DI’s response to the UK government Integrated Review
Development Initiatives’ (DI’s) Harpinder Collacott sets out concerns about the new UK integrated review’s lack of focus on inequality and the poorest people globally.
Development Initiatives (DI) joins Crack the Crises coalition
DI has joined more than fifty other organisations in a new coalition to address the triple global crisis of Covid, injustice and climate change.
DI appoints Sue Wardell CBE as Board Chair
Development Initiatives is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Wardell CBE as Chair of our Board of Directors.
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.