This guide provides an overview of the main principles and requirements under the UK Bribery Act 2010. It explains how to both prevent and deal with bribery from the perspective of NGOs. The guide was developed by A4ID’s Legal Partner, Reed Smith LLP, to accompany a training on Bribery & Corruption delivered to A4ID’s Development […]
When Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:00 – 10:30 BST Where Reed Smith LLP Broadgate Tower 20 Primrose St London EC2A 2RS Speakers Simone Goligorski, Senior Associate, Reed Smith LLP What you will learn During the training, we will cover: the major offences under the Act the penalties that may be imposed for breach of the [...]
When Thursday, 26 September 2019 09:30 – 14:00 BST Where Mayer Brown 201 Bishopsgate Spitalfields, London EC2M 3AF Spitalfields London EC2M 3AF Speakers Jason Hungerford, Partner, Mayer Brown Paul Whitfield-Jones, Associate, Mayer Brown James Ford, Associate, Mayer Brown What you will learn The training will cover: an overview of EU, UK and US sanctions a [...]
Green Finance refers to raising capital and financial investments for companies, services and products that have a positive environmental impact. But how suitable are green bonds as an instrument for providing the funding needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before 2030? It is estimated that the world needs to raise US$5-6 trillion […]
Land acquisition is a food security strategy used by countries to produce food for domestic consumption on land overseas. In both Sudan and South Sudan, the absence of land legislation, government corruption and the unequal bargaining power of foreign investors has led to an asymmetric distribution of costs and benefits in land acquisition deals. This […]
The ancient Silk Road was a network of trading routes crossing Eurasia, linking Eastern China with Western Europe until the 1400s. Today, this idea is being revitalised by China. The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI) or ‘One Belt One Road’ is a global, multi-billion-dollar infrastructure, investment and development project, launched by Xi Jinping in 2013. […]
A4ID partners work to ensure continued access to education for Ethiopian girls
A4ID has supported Doctors of the World UK to access legal assistance to ensure the necessary documentation is in place for their new online platform designed to help doctors provide vulnerable patients with the specialist care they require.
Farooq Ullah is one of the speakers of our 2019 Law & Development Training Programme. He will be delivering a session on ‘Environmental Law and Development, and SDG 17’ during the next module on ‘Sustainable Development’ (9 February 2019).
Water is essential for life, human dignity, and the health of people and planet. To rise to the challenge of delivering SDG 6, Peter Newborne, specialist researcher and consultant on water policies and programmes, first shares his thoughts on the issue of equitable access to water using a case study from Burkina Faso.
Then, in the following text, A4ID highlights how a project led by the Center for Water Security and Cooperation to build an online water law database for Africa, is contributing to strengthening legal infrastructure around SDG 6.