11 Oct 2013
“We endorse DFID’s new focus on empowering people. We found that the most successful initiatives involved helping communities to build on existing capacities to find solutions which benefited both the community and the government service provider. Clearer and more realistic goals, with stronger criteria for delivery decisions, would help to maximise results.” – Diana Good, Lead Commissioner.
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13 Sep 2013
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has published a report today on the Department for International Development’s support for Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The overall rating for the programmes we examined is Green-Amber. UNRWA is delivering a good standard of basic public services in a challenging environment. […]
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19 Jul 2013
We have launched a public consultation to help to shape our workplan for our fourth year of operation.
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18 Jul 2013
Second part of Mark Foster’s report on his visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories as part of a forthcoming review on DFID’s work with UNRWA.
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16 Jul 2013
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has today published two reports on: DFID’s Health Programmes in Burma; and DFID’s Support to Capital Projects in Montserrat. ICAI has rated the Burma programmes as Green and the support to Montserrat projects as Amber-Red. DFIDs Health Programmes in Burma The overall rating for the programmes we examined […]
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11 Jul 2013
ICAI Commissioner, Mark Foster, reports on his visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories as part of a forthcoming review on DFID’s work with UNRWA.
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1 Jul 2013
The ICAI Annual Report and Corporate Plan sets out our activities and expenditure for our second complete year of operation. The report, which is sent to the Chairman of the International Development Committee, details our work and reviews progress during the last year. It also follows up on the recommendations from our Year One reports. […]
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14 Jun 2013
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact has published a report on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) and the British Council’s use of aid in response to the Arab Spring. ICAI has given the work a rating of Green-Amber.
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17 May 2013
Our latest reports provide insight into DFID’s use of third parties to deliver aid programmes through different channels and mechanisms. In the evidence that we considered, both civil society organisations and contractors have helped to drive innovation and, while it is too early to say whether all the programmes will have a sustainable impact, the signs are promising.
Read more on Independent Commission for Aid Impact publishes reports on DFID’s Use of Contractors and Programme Partnership Arrangements
8 May 2013
Speech to the CFG Annual Conference 08 May 2013 The annual report is a key document: it summarises the financial position of your charity; it sets out your activities and, in many cases, looks to the future. Some people consider the Annual Report to be a rather dry document and a time intensive requirement. […]
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