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The Department for International Development (DFID) is a United Kingdom government department responsible for administering overseas aid. The goal of the department is "to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty". The Secretary of State for International Development is Justine Greening. [1]
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Frequently met organisations

Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP
Minister of State, Department for International Development [0]

Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP
Secretary of State, Department for International Development [0]

Stephen O'Brien MP
Parliamentary under Secretary of State, Department for International Development [0]
Parliamentary under Secretary of State, Department for International Development [0]

December 2010

DFID met the following to discuss a range of development issues :
Comic Relief
Trades Union Congress

DFID met the following to discuss to update DFID on their activities and explore possible areas of collaboration:
Barclays PLC
Standard Chartered Bank

DFID met Common Purpose to discuss a range of development issues including India .

DFID met Human Rights Watch to discuss issues relating to Africa .

DFID met Malcolm Rifkind to discuss progress of the Eminent Person’s Group and the Commonwealth.

DFID met Moon Valley Enterprises to discuss the export of agricultural products from the Occupied Palestinian Territories to the UK.

DFID met GlaxoSmithKline for discussion on access to medicines in developing countries.

DFID met UK Forum for International Education and Training for Introduction meeting to the work of UKFIET.

DFID met International Institute for Environment and Development for Introduction to the work of IIED and discuss climate change in development.

DFID met BBC World Service for update on the work of BBC World Service, in particular in Africa.

DFID met Concern Universal for update on the work of Concern Universal and discuss the role of the private sector in development.

DFID met Wellcome Trust to discuss areas of shared interest in global health research.

DFID met Womankind to discuss to present their campaign on モSpeaking out for Womenヤ.

November 2010

DFID met the following to discuss World Bank policy:
Bretton Woods Project
Christian Aid
Greenpeace
Oxfam
WWF-UK

DFID met Local Government Association to discuss a range of development issues .

DFID met UN Special Representative on Burundi to discuss a range of development issues in Africa .

DFID met German Marshall Fund of the United States to discuss international development policy.

DFID met Crown Agents to discuss issues relating to Africa (including Zimbabwe).

DFID met London School of Economics to discuss issues relating to climate change .

DFID met UK India Business Council to discuss issues relating to India .

DFID met John Lewis Partnership to discuss the Ethical Trading Initiative.

DFID met EU Humanitarian Commissioner to discuss the EU’s disaster response capacity.

DFID met United Nations Development Programme for discussion of UNDP’s current organisational performance.

DFID met United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East for discussion of UNWRA’S funding situation.

DFID met United Nations Children's Fund for Introduction to UNICEF's work and discuss the impact of water and sanitation on the MDGs.

DFID met Save the Children to discuss Intro meeting with the new Chief Executive .

DFID met Consultative Group for International Agriculture Research to discuss to talk about CGIAR's activities and the Private Sector.

DFID met Lord Mayor of ??r to discuss to update DFID on their activities and explore possible areas of collaboration.

October 2010

DFID met the following to discuss Iraq:
Handicap International
Mercy Corps
War Child UK

DFID met Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group to discuss the Commonwealth and international development.

DFID met Ethical Trading Initiative to discuss the DFID/ETI Programme Partnership Arrangement.

DFID met Acumen Fund for Introduction meeting and to discuss the work of Acumen Fund.

DFID met Plan UK for update on the work of Plan UK.

September 2010

DFID met Fairtrade Foundation to discuss general discussion on fair trade.

July 2010

DFID met the following for meeting to discuss Humanitarian issues:
ActionAid
Catholic Agency For Overseas Development
Christian Aid
DEC
Oxfam
Save the Children

DFID met the following to discuss a range of development issues:
Actis
Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee
GAVI Alliance
World Food Programme

DFID met International Committee of the Red Cross to discuss a range of development issues and how they can build on their relationship with DFID.

DFID met Investment Climate Facility to discuss climate change and development.

DFID met Sightsavers International to discuss the linkages between climate change and development.

DFID met OCHA for introductory meeting.

DFID met Commonwealth Secretariat for update meeting on development and the Commonwealth.

DFID met Malaria No More for update meeting on Malaria.

DFID met UNICEF UK for update on UNICEF's work.

DFID met Lazard to allow Lazard to update SofS on their work on IMF and Zimbabwe debt.

DFID met Stop AIDS Campaign to discuss Access to HIV treatment, prevention, care and support.

DFID met Commonwealth Business Council to discuss CBC's work in developing countries.

DFID met WaterAid to discuss Water and Sanitation.

DFID met Consumer Unity and Trust Society to discuss work of CUTS.

June 2010

DFID met the following for introductory meeting to discuss a range of development issues:
ActionAid
British Overseas NGOs for Development
Catholic Agency For Overseas Development
Christian Aid
Oxfam
Save the Children

DFID met the following to discuss Intro meeting with BVALG members (Progressio, VSO, skillshare, Student Partnerships Worldwide, International Service):
British Volunteers Agency Liaison Group
International Service
Progressio
Restless Development
Skillshare
VSO

DFID met the following to discuss a range of development issues:
CDC Group
Tony Blair Faith Foundation

DFID met Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to discuss climate change.

DFID met Pakistan Education Task Force to discuss Pakistan.

DFID met Global Malaria Programme, WHO to discuss Control and elimination of malaria.

DFID met Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect to discuss follow-up meeting to the one held on 26/05.

DFID met Bangladesh Bank to discuss general discussion on Bangladesh.

May 2010

DFID met Poppies for Pomegranates Plant for Peace to discuss livelihoods in Afghanistan.

DFID met Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect to discuss the R2P agenda.

DFID met Earth Institute for introductory meeting.

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