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

8 October 2014 at 1pm in the Sir Alexander Fleming Room (CR3).

18th November 2014 at 5.30pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5).

20th January 2015 at 5.30pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5).

24th March 2015 at 5.30pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5).

23rd June 2015 (including AGM) at 5.30pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5).

Next meeting: 30 September 2014

This meeting will be held at 5.30pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5).

Agendas/Links

For further information on my work as Convenor of the CPG on International Development such as responses received to representations I've made following CPG meetings, please visit:

http://www.sarahboyack.com/?cat=32

 

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Roger Leakey

J.K. Robert England

Pat Hiddleston

Gerda Siann

Abiodun Anthony Olowoyeye

Neil Robertson

Dr Callum Henderson

Tracy Johnston

Pat Bryden

Jim R Copland

David Stevenson

Rt. Rev Brian Smith

Mark Osnowitz

Manuela Coletti

Carol Morton

Agnes Ngulube – Holmes

Hamish Goldie-Scot

Fiona Talcott

Elizabeth Cooper

Colin Pritchard

Organisations

UNA

Aid Effectiveness

ScotDec

Islamic Relief

MAF

CBM

Jubilee Scotland

The Salvation Army

University of Edinburgh

WDM

Heriot-Watt University

NIDOS

Scotland Malawi Partnership

The Leprosy Mission Scotland

Mercy Corps

The Vine Trust

UNESCO Scotland

Institute for Energy Systems

One World Development

The Supoy chomphoo phuen foundation

World Development Movement

Sight Aid International

VSO UK

Challenges Worldwide

Scotlanka Network

SCIAF

The Commandery of St. Clair, No. S1, Scotland - The Knights Templar in Scotland (Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani)

Plan Vivo Foundation

Justice and Peace Scotland

ImpAcTAIDS

Palcrafts / Hadeel

Association of Teachers and Lecturers (Scotland)

Dunira Strategy

Oxfam Scotland

Church of Scotland World Mission Council

Institute for International Health and Development (Queen Margaret University)

Centre for the Study of Religion (CSRP), University of St. Andrews

STUC

Centre for Sustainable International Development (University of Aberdeen)

Concern Worldwide

Scottish Youth Parliament

ACTSA Scotland

Scottish Education and Action for Development

University of Strathclyde

Get involved

Next meeting:
30 September 2014

Contact:

Fiona.Trafton@scottish.parliament.uk

Tel: 0131 348 5753

Contact

Sarah Boyack MSP

Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5753