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.
Chris Law Roundtable
2nd May 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.
Members' Meeting with Scottish Government officials
15th May 2019
Claire Tynte-Irvine, Head of International Division, the Scottish Government, to lead next meeting in series of regular meetings between SG officials and Alliance members.
Alliance Information and Networking Evening
15th May 2019
Join us at the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) for a special event celebrating your commitment to creating a world free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats.
Small Charities Dialogue Day
30th May 2019
Join the Alliance for our first ever Small Charities Day to discuss the successes and challenges of working internationally in Scotland. It will be an opportunity to share your good news stories and hear about the experiences of three member organisations who will present their work. DFID, the Scottish Government and the People's Postcode Lottery will also be in attendance.
Alliance Conference 2019 - Putting gender front and centre
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 and exploring the theme of gender justice, our 2019 event promises to be our most ambitious yet.
More Events & Courses
Dulzaina and Organ Concert- Edinburgh Direct Aid
28th April 2019, 19:00 to 21:00
This concert is being put on to raise funds for Edinburgh Direct Aid. The charity works for Syrian refugees in Lebanon who are experiencing the worst winter storms in a decade (Storm Norma).
CBM Scotland presents: Cairo to Cape Town – an evening with Mark Beaumont
29th April 2019, 19:00 to 21:00
Mark Beaumont will share the story of his 10,000 Km world record ride from Cairo to Cape Town. The aim of the evening is to raise funds for both CBM and the Arclight Tandem Africa Project.
Scotland Malawi Partnership's Higher and Further Education-Led Health Partnerships Meeting
1st May 2019, 15:30
The SMP is hosting a meeting looking at coordination and collaboration between Scotland’s Higher Education and Further Education led health projects with Malawi.
Cross Party Group on Malawi
1st May 2019, 18:30 to 20:30
The next meeting of the Cross Party Group (CPG) on Malawi.
Wee Box 6K Family Fun Run with SCIAF
4th May 2019, 10:00 to 16:00
Whether you’re old or young, running or walking, with family, friends or going solo, SCIAF’s Wee Box 6K Family Fun Run can help raise money so the poorest can survive and thrive.
Gaia Education: Training of Multipliers Edinburgh
15th May 2019, 10:00 to 16:00
This SDGs Training of Multipliers, facilitated by Gaia Education CEO May East, will give participants the chance to engage in constructive conversations about the relevance of the 17 SDGs and their 169 targets at the local and regional scale in ways that are carefully adapted to the biocultural uniqueness of each location.
Business benefits of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
22nd May 2019, 10:00 to 15:00
Despite growing awareness and interest in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) there are few academic or professional courses that provide commercially-focused pragmatic training on the business opportunities to be derived from the Global Goals. We aim to address that gap by offering a unique masterclass, delivered in partnership with UNDP and Scottish Government, that will provide you with the knowledge and tools to determine the role your organisation can play to support the achievement of the UN SDGs.
World Forum on Climate Justice - GCU
19th June 2019 (all day) - 21st June 2019 (all day)
This inaugural World Forum on Climate Justice will bring together leading civil society groups, academics, business representatives, members of the public, and policymakers to foster new thinking and explore pressing topics in climate justice advocacy, research, policy and practice as we adapt to reach the 1.5°C goal.
Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF9)
9th September 2019 (all day) - 12th September 2019, 23:59
Join over 500 thought leaders, practitioners and policy makers from across the Commonwealth and beyond at the world's leading international conference on education and technology-enabled learning.