Today’s Mail on Sunday reports that China is set to give the Russian government money as part of the country's aid and loan programmes, while claiming that the UK government gives aid to China. To be clear, no UK aid goes to Russia and in fact no DFID money goes to China.
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International Development Secretary and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson issued a joint statement today to mark seven years of the conflict in Syria. They drew particular attention to the dire humanitarian situation in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, where 1,100 …
Today’s newspapers (Daily Mail, Telegraph) include coverage of claims that the world’s most corrupt countries should not receive international aid. These are valid concerns and we recognise the difficulties involved in working in the most fragile and dangerous parts of …
An editorial published by the Guardian yesterday (Monday 12 March) and a news story last week focussed on a partnership between Saudi Arabia and DFID to work in developing countries. It came after the visit to London last week by …
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt spoke passionately about MP Jo Cox yesterday as she paid tribute to her legacy as a humanitarian ahead of International Women’s Day. In an opinion piece published in The Times’ Red Box today, Ms Mordaunt …
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt spoke to the aid sector at their annual gathering in London on 26 February.
The Daily Mail today reports that Adam Smith International have ended their voluntary withdrawal from the DFID procurement process and can now bid for new DFID contracts.
DFID's response to the sexual abuse and exploitation perpetrated by charity workers in Haiti in 2011, and the measures we are taking to improve safeguarding across the aid sector.
Today (20 February), the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) published a review into how well the Department for International Development spends money. Its findings were broadly positive, saying DFID is a “global champion” when it came to value for money, and it was helping to make UK aid spending go further.
Mordaunt: "Oxfam has agreed to withdraw from bidding for any new UK Government funding until DFID is satisfied that they can meet the high standards we expect of our partners"
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