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Speech by UK’s Justine Greening: Beyond aid – development priorities from 2015

Thank you for that introduction. And thank you to our hosts Standard Chartered and Omidyar Network. Both of your organisations do fantastic work spreading opportunity, investing in entrepreneurship and driving sustainable growth across the developing world. I know Standard Chartered also support some really valuable community investment programmes: tackling blindness,...
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Greening: Afghanistan landslide relief underway

In response to the deadly landslide in Badakshan province the UK’s International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said: I send my deepest sympathies to those affected by the tragic landslide in Afghanistan’s Badakshan province. A full picture of the remote disaster is still emerging, but it is clear there has...
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Greening: it’s time to break the silence on early and forced marriage

Global action must be taken to stop girls being forced into marriage, International Development Secretary Justine Greening said today, ahead of International Women’s Day. In a keynote speech hosted by Plan UK, Girls Not Brides and the Gender and Development Network, Justine Greening said it was time to break the silence on Early and Forced Marriage (EFM) and replicate recent...
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Greening: UK will focus on frontier economic development

Britain will more than double its investment in growing emerging frontier economies to end their dependency on aid, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. The UK government will also agree a series of new partnerships with leading British and international companies to improve business conditions in Africa and South...
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