Category Archives: Stephen O’Brien

Squaring the Circle: is it time to stop this 0.7% nonsense?


Originally posted on Phil Vernon's blog:
People and organisations in the UK’s overseas development sector are getting hot under the collar. This is because the government is not prioritising¬†legislation to enshrine a perpetual commitment to spend¬†0.7% of UK Gross…

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DFID and the end of its aid to China


Andrew Mitchell, Alan Duncan and Stephen O’Brien, the new trio in charge of DFID have recently ended DFID’s bilateral aid programme to China. Continue reading

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