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5 December 2019

Welcome to our new website!

We are delighted to introduce our new website.Our new website brings exciting new content that we hope you will find interesting and useful. We are shining a light on the impact we are having through our key projects. We are …
30 September 2019

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.

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

Gail Hurley, former Policy Specialist on Development Finance at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has joined DI’s Fellows Programme.

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, especially to countries with the highest levels of need.

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.

8 February 2019

DI welcomes new board members

DI announces four new non-executive directors to join board in 2019. They will take over from the previous board in a planned transition.