Scottish Government launches major International Development consultation

25 Feb 2016
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The Scottish Government has launched a public consultation as it looks to review its international development work. 

We really encourage members of the Scotland Malawi Partnership to feed into this important review in the coming weeks.

 

CLICK HERE for the Scottish Government webpage about the consultation.

CLICK HERE for the full detailed paper from the SG, with all information about the consultation.

CLICK HERE for a summary of the questions being asked.

CLICK HERE to provide your answers to these questions through the online portal.   The deadline for submissions is 20 May 2016.

 

The Scottish Government is hosting a number of events across the country to discuss the consultation. We encourage members to attend one of these events: 

FOR NGOS:

- 2nd March: Edinburgh. This meeting, with Humza Yousaf MSP, will open the consultation. CLICK HERE to book a place

- 23rd March: Edinburgh. This meeting, with the External Affairs Director, will wrap up the consultation. CLICK HERE to book a place

 FOR THE DIASPORA:

- 22nd March: Glasgow. CLICK HERE to book a place.

 FOR ACADEMICS:

- 9th March: Glasgow.  CLICK HERE to book a place.

FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR:

- 15th March: Perth. For details CLICK HERE

FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR:

- 16th March: Glasgow. For details CLICK HERE

FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC:

- 10th March: Dumfries. For details CLICK HERE

- 18th March: Inverness. For details CLICK HERE

- 10th May: Kirkwall, Orkney. For details CLICK HERE

- 11th May: Aberdeen. For details CLICK HERE

- 12th May: Edinburgh. For details CLICK HERE

 

The Scottish Government asks that organisations and individuals attend just one event. The events with the diaspora, the public sector, academics and the private sector are specifically targeted to these groups to allow focused discussion.  The Scottish Government asks those not specifically in these groups to instead attend one of the NGO or general public meetings.

 

While the SMP will be making its own submission as a network, for which we will be seeking member input in the coming weeks, our top priority is ensuring ALL our members feed directly into the consultation themselves. 

 

We are keen that none of our members miss this opportunity to have their say.