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  1. Commonwealth countries unite to stamp out human trafficking and child exploitation

    • DFID and Home Office
    • Press release
  2. The UK announces further support in the fight against malaria

    • DFID
    • Press release
  3. UK is making sure one million girls across the Commonwealth get a quality education

    • DFID
    • Press release
  4. International Development Secretary: “Financial markets open the door to a future free from aid dependency”

    • DFID
    • Press release
  5. UK joins International Solar Alliance to help provide over 1 billion of the world’s poorest people with clean, affordable energy

    • DFID
    • Press release
  6. International Development Secretary hails role of innovation and finance in helping developing countries to build back better after natural disasters

    • DFID
    • Press release
  7. UK aid to help eliminate the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness across poorest countries in the Commonwealth by 2020

    • DFID
    • Press release
  8. Commonwealth unites to end scourge of plastic

    • Defra and DFID
    • Press release
  9. Emergency humanitarian UK aid package to DRC as violence escalates

    • DFID
    • Press release
  10. Top British official visits South Sudan

    • DFID
    • Press release
  11. UK to save 50,000 people from threat of landmines worldwide

    • DFID
    • Press release
  12. UK gives more emergency food for Yemen as number at risk of starvation reaches all time high of 8 million

    • DFID
    • Press release
  13. New opportunities for London businesses to deliver UK aid

    • DFID
    • Press release
  14. Joint FCO/DFID statement on Eastern Ghouta and White Helmets

    • DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  15. UK aid is helping to protect vulnerable Rohingya people ahead of devastating floods

    • DFID
    • Press release
  16. 7 years of conflict in Syria: Statement by International Development Secretary and Foreign Secretary

    • DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  17. Joint statement on the 7th anniversary of the Syrian conflict

    • DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  18. International Women’s Day: Penny Mordaunt pays tribute to Jo Cox and calls for gender equality to be made a reality

    • DFID
    • Press release
  19. International Development Secretary calls on the global community to 'end the cycle of crisis' in Somalia

    • DFID
    • Press release
  20. Actions to tackle exploitation and abuse agreed with UK charities

    • DFID
    • Press release
  21. Safeguarding Summit: Statements by the International Development Secretary and DFID’s Permanent Secretary

    • DFID and Charity Commission
    • Press release
  22. Mordaunt leads aid sector action on sexual exploitation at landmark summit

    • DFID
    • Press release
  23. Technology is helping to transform the way the UK delivers aid abroad

    • DFID
    • Press release
  24. Middle East Minister condemns violence against innocent Syrians as new report reveals 9 in 10 live in daily fear

    • DFID
    • Press release
  25. UK helps rid war-torn Afghanistan of lethal landmines making thousands safer

    • DFID
    • Press release
  26. Statement from International Development Secretary on Oxfam and UK action to tackle sexual exploitation in the aid sector

    • DFID
    • Press release
  27. Government announces support for Lebanon in fight against terror

    • DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  28. UK Emergency Medical Team heads home after bringing Bangladesh diphtheria outbreak under control

    • DFID
    • Press release
  29. Penny Mordaunt: The UK is tackling the ‘global learning crisis’ to empower the next generation

    • DFID
    • Press release
  30. UK Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin visits Zimbabwe

    • DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  31. UK aid backs ground-breaking British research into ‘super-crops’

    • DFID
    • Press release
  32. UK aid supports world’s first mobile app to help the poorest people with disabilities into work

    • DFID
    • Press release
  33. International Development Secretary in Somalia: “The UK averted famine last year, but the job is not yet done”

    • DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  34. Matthew Rycroft joins DFID today as our new Permanent Secretary.

    • DFID
    • Press release
  35. International Development Secretary: “We need new ideas to future-proof against Africa’s biggest challenges”

    • DFID
    • Press release
  36. Girls’ education to be central pillar of UK foreign, development and defence policy

    • DFID, FCO and MOD
    • Press release
  37. UK funded vaccines save Rohingya children from deadly diphtheria outbreak

    • DFID
    • Press release
  38. Fresh UK aid for humanitarian crises in 2018, as International Development Secretary warns it could be even “bleaker” than 2017

    • DFID
    • Press release
  39. UK aid helps clear lethal landmines in war-torn countries following generosity of British public

    • DFID
    • Press release
  40. British medical heroes deploying to combat deadly diphtheria outbreak in Bangladesh

    • DFID
    • Press release