#Overseas Development

  • Article: Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending
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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    It could move UK aid away from poverty alleviation in favour of the UK's own interests. Read more

  • Article: Ireland’s Foreign Aid Sets an Example That Other Countries Need to Follow

    Ireland’s Foreign Aid Sets an Example That Other Countries Need to Follow

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    “Ireland is a small country, but we’re trying to make as big an impact as we can.” Read more

  • Article: Ireland's Plan to Increase Funding for International Development Is a Global Victory

    Ireland's Plan to Increase Funding for International Development Is a Global Victory

    By Noelle Sorich|April 22, 2019

    Following through on Ireland's commitment to focus on the furthest behind first. Read more

  • Article: US Aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Could Stop. Here's Why That Matters

    US Aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Could Stop. Here's Why That Matters

    By Joe McCarthy|April 1, 2019

    Both Republicans and Democrats support foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: £2 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year. But UK Aid Is Fighting to Change That.

    £2 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year. But UK Aid Is Fighting to Change That.

    July 24, 2018

    “Corruptions hurts the world’s poorest and most vulnerable the most.” Read more

  • Article: Literally Everyone Is Calling for This One Change in How UK Aid Is Spent
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    Literally Everyone Is Calling for This One Change in How UK Aid Is Spent

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 7, 2018

    Charities and MPs are uniting behind the call for change. Read more

  • Article: UK Hints at Boosting Aid to Syria's White Helmets After US Freezes Funding

    UK Hints at Boosting Aid to Syria's White Helmets After US Freezes Funding

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 11, 2018

    The Nobel Peace Prize-nominated group has saved an estimated 60,000 people. Read more

  • Article: Theresa May Refuses to Abandon Britain's 0.7% Aid Commitment

    Theresa May Refuses to Abandon Britain's 0.7% Aid Commitment

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 14, 2018

    She's standing up to pressure from the media and within her own party. Read more