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Written evidence submitted to the UK Government's consultation on the International Development Strategy by CAFOD, the official aid agency for the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) invited people and organisations to submit evidence to inform the UK government’s International Development Strategy.

The International Development Strategy will set out the UK government’s approach to international development over the next decade. It will ensure close alignment of UK development activity with the objectives in the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy

The Strategy will restate the UK Government's commitment to poverty eradication and build on the 7 key priorities for UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) in 2021 to 2022:

  • climate and biodiversity

  • global health security

  • open societies and conflict resolution

  • girls’ education

  • humanitarian preparedness and response

  • science and technology

  • trade and economic development.

Parliamentary submissions

CAFOD submits written evidence to parliamentary inquiries and consultations to support our global policy and research work.