DI’s response to Raab’s statement on aid cuts
The impact of cuts will be felt now and into the future, and the lack of transparency seriously impedes effective aid spending
DI’s response to the DAC 2020 aid spending release
DI highlights promising action from key donors but a concerning lack of focus on the poorest countries, according to new aid spending figures from the DAC
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.
DI signs Time to Change Employer Pledge
Development Initiatives has signed a pledge to improve awareness of and support for mental health issues among staff.
UK suspends 0.7% GNI commitment to aid: DI's response
DI responds to the UK government's announcement that it is suspending its commitment to allocate 0.7% of GNI for foreign aid, reducing it to 0.5% of GNI in 2021.
UK aid budget under threat again
Development Initiatives' Executive Director Harpinder Collacott responds to media speculation that the UK may reduce aid spending down from 0.7% of GNI.
Cuts in UK aid must not hit the poorest
DI responds to the announcement that UK aid is to be cut by £2.9 billion this year.