Alliance Photo Competition
Illustrate sustainable development through the eyes of young people! Submit entries by 31st August 2018. Top entries will be displayed at our Annual Conference on 25.09.18
Development Sector Vacancies
We advertise international development sector vacancies in Scotland and beyond. Have a vacancy to advertise?
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.
Using video to tell your story - Comms for Programme Staff
24th August 2018
Video is to become 80 per cent of the internet by 2019. What does this mean for international development? Are programme staff and comms teams visiting partners overseas equipped with the right skills and equipment to tell their stories? ...Pretty much all smartphones sold after 2014 can shoot broadcast-quality footage.... This training workshop for programme and comms staff alike, will give you the confidence to draft strategy, plan, shoot, edit and post effective video.
Leave No-one Behind: progress on the Global Goals in Scotland and abroad
28th August 2018
The SMP, the Alliance, Scotland's SDG Network and the UN are co-hosting a panel discussion on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Tomorrow's World - Annual Conference 2018
25th September 2018
In celebration of the third anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Year of Young People in Scotland, this year's annual conference will focus on the role of young people in development both in Scotland and across the world.
Just Festival 2018
3rd August 2018
Just Festival is Edinburgh's socially-conscious festival. The 2018 Just Festival Programme of Performing and Visual Arts,…
Mass Climate Lobby of the Scottish Parliament
19th September 2018
Join people from across Scotland at the Scottish Parliament to ask your MSPs to push for a strong Climate Change Bill.
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.
Scottish Government announces Malawi Development Programme grantees
The Scottish Government Malawi Development Programme grantees have been announced. More than £11 million is being provided to support local projects in Malawi focused on health, education, economic development and renewable energy.
UK Aid funding boost for Mercy Corps' work in Yemen
The Edinburgh charity and Alliance member, Mercy Corps, has been awarded funding by the UK Government to extend its life-saving work in one of the worst affected regions in Yemen.
Global Disability Summit 2018
The Alliance round-up of the first ever truly international summit on disability that brought 800 delegates together from around the world for 2 days in London last month.
Improving Menstrual Health in Rural Kenya
Alison Woods, team leader at Lilypads, a social enterprise that provides girls with reusable sanitary towels, writes about their recent work in the the Homa-bay area of Kenya.