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UK aid is making the world…and the UK…a better, safer, more prosperous place

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Penny Mordaunt wrote a powerful piece laying out the case for UK aid in The Daily Express today. The International Development Secretary argued “Britain has a moral responsibility to help lift people less fortunate out of poverty”. But she also highlighted how UK aid’s work was making the UK itself “more secure and prosperous”.

UK raises its annual contribution to Global Partnership for Education by 50%

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Today, as reported across the BBC and other outlets, the International Development Secretary has announced the UK’s replenishment of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) at a conference in Dakar hosted by President Macron of France and President Macky Sall …

Technology and innovation changing the way we deliver UK aid in Kenya

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There is media coverage today following the International Development Secretary’s first official visit to Kenya, where she saw how UK aid was first on the scene when the region suffered a devastating drought last year – but also saw the potential for technology and innovation to deliver aid in new ways.