Events

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Save the Date! SWIDN Conference 2024

Save the Date! SWIDN Conference 2024

Mark your calendars and save the date for this year’s SWIDN conference which will focus on the vital theme of localising international development. Join us as we listen, learn and connect around this theme and hear from inspiring speakers from the sector. Together, let’s explore how local solutions can drive sustainable progress.  Attendance is free…

Event Starts
October 17th, 2024 at 10:00
Location
Online
QuIP and Causal Map Training

QuIP and Causal Map Training

This course offers an in-depth introduction to the theory behind QuIP as well as the practical aspects of designing, costing and managing a study from sample selection to final data analysis.

Event Starts
October 14th, 2024 at 10:00
Location
Online
Safeguarding Essentials for Trustees- Training

Safeguarding Essentials for Trustees- Training

Safeguarding is everyones responsibility – including the trustees of an organisation. This one hour, lunchtime workshop will strengthen your safeguarding practice and give you an understanding of the risks, roles, responsibilities and responses for trustees. The session is aimed at any UK-based trustees of international development or humanitarian organisations. It is suitable as a first…

Event Starts
September 25th, 2024 at 13:00
Location
online
SWIDN Mentorship Scheme- Final Feedback Sessions

SWIDN Mentorship Scheme- Final Feedback Sessions

If you have taken part in this years Mentorship Scheme we hope you have found it a rewarding learning experience! Please join us for the final feedback sessions to share your thoughts, questions and comments. If you are unable to attend on the day, a survey will also be sent out to collect your feedback.…

Event Starts
July 11th, 2024 at 11:00
Location
Zoom
SWIDN Summer Social

SWIDN Summer Social

Come along for this friendly, relaxed networking session and join the SWIDN team to celebrate summer! This post-work meetup is a chance to chat with the SWIDN team about how we can support you as a member and to connect in person with like-minded international development professionals. We’ll be at the Watershed Cafe/Bar in Central…

Event Starts
July 10th, 2024 at 17:30
Location
Watershed Cafe/Bar - 1 Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5TX
SWIDN Monthly Open Office

SWIDN Monthly Open Office

On the first Wednesday of each month we invite SWIDN members to pop in for a chat with Hannah and Emma (the SWIDN team!) any time between 1pm and 2pm. Come along with a cup of tea, ask any questions you might have and let us know how SWIDN can support you. Your feedback is…

Event Starts
July 3rd, 2024 at 13:00
Location
online
Improving Safeguarding Practice for INGO’s – Training

Improving Safeguarding Practice for INGO’s – Training

This online workshop will strengthen your safeguarding practice and give you an understanding of the risks, roles, responsibilities and responses for INGOs. It is aimed at any UK-based organisation working with international programmes in a development, humanitarian or academic setting. It is suitable as a first introduction and as a refresher course. This course is…

Event Starts
June 20th, 2024 at 10:00
Location
Online
SWIDN Consultants Working Group

SWIDN Consultants Working Group

Join us for this meet-up aimed at independent consultants/freelancers who are SWIDN members to discuss areas of common interest. Come along to this online, informal lunchtime event and chat with other international development practitioners. June’s session will be led by Janet Whitelaw-Jones who is a SWIDN trustee and consultant at Turas Partners. Independent consultants who…

Event Starts
June 19th, 2024 at 13:00
Location
Online
Well-being Training – ‘The Secrets to Thriving at Work’

Well-being Training – ‘The Secrets to Thriving at Work’

Join Vik Mohan for this online well-being training session aimed at international development practitioners. Dr Vik Mohan is a practicing doctor and conservation practitioner. In response to the high levels of stress and burnout he has seen within the conservation and development community, he is now working to support the well-being of the international development…

Event Starts
June 13th, 2024 at 10:00
Location
Online