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The UK stands with the Syrian people as the conflict enters a tenth year. #UKaid  will help protect those who have suffered so much already from the additional threat of coronavirus. #SyriaConf2020 

Today we pledged new UK aid support to help reform Sudan's economy, stabilise inflation and relieve poverty. This is key to attracting vital foreign investment, increasing trade + its transition to a more peaceful + democratic society. Read more 👉

Our Armed Forces play a crucial role in supporting the UK's response to humanitarian emergencies around the 🌍. We're proud to work with them. #ArmedForcesDay 

The first of a series of @RoyalAirForce  #UKaid  flights taking @WFP  supplies to Africa to help fight the #coronavirus  pandemic has departed today: #ArmedForcesDay 

Today the world is uniting @GlblCtzn  #GlobalGoalUnite . Everyone should have access to #coronavirus  vaccines and treatments. That’s why the UK is committed to finding a coronavirus vaccine and ensuring any vaccine is available to all through @gavi  & @CEPIvaccines .

"We are, and always have been, a bold + confident nation, unafraid to stand up for what we believe in "I see our development expertise working together with the best of British diplomacy as continuing squarely in that great tradition"- @annietrev 

The GB has been chosen to co-lead a new global coalition to end gender-based violence. We know that violence is preventable - our groundbreaking @WhatWorksVAWG  programme helped to decrease domestic violence. We will use our expertise to help create a safer future for all.

#WorldChocolateDay : - Chocolate could help save the 🌍 - Cocoa farming is an industry that creates lots of local jobs - Sustainable jobs mean farmers can afford a quality education for their children #UKaid  @P4Forests 

This #WorldChocolateDay  just imagine, what if chocolate could help to save the planet? #UKaid  @P4Forests 


Happy #InternationalDayoftheGirl ! Retweet if you too are committed to empowering girls to stand up for their rights! #DayoftheGirl  #IDG2019 

. becomes the first minister to use sign language at the dispatch box in Parliament to highlight the UK’s first ever global #DisabilitySummit  #Nowisthetime 

The UK is leading the race to find a vaccine for #coronavirus . #UKaid  is funding British research for vaccines, tests and treatment for use in the NHS as well as in developing countries. The UK is now the biggest contributor to the international coalition to find a vaccine.

DFID in the News: UK aid rebuts Mail on Sunday story on support for earthquake victims

#VaccinesWork – and today we have surpassed our target of $7.4bn and raised $8.8bn to help save up to 8 million lives. An incredible day at the Global Vaccine Summit that will allow @gavi  to continue its lifesaving work. Thank you! #GVS2020 

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