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18 Jul 2018 description

Harriet Baldwin meets with First Vice President.

The UK’s Minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, has visited South Sudan to call on all parties to find an urgent solution to the conflict which is causing extreme man-made suffering across the country.

During her visit, Mrs Baldwin made clear that the UK will not tolerate ongoing human rights abuses happening in the country, and urged South Sudan’s leaders to demonstrate that they are committed to peace by abiding by the ceasefire they signed in Khartoum.

16 Jul 2018 description

Lilongwe, Malawi, July 16, 2018 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes two generous contributions totalling £9.1 million (USD 12 million) from the United Kingdom government to support WFP operations in Malawi.

Of this amount, £2.3 million will provide nutritional supplies for the treatment of moderate acute malnutrition among 87,000 people including children, and pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, between June 2018 and March 2019.

12 Jul 2018 description

NEW INQUIRIES

  • Forced displacement in Africa
  • UK Aid for combating Climate Change

On launching two new inquiries, the Chair of the Committee, Stephen Twigg MP, said:

"As a member of the UN, the UK has signed up to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Today, we launch two distinct inquiries which relate directly to the UK's contributions to how refugees are provided for and to our responsibilities on climate change.

09 Jul 2018 description

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s global efforts to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a wide range of global development challenges. The UK’s focus and international leadership on economic development is a vital part of Global Britain - harnessing the potential of new trade relationships, creating jobs and channelling investment to the world’s poorest countries. Throughout history, sustained, job-creating growth has played the greatest role in lifting huge numbers of people out of grinding poverty.

09 Jul 2018 description

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s global efforts to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a wide range of global development challenges. The UK’s focus and international leadership on economic development is a vital part of Global Britain - harnessing the potential of new trade relationships, creating jobs and channelling investment to the world’s poorest countries. Throughout history, sustained, job-creating growth has played the greatest role in lifting huge numbers of people out of grinding poverty.

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17 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Jul 2018 Department for International Development

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Who is The Department for International Development?

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s fight against global poverty, delivering aid to those in need all over the world. Since 1997, our passionate team has helped more than 250 million people lift themselves from poverty and 40 million more children to attend primary school. But there is still much to do.