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.

CPG Int Dev: Scotland’s Global Leadership on Water

4th November 2020

Join us for this special online meeting of the Scottish Parliament's Cross Party Group on International Development, and find out why the impacts of current global crises coalesce around water.

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Safeguarding Essentials for Trustees - Online Information Session

4th November 2020

This online information session on Safeguarding Essentials is part of the Alliance's programme of safeguarding support. This is aimed for Board Members of Scotland-based organisations working internationally to ensure that organisations are supported and equipped to transform polices and practice, and strengthen their capacity. This 90 minute online information sessions for trustees will cover the essentials on safeguarding and trustee responsibility.

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Leadership and Safeguarding Culture

9th November 2020

Organisations are often eager and committed to developing and maintaining a healthy safeguarding culture, but unsure what this looks like in practical terms and how to assess the various aspects. This course will focus on the role of leadership in strengthening safeguarding culture in an organisation.

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Leave no-one behind (LNOB) Working Group

10th November 2020

Save the date! The LNOB Working Group will meet digitally via Zoom on the 10 November to discuss the topic of mental health. 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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COP 26 Planning: Photo and Film Exhibition

11th November 2020

As part of our re-booted planning for COP26, join us to move discussions forward on plans to hold a public photo and film exhibition to raise awareness of climate justice (amplifying the voices of our member’s partners overseas) and climate action (the work our members and their partners do) to a broader audience in Scotland in the run up to COP26.

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COP26 planning: developing a Climate Charter

12th November 2020

As part of our re-booted planning for COP26, join us to move discussions forward on developing a pathway to embed climate and environmental principles into everything from organisational culture to project and programme design, symbolised through a climate charter ahead of COP26 next year.

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COP26 planning: fundraising & private sector involvement

24th November 2020

As part of our re-booted planning for COP26, join us to move discussions forward on finding ways to harness resources and form new partnerships in support of our strategy

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COP 26 Planning: Communications

25th November 2020

As part of our re-booted planning for COP26, join us to move discussions forward on developing a shared communications strategy and thinking about what joint communications activities can help to amplify voices of people on the front line of the climate crisis ahead of COP26 next year.

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Round-table meeting with Ian Murray MP

30th November 2020

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 Labour's Ian Murray MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland.

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A Brighter, Fairer Future: 2020 AGM & All Members Meeting

2nd December 2020

Book your place at our 2020 AGM & All Members Meeting, ‘A Brighter, Fairer Future’. The day will start with our AGM, which is for organisational members only, before being opened up to individual members and partners, for an afternoon of discussions and a special keynote speech from Jonathan Glennie.

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Power, privilege and pay in the international development and humanitarian sector

4th December 2020

Join us for a round table to discuss the topic of fair pay. Dr Ishbel McWha-Hermann will present the findings of a research study Project FAIR and we will hear two case studies from international NGOs.

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Using logframes for programme management

8th December 2020

This interactive workshop will help you gain the confidence to use logframes more effectively in your daily work. The online workshop and learning platform will provide a supportive environment for you to exchange experiences and network with Alliance members.

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Round-table meeting with Chris Law MP

16th December 2020

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, the SNP's Westminster International Development and Climate Justice Spokesperson.

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Putting innovation into practice

19th January 2021

This interactive workshop will help you gain confidence putting innovation into practice in your international development organisation. The online workshop and learning platform will provide a supportive environment for you to exchange experiences and network with Alliance members.

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Reviewing your Safeguarding Policy

3rd February 2021

Is it time to review your safeguarding policy? Most organisations now have safeguarding policies in place. Since safeguarding was brought into sharp focus in 2018, a great deal of work has been undertaken to develop safeguarding policies and to ensure that these were robust and high standard. Policies should be reviewed and revised regularly and this online session will provide guidance and resources..

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