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How Scotland Yard’s anti-corruption officers discovered RISC’s secret Gibraltar payments in 2012. Payments for information described by RISC directors as a ‘ticking time bomb’

Details of the private Investigators secret Gibraltar coded source payments system were leaked by the Met during its 2012 investigation into payments made by RISC to DC John McDonald and reported by the Mail on Sunday at the time. 1,411 more words

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One palm too far? Indonesia’s palm oil expansion and biodiversity

This is a guest blog from Hannah Betts, an analyst at LTS and a reviewer for the Darwin M&E work. Hannah has key experience in Indonesia looking at REDD+ and governance.  1,001 more words

Biodiversity

Beyond Accountability: Feedback as transformation

The post Beyond Accountability: Feedback as transformation appeared first on Alliance magazine.

Beyond Accountability: Feedback as Transformation is the title of Alliance magazine’s June 2015 special feature, and this was the topic of the Alliance breakfast club, kindly hosted by the Shell Foundation. 1,163 more words

WHAT IS ICS?

ICS stands for International Citizen Service and is funded by the Department of International Development (DFID). It allows 18-25 year olds to volunteer in developing countries and help combat poverty. 178 more words

ICS PROGRESSIO ZIMBABWE

Mixing it up: methods for field-based M&E

I was in recently in Kenya with Lesley, another member of the Darwin team at LTS, conducting field based monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Although I have been to Kenya before, and travelled throughout East Africa, it was my first time to be at the Kenyan coast. 933 more words

Biodiversity

THE WASS INQUIRY SCANDAL – FURTHER CHILD ABUSE COVER UP - DFID and FCO EXPOSED AGAIN

THE WASS INQUIRY SCANDAL – ST HELENA CHILD ABUSE

REVEALED: Substantial links between Sasha Wass QC, the Judge heading up the Wass Inquiry into child abuse in St Helena and co-conspirator in cover up – the Department for International Development… 469 more words

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What I told a Government Minister and Scottish TV about the response to #NepalQuake

Becky Bottle (right in image above) is a returned International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteer who spent three months in a rural community called Makaibari in the Dolakha region of Nepal.  981 more words

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