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Europe
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Innovations in social protection financing: Impact Bonds

In her first speech in her new role as the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt said that millions of pounds are lost every year because persons with disabilities in developing countries do not have the support that they need to access employment.

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Humanitarian Outcomes

Humanitarian Outcomes is a team of specialist consultants providing research and policy advice for humanitarian aid agencies and donor governments.

We undertake independent research as well as commissioned studies and evaluations.

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There has been a dramatic increase in the number of children registering for free school meals in the UK, poverty campaigners say, revealing the strain the COVID-19 pandemic is putting on family budgets.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded by papal bull in 1451, it is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities

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Christian Aid

Christian Aid is the official relief and development agency of 41 Christian churches in the UK and Ireland, and works to support sustainable development, eradicate poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief in South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.

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Voice 4 Change England

Voice4Change England is a national advocate for the Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community sector (BMS VCS).

OUR VISION
A stronger and inclusive civil society to meet the needs of BME and other disadvantaged communities.

OUR MISSION
To strengthen the BME VCS to meet the needs of disadvantaged communities.
 

How we will achieve our mission

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NGOs in the United Kingdom’s development sector face a fragile and uncertain future, despite the latest economic measures announced Thursday by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. The U.K.’s finances were thrown into disarray by the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought large swathes of economic activity to a standstill. NGO budgets were hurt by a £2.9 billion ($3.74 billion) cut to the U.K. aid budget in July and the disruption of fundraising activities.

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United Kingdom - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, FCDO

We pursue our national interests and project the UK as a force for good in the world. We promote the interests of British citizens, safeguard the UK’s security, defend our values, reduce poverty and tackle global challenges with our international partners.

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This presentation examines the challenges in designing income-tested benefits for people of working age in the UK and Australia.

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