Upcoming Events & Training

Upcoming Events and Training

Scotland's International Development Alliance holds several events and training courses throughout the year. We also advertise events on behalf of our members and other events of interest to the Scottish international development sector.

Browse our events listings below.

Round-table with Ben Macpherson MSP, Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development

20th November 2019

This round-table meeting in central Edinburgh will give Alliance members the opportunity to discuss priorities and share ideas with Ben Macpherson MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development.

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Scotland’s International Development Alliance AGM

4th December 2019

All members of Scotland’s International Development Alliance are invited to join us for this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The theme of this year's meeting is ‘The Sustainable Development Goals: entering the decade of delivery’. It will feature a panel discussion on the topic, and we’ll also be launching a report that focuses on our membership’s diverse contributions to the SDGs globally.

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Round table meeting with Scottish Human Rights Defenders Fellow Laura Miti

9th December 2019

A round table meeting with Scottish Human Rights Defenders Fellow Laura Miti, Executive Director for the Alliance of Community Action (Zambia). This meeting will be an opportunity to explore issues such as accountability and transparency in aid and service delivery in Zambia, as well as the impact of grassroots education and mobilisation on systemic change. 

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Safeguarding Training for Trustees - Dundee

11th December 2019

The responsibility to ensure that organisations have a healthy safeguarding culture and the highest standards of safeguarding lies with the trustees. Therefore, the Alliance is providing a set of workshops for board members, to ensure that Scotland-based organisations working internationally are supported and equipped to transform polices and practice,  and strengthen their capacity. 

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COP 26 mobilisation planning meeting

17th December 2019

COP26 climate change negotiations are coming to Glasgow in December 2020. Join us to discuss how the breadth of Alliance membership can best engage with this process to make sure that as many voices as possible from the global south are heard loud and clear.

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More Events & Courses

Postgraduate Education Workshop Invitation

11th November 2019, 13:30 - 5th December 2019, 16:30

The Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI) will open in 2021, responding to the need for creative, connected and radical responses to a rapidly changing world. Central to the vision of the EFI is the co-creation of the curriculum with external partners that can have real-world impact by addressing challenges and issues faced in different sectors. Join EFI at their two-part workshop where you will learn about the exciting postgraduate programmes currently being created

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CPG on International Development: The impact of business and trade on human rights

26th November 2019, 18:00

Big business has a massive role to play in tackling global poverty, but profit often comes first. What can be done?

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