"Safer For All" Safeguarding Package
We have just launched the Safeguarding Package “Safer For All”. This is a package of resources to support organisations to strengthen their safeguarding policies, procedures and practice.
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Welcome to Scotland's International Development Alliance
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats.
We offer a range of services for our members. Browse our main areas of work below, or use the main menu above.
Effectiveness & Learning
Working on effectiveness has long term benefits for an organisation and the people it to support. We offer a number of bespoke services for our members.
Finding and accessing funding is an important aspect of any organisation's work. We offer services to members to support them with this.
Policy and Advocacy
We broker connections between our members and decision-makers, while also providing a platform to develop a collective voice on important issues.
By participating in an active network, organisations can become more effective. Together we can make better progress towards meeting our international development goals.
The "Safer for All" package supports organisations to strengthen their safeguarding policies, procedures and practice; it comprises resources, templates, examples and is accompanied by a structured programme of capacity development, workshops and training.
Chris Law Roundtable
21st March 2019
This round-table meeting will give Alliance members the opportunity to discuss priorities and share ideas with Chris Law MP, the SNP's Westminster International Development Spokesperson and member of the International Development Committee. This is the second meeting of its kind with Chris, who is keen to keep dialogue open with civil society in Scotland.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Working Group
27th March 2019
The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) working group provides a space for international development practitioners and those interested in MEL to share best practice, network and learn from each other.
Alliance Annual Conference 2019
25th September 2019
Save the date for the biggest event of the year for Scotland’s international development community – the Alliance Annual Conference. Taking place at the prestigious Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 25th September 2019 to mark the fourth anniversary of the signing of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, our 2019 event promises to be our most ambitious yet.
World Forum on Climate Justice - GCU
19th June 2019
This inaugural World Forum on Climate Justice will bring together leading civil society groups, academics, business…
Psychosocial Interventions for Displaced Populations - IGHD
25th February 2019
This online course reviews recent developments in the field of psychosocial programming in humanitarian contexts and examines…
Policy Coherence for Development: Exploring and Learning from European PCD Approaches
A comparison of different policy coherence for development approaches across Europe.
Scotland's Place in Building a Just World
A detailed report examining recommendations on how to implement policy coherence for development.
A full selection of our annual reviews going back to 2007, detailing our impact and financial reports.
Scotland's International Development Alliance Strategic Plan 2017-2020
This strategic plan sets out the new direction of The Alliance and what it hopes to achieve by 2020.
Effectiveness Services Evaluation Report
This report contains the findings from in-depth case study research of NIDOS' and Bond's effectiveness services.
Make the most of digital fundraising and match funding for small charities
Did you know that the UK now spends more time online than sleeping? Rachel Earnshaw, Partnerships Lead at the Big Give recently held a webinar for the Alliance highlighting the importance of digital fundraising and match funding for small charities.
Opportunity International win $500 SDG survey prize draw!
Congratulations to Opportunity International (OI) for winning a place on a UNSSC sustainable development course worth $500! OI were entered into the prize draw along with 77 other Alliance members who completed our online survey asking how our members are contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the world.
UK migration policy 'disconnected and incoherent', says IDC report
The UK must do more to share the burden of supporting refugees in Africa, a report by the International Development Committee found.
Scottish Labour committed International Development as a ‘Public Service’, says Party Leader
On 22nd February 2019, Richard Leonard MSP, Leader of Scottish Labour, joined members of Scotland’s International Development Alliance and the Scotland Malawi Partnership for an engaging roundtable discussion at the City Chambers in Edinburgh.
Advice on applying to the Small Charities Challenge Fund
The Alliance recently held a webinar about making a successful application to the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF).The webinar covered the timeline and the process of the application, DFID’s priority objectives, and gave examples from both successful and unsuccessful applications.