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David Cameron launches new government volunteering scheme

06 October 2010

The Prime Minister launches International Citizen Service, a new Government volunteering scheme to help young adults across the UK the opportunity to travel to developing countries to join the fight against poverty.

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits UKaid projects in Lagos

05 October 2010

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits two UKaid projects in Lagos as part of his visit to join Nigeria in celebrating 50 years of independence.

Update on Programme Partnership Arrangements 2011-2014

04 October 2010

List of organisations invited to submit a proposal for Programme Partnership Arrangements.

Andrew Mitchell praises pupils ‘digging deep’ for Pakistan

30 September 2010

International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell to congratulate pupils at Lordswood Boys’ School in Birmingham for their fundraising efforts for people in flood-hit Pakistan.

DFID helps Uganda's most vulnerable people

29 September 2010

The UK government is supporting a new social protection programme in Uganda which will help to lift the country's most vulnerable people out of poverty.

MDG Summit outcomes: UK hails 'unprecedented' success

27 September 2010

Round-up of outcomes from the 2010 UN Millennium Goals Summit, which took place in New York from 20-22 September.

International Development Minister attends Yemen meeting

24 September 2010

Ministers of the Friends of Yemen met in New York on the 24th of September to build on international coordination since January 2010.

Floods in Pakistan

23 September 2010

Latest update on how DFID is helping those affected by the monsoon floods.
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Nick Clegg addresses the UN General Assembly

22 September 2010

Speech by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit

Partnership to support countries’ maternal health plans

22 September 2010

A groundbreaking international partnership to cut mother and child deaths in the developing world was announced by Andrew Mitchell today.