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.

Facing The Crisis Exhibition Launch Event

7th October 2021

Join us for an interactive launch event for our new digital exhibition exploring the impacts of the climate crisis on people and communities across the world ahead of this autumn’s UN Climate Conference in Glasgow. With special guest speakers including renowned climate economist and author Graeme Maxton and speakers from across the globe, this event is not to be missed.

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Workshop: Introduction to the updated Effectiveness Toolkit

13th October 2021

This short online workshop is for Alliance members to get to know the newly revised Effectiveness Toolkit and how they can use it to measure and manage effectiveness.

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Open University Online Course: Introduction to Safeguarding in the International Aid Sector

13th September 2021, 09:00 - 22nd October 2021, 17:00

The Open University’s second run of its MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) starts on 13 September. The course is aimed for those working in NGOs and development and humanitarian agencies to better understand the causes of harm, abuse, and exploitation. The course runs over 6 weeks – work at your own pace and gain more depth from engaging with others from the sector.

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Climate change collaboration: social enterprises required

28th September 2021, 15:40

This year, as part of the Social Enterprise World Forum, the Challenges Group and the Scottish Fair Trade Forum are partnering on a Community Hub for Scotland. The idea is to bring together a local audience in Scotland, with a few from slightly further afield, to engage with a topic in the main event being held in Canada. When you sign up to the Eventbrite below, your details will also be passed to the SEWF21 team, who will allocate you a complimentary ticket to the entire SEWF event.

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CPG Int Dev: “Glasgow Climate Dialogues” & Look Ahead to COP26

6th October 2021, 18:00

This first meeting of the CPG on International Development for this parliamentary session will invite Global South participants from the 'Glasgow Climate Dialogues' to present the outcomes of the talks, and what needs to happen at COP26 to deliver genuine, equitable global progress.

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Gamification for Sustainable Development

15th December 2021, 09:00 to 16:00

Heriot-Watt are hosting an international symposium with the aim to build a community of researchers and practitioners who are passionate about sustainable development and believe in the power of games. This symposium is dedicated to looking at the existing successful examples of using gamification and serious games to address major challenges our society is facing and developing further agenda.

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