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6 June 2024

The key issues at stake at the next G7 summit

Development Initiatives has signed an open letter to G7 leaders, urging them to fulfil their promise to tackle climate change, poverty and hunger.

30 April 2024

Delivering an ambitious IDA replenishment for Africa’s development

Development Initiatives is backing the call to unlock an ambitious IDA21 replenishment to support Africa’s vital development priorities.

12 April 2024

New aid data highlights ongoing global challenges

New data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows that aid to Ukraine and other humanitarian crises remained high in 2023, while support for countries facing long-term challenges, despite a small upturn, continued to lag.

4 March 2024

DI supports the call for transformative financing for Africa's development

DI joins the call to African ministers, asking them to leverage full membership in the G20 to help unlock progressive financing for needed development priorities, including by tripling financing from the World Bank’s IDA.

22 November 2023

DI's response to the new FCDO white paper on international development

Development Initiatives welcomes the new government white paper on international development and stresses the importance of providing new and additional financing in the coming years to reduce the impacts of poverty and climate change and ensure no one is left behind.

25 April 2023

UNDP and UNOPS appointed as hosts of the International Aid Transparency Initiative

DI remains a member of IATI and is focusing its efforts on using and promoting the critical real-time data that IATI is uniquely helping bring to the fore.

27 September 2022

Development Initiatives appoints Adrian Lovett as new CEO

Development Initiatives has appointed Adrian Lovett to lead the organisation as its new CEO.Adrian Lovett is a skilled and respected leader with over two decades’ experience working in international development and advocacy, focusing on evidence-based policy change at global, regional …
17 May 2022

DI’s response to the UK’s new International Development Strategy

DI responds to the UK's International Development Strategy and outlines some welcome priorities alongside areas of concern.

24 March 2022

UK International Development Strategy: joint open letter to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Alongside more than 200 British NGOs, DI expresses deep concern regarding possible cuts to UK official development assistance.