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UK Parliament enshrines 0.7% aid commitment in law

March 30th, 2015

In the 2010 election, all the major parties committed to enshrining the UK’s commitment to 0.7% in law and last week that promise was finally delivered with the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Act becoming law after Royal Assent on the 26th of March.

Read our blog on the Act and what comes next – Aid and Beyond –  here.

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Looking back at the 2010-2015 Parliament

March 27th, 2015

This Parliament has ended and we are very quickly all shifting to focusing on the election and the important global moments to come in 2015.  It is also worth remembering what we have achieved in the last 5 years – most notably seeing the UK reach, maintain and legislate for the 0.7% target – but also the many smaller achievements and successes.  Have a look at some of the other work we’ve done with this Parliament here.

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Aid and beyond

March 10th, 2015

Yesterday, a bill that protects the United Kingdom’s commitment to spend 0.7 percent of gross national income on aid passed its final parliamentary hurdle and is finally on its way to becoming a legally binding act of Parliament.

It’s a great success — and one politicians and nongovernmental organizations can and should be proud of. But the battle isn’t over yet. (more…)

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ukan logo, 17.10.13

Aid and beyond

March 10th, 2015

Yesterday, a bill that protects the United Kingdom’s commitment to spend 0.7 percent of gross national income on aid passed its final parliamentary hurdle and is finally on its way to becoming a legally binding act of Parliament.

It’s a great success — and one politicians and nongovernmental organizations can and should be proud of. But the battle isn’t over yet. (more…)