[RESULTS UK] DFID EXPLAINED
A Note from Results UK About their Focus Call this month, These are a great opportunity to easily gain a comprehensive understanding of UK based campaigning.
Focus Call Tuesday 18th September at 7pm
Back to basics - the Department for International Development
This month's focus call will be explaining the UK Department for International Development. The recent Cabinet reshuffle means that former Transport Secretary Justine Greening is now Secretary of State for International Development. This is a good time to look at what these changes mean and how it will affect campaigning in the upcoming months. We'll be talking about:
1. What is DFID? Intro to DFID, it's budget and structure.
2. The Re-shuffle what it means for international development
3. DFID's new ministers Who are Justine Greening MP and Lynne Featherstone MP? What do we know about them? What are their priorities and how might DFID change?
4. The Government's Aid and Development Priorities
5. What does all this mean for Results UK and you as campaigners?
To join the call dial 0800 369 8888, 0844 8360360, or 0207 788 3000 and enter participant code 18723. If you want help with which number is best, please contact the Results UK Office,