International Development

Purpose of the group

Aims:

  • to ensure liaison between MSPs and organisations working in Scotland on international aid and development issues.
  • to raise awareness in Scotland of these issues and to provide a Scottish forum for discussion.
  • to promote stronger links between Scotland and international aid and development agencies.

Objectives

  • to promote development education in Scotland.
  • to provide a forum for engagement with southern countries and those in economic transition on debt relief and the causes and consequences of poverty
  • to support Scottish organisations working in international aid and development programmes
  • to facilitate regular visits to Scotland by representatives of the international humanitarian agencies
  • to engage with minority residents in Scotland and to encourage their involvement in the work of the group.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Peter Griffiths
Finlay Moir
Dora Kollar
Helen Martin
Jenny Simons
Michelagh O’Neil
Bashir Malik
Alison Cosgrove
Dorothy Logie
Roger Leakey
J.K. Robert England
Gerda Siann

Trish Hiddleston

Pat Hiddleston

Organisations

UNA
Aid Effectiveness
SCIAF
ScotDec
Islamic Relief
MAF
CBM
Jubilee Scotland
The Salvation Army
Development Economist (Dundee)
University of Edinburgh
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
WDM
Heriot-Watt University
NIDOS
Scotland Malawi Partnership
TLM Scotland
The Leprosy Mission Scotland
Mercy Corps
The Vine Trust
Institute of Aquaculture
UNESCO Scotland
Institute for energy Systems
One World Development
International Play Association
Imani Development
The Supoy chomphoo phuen foundation
World development movement

Get involved

Next meeting:

Contact:

[email protected]

Tel: 0131 348 5753

Contact

Sarah Boyack MSP

Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5753