Webinar: What’s next for DFID
July 20, 2019 | Webinars | No Comments|
The U.K. Department for International Development has experienced unprecedented upheaval over the past few years — from rapid shifts in leadership to significant policy changes, most notably the cross-government strategy, which aims to redirect 30% of U.K. aid expenditures through other government departments.
All of this has unfolded against the backdrop of rising aid skepticism and sharp criticism of DFID’s use of private contractors and safeguarding. The agency now faces a double-pronged threat from both Brexit and the likely ascension of Boris Johnson as U.K. prime minister.