UK’s first international development awards celebrate innovation and collaboration

Street Child United, Motivation and Saferworld have been named winners of Bond International Development Awards, the UK’s first international development awards.

Justine Greening, secretary of State for International Development, announced the winners at a ceremony in Saddlers Wells, London, last night.

The awards celebrate the innovative and exciting work by British international development organisations.

They are an initiative of Bond, the UK membership body that unites over 400 development organisations working for the world’s most vulnerable people.

Entrants to the awards submitted short videos to illustrate positive collaborations, the theme of this year’s awards.

There are three winners, one for each of the awards’ three categories of small, medium and large organisations:

The winner in the small-organisation category is Street Child United, whose video When the world conspired with us shows how Street Child United brings together many partners, including civil society organisations, business and government, to bring about change for vulnerable young people.

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