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.

Participatory Photography

14th April 2021

PhotoVoice’s acclaimed 1-day training course provides a detailed introduction into key aspects of participatory photography. Designed for those new to the concepts surrounding participatory photography, or to using photography as a method of community engagement, the fast-paced course will provide you with an overview of some of the key fundamental approaches and considerations.

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Round-table meeting with Chris Law MP and Alyn Smith MP

15th April 2021

As part of our on-going political engagement, this round-table informal online meeting will give Alliance members the opportunity to discuss priorities and share ideas with Chris Law MP and Alyn Smith MP, the SNP's Westminster front bench team on International Development and Foriegn Affairs.

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Leave no-one behind (LNOB) Working Group

22nd April 2021

Save the date! The LNOB Working Group will meet digitally via Zoom on the 22 April to discuss the neglected tropical diseases. The LNOB Working Group is a place for Alliance members to share best practice, learning and knowledge on working with marginalised groups

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Alliance Policy Committee quarterly meeting

12th May 2021

The Alliance Policy Committee is a sub-group of our board and is made up of representatives from our membership. The Committee meets to share policy and advocacy priorities, find ways to collaborate and steer the Alliance's policy work. Join us at this meeting to hear about what the new political landscape looks like following the 2021 Scottish Election, and to discuss our shared priorities going forward.

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An Introduction to Managing Safeguarding Investigations

18th May 2021

An online information session to introduce the essentials of managing a safeguarding investigation.

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Climate Action Working Group Meeting

19th May 2021

This new Working Group is all about climate mainstreaming and developing a 'climate charter'. It is relevant for both newscomers to this area and those already doing fantastic work who would like to share their knowledge. Individual or organisational members welcome.

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Local Water Solutions for Global Challenges

22nd March 2021 (all day) - 30th April 2021 (all day)

Managing water well is essential for the international community to deliver the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Without this, most of the Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved. This 5-week free course presented by the University of Strathclyde, Gaia Education and UNITAR will give you a comprehensive overview of global water challenges and the means to identify local solutions.

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Moving from despair to hope: the importance of critical emotional literacy :: The Third Generation Project

17th April 2021, 10:00 to 16:00

What do recent initiatives to ‘decolonise’ education really mean? What will this mean for climate education and how can we confront and address structural injustices? This event will provide space to participants to critically reflect on and discuss the need for critical emotional literacy in education for climate justice.

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Virtual Kiltwalk :: EMMS International

23rd April 2021, 00:01 - 25th April 2021, 23:59

This spring, EMMS are asking you to take on the Kiltwalk challenge to help share the hope with people struggling with poverty and sickness in Malawi, India and Nepal during the pandemic while they wait for access to vaccinations, schools re-opening and care for the elderly and most vulnerable. Every penny raised will be topped up 50% by Sir Tom Hunter.

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Send a Cow Talks: Disability Inclusive Livelihoods

28th April 2021, 13:00

Send A Cow discuss the results and learning from their recent inclusive livelihoods project in Northern Uganda, and how this is informing their learning on how to mainstream disability in its projects, and is on the way to becoming a disability confident employer. There will be a video presentation about the project at the start and a Q&A session at the end.

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