Digital Summit: Global Development Beyond Covid-19
Join us at our first ever fully online summit on 24th September to explore the implications of Covid-19.
COVID-19 information list
The COVID-19 outbreak is being closely monitored by the Alliance, and we are working with our members to assess the challenges it presents to the sector. We have provided a list of useful links on where to find more information.
Alliance SDG Report
Our new report: 'Working towards the Global Goals' provides an insight into the work of our members, revealing that 120 of our organisations work directly or indirectly towards all of the 169 targets that constitute the 17 SDGs. Read all about it below!
Annual Review 2018-19
Our Annual Review has now been published! Did you know we saw a 19% increase in membership last year and had over 700 people attend Alliance events/training sessions? View our full Annual Report below.
"Safer For All" Safeguarding Package
We have just launched the Safeguarding Package “Safer For All”. This is a package of resources to support organisations to strengthen their safeguarding policies, procedures and practice.
A list of funding opportunities available to organisations working in international development.
Welcome to Scotland's International Development Alliance
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats.
We offer a range of services for our members. Browse our main areas of work below, or use the main menu above.
Effectiveness & Learning
Working on effectiveness has long term benefits for an organisation and the people it supports. We offer a number of bespoke services for our members.
Finding and accessing funding is an important aspect of any organisation's work. We offer services to members to support them with this.
Policy and Advocacy
We broker connections between our members and decision-makers, while also providing a platform to develop a collective voice on important issues.
By participating in an active network, organisations can become more effective. Together we can make better progress towards meeting our international development goals.
The "Safer for All" package supports organisations to strengthen their safeguarding policies, procedures and practice; it comprises resources, templates, examples and is accompanied by a structured programme of capacity development, workshops and training.
Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development
This page summarises the concept of policy coherence and links to our main our main body of work on this issue - an open and editable Wiki.
This page provides a summary of what the Alliance is planning around the UN Climate Negotiations that come to Glasgow in November 2021. We also signpost to resources, events, and information available from our members and partners.
Round table about Principles for Digital Development
30th September 2020
This short lunch time round table will introduce you to the Principles for Digital Development, what they are, and how you can use the nine principles to make your digital international development work align with good practice.
Ethical and empowering use of imagery
6th October 2020
This workshop will provide a space to reflect on, discuss and develop responsible strategies for the use of images in the international development and humanitarian sector.
Round-table with Jenny Gilruth MSP, Minister for Europe and International Development
7th October 2020
This online virtual round-table meeting will give Alliance members the opportunity to discuss priorities and share ideas with Jenny Gilruth MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Europe and International Development.
Scotland's International Development Alliance Strategic Plan 2017-2020
This strategic plan sets out the new direction of The Alliance and what it hopes to achieve by 2020.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Guide
A guide to improve knowledge, increase confidence and success in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
A basic introduction to logframes
Writing a logframe well is a necessary skill for anyone in the international development sector. Some donors request them as part of their funding application process.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for Beginners
This paper is for those new to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and want to increase their knowledge.
A Quick Guide to Theory of Change
Theories of Change are essentially about how we think that change happens. It is nearly always a mix of evidence and assumptions.
Sustainable Development Goals must be central to UK government’s road map to recovery post Covid-19 if we are to ‘build back better’, says new report
The UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development is calling on the UK government to use the Sustainable Development Goals as part of a ‘road-map to recovery’ after a new report finds that Covid-19 has put gains made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals at risk.
Time to change international development and uproot its colonial legacy (Blog 2)
In the context of Black Lives Matter, decolonisation movements and the threat to international aid in the recent DFID / FCO merger, the time is now for “development” to change. The second in a three-part blog series.
Scottish Government releases funds to support aftermath of Beirut Explosion
The Scottish government is releasing £300,000 from its Humanitarian Emergency Fund (HEF) to support those affected by the huge explosion in the Lebanese capital, Beirut last month.
New Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office opens its doors
As the new UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office launches this month, it remains more important than ever for the international development sector to continue to put forward a positive vision of what this new merged department should prioritise.
Exciting line-up of international speakers announced as countdown begins to Digital Summit
With our first ever fully online digital summit ‘Global Development Beyond COVID-19’ fast approaching, we are really excited to announce a whole host of exciting international speakers and contributors across a range of sessions on everything from humanitarian action and education to funding and safeguarding.