that outlines the ways that climate change and climate-related factors are already worsening conflict and social breakdown in fragile states across the world. 8 more words

Environment