The merger of the UK’s Department for International Development into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office: DI’s response
DI responds to the decision to merge the UK’s DFID into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and explains why it presents worrying times for the development sector and those in critical need of international cooperation.
DI appoints Clarence Edwards as Head of External Relations, US
DI appoints Libby Drew to board of directors
DI is pleased to announce that Libby Drew has been appointed to the organisation’s board of non-executive directors.
Launch: Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2019
On 30 September 2019 Development Initiatives published the Global Humanitarian Assistance report 2019, the most comprehensive report independently assessing international financing at work in humanitarian situations.
DI’s response to the UK Government’s 2019 Spending Round
DI responds to the UK government 2019 Spending Round: the 0.7% GNI target, reaching the furthest behind first, and transparency standards.
Development finance expert Gail Hurley joins DI as a Fellow
Gail Hurley, former Policy Specialist on Development Finance at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has joined DI’s Fellows Programme.
DI appoints Diane Kingston OBE to board of directors
DI is pleased to announce that Diane Kingston OBE has been appointed to the organisation’s board of non-executive directors.
Development Initiatives’ response to the UK’s Voluntary National Review
Development Initiatives has responded to the UK's Voluntary National Review of its progress against the Sustainable Development Goals.
DI's response to new aid spending figures
Development Initiatives responds to new aid spending figures released by the OECD in April 2019, which show that official development assistance has dropped, especially to countries with the highest levels of need.