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.

Effective fundraising: Writing a case for support 

26th February 2021

This interactive workshop series will give you the practical tools and confidence you need to write an effective case for support and help you with your fundraising activities. 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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Leadership and Safeguarding Culture

1st March 2021

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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COP 26 Planning: Photo and Film Exhibition Working Group Meeting

9th March 2021

As we edge closer to COP26, this next meeting of our Photo and Film Exhibition Working Group will aim to progress the planning of a public-facing exhibition, aimed at raising awareness of climate justice and climate action.

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Steps to success: from writing your Scottish Government report to sharing and applying project learning 

9th March 2021

This online workshop will cover different aspects of monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) relevant for annual reporting and the end of a project. We will discuss how to analyse your MEAL findings and share project learnings after a difficult year with plans disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. It is primarily designed for recipients of Scottish Government international development small grants. 

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Scotland for a Fairer World: Question Time

11th March 2021

In the runup to the 2021 Holyrood elections, the main parties will answer your questions about the role Scotland should play in building a greener, fairer world.

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 Building MEL back better for the pandemic context and beyond 

24th March 2021

This webinar will draw together examples of what we have learned about doing remote Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We will discuss how the sector has adapted and improved its remote data collection, analysis and learning processes during a difficult year when project plans were disrupted.  

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International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) Publishing Starter Training

30th March 2021

This interactive workshop series will give you an overview of the practical tools available and the confidence you need to get started with sharing a project’s results and financial data via IATI.

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International Development CPG: DEC Coronavirus Appeal Update and Briefing

1st March 2021, 14:00 to 16:00

There will a special briefing for the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group on International Development at 2pm on Monday 1st March by the Disasters Emergency Committee to update on its global Coronavirus Appeal.

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Scotland for a Fairer World: Question Time

11th March 2021, 18:30

In the runup to the 2021 Holyrood elections, the main parties will answer your questions about the role Scotland should play in building a greener, fairer world.

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Building back greener and fairer: education and action for a just transition :: The Third Generation Project

13th March 2021, 10:00 to 16:00

The coronavirus pandemic has brought Just Transition to the forefront through a desire to ‘build back better'. The dual impact of the climate crisis and the pandemic is not felt equally in Scotland and in the Global South. In this event, participants will hear from experts on the most recent discussions emerging on just transitions and education, and then be invited to engage in online activities to begin a practical discussion around the role of education in making a just transition happen.

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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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