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23 January 2020

DI appoints Clarence Edwards as Head of External Relations, US

DI is excited to announce the appointment of Clarence Edwards as Head of External Relations, US – a brand new role within the organisation. Based in Washington DC, he will raise awareness of DI’s work and build relationships with key …
19 December 2019

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.

5 September 2019

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.

4 September 2019

Development finance expert Gail Hurley joins DI as a Fellow

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19 July 2019

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.

27 June 2019

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

10 April 2019

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

21 February 2019

DI supports Nepal’s first Women in Data conference

Development Initiatives and The Asia Foundation are co-organising Nepal’s inaugural Women in Data conference on 23 February 2019

11 October 2018

Launch: Investments to End Poverty 2018

DI's report 'Investments to End Poverty 2018' finds that despite poverty rates halving under the MDGs, millions of people are not sharing progress.