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Matthew Rycroft
Permanent Secretary of the UK’s Department for International Development . . Former UK Permanent Representative and Ambassador to UN 🇬🇧
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 19
❓Want something to read on the journey home❓ has raised £1.4m which is matching through , making a total of £2.8m to help thousands more children in the poorest countries go to school 👏 Read more in 👇
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 19
Thrilled to have partnered with for this year, matching donations up to £3 million with . 👏 Thanks to all who have donated so far! 👏 See what your support is helping to achieve 👇
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 19
❓Did you know that natural disasters are usually predictable❓ Great to visit to hear about how we can put the right plans in place before a disaster strikes to save lives. Watch more here 👇
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 19
“Conflicts last longer, involve more countries + are further complicated by terrorism + serious + organised crime. They also affect the UK’s national security.” Good read from in on our approach to promote stability + security👇
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 19
Happy Friday! , looking for a way to celebrate the weekend? 🎉 Why not nominate someone who has inspired you for ? 🏆Nominations close in 5 days + I am proud to champion the Project Delivery Excellence award. Vote today 👇 🏆
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 18
❓Did you know, over 90% of primary-age children in low-income countries are not expected to read by the end of primary school ❓Thanks to for visiting our team in Scotland to discuss how we tackle global learning crisis
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 18
Without protecting women’s rights, we will not stop lives being lost + we will not end poverty. will continue to be a progressive force on women and girls’ rights. Read more in 👇
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 18
Proud that in 2019 put climate + environment at the ❤️ of , led the way to tackle , championed + made the case for more experts in the field. + Baroness Sugg thanked staff today for their hard work - totally deserved!
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Henrietta H. Fore Jul 17
At and , we share a determination to stop Ebola, end poverty and malnutrition, and expand opportunities for every young person. Great conversation with on our collective work and young person.
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 17
Tackling modern slavery is crucial to Proud to join + others in discussion today on how we can accelerate action to end forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery + child labour
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Sam Grout-Smith Jul 17
Matthew Rycroft’s 8 points to achieve 8.7 🔹Legislation 🔹Supply chains 🔹Call to Action 🔹Pathfinder Initiative 🔹Global evidence base 🔹Financing research 🔹More and smarter aid 🔹Govt procurement Led by , 🇬🇧 pioneering efforts to
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Rory Stewart Jul 17
The has declared the Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Important recognition of the seriousness of the crisis. The UK stands ready to support.
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DFID Jul 17
The central challenge in international development going forward is going to be the quality, the expertise, the number of our permanent staff on the ground. -
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 17
Super to meet today to compare notes on our work together to help children around the world, including those suffering from Ebola, malnutrition and famine
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 17
Great to see highlighting work to break the silence on period shame + give girls around the world access to the products they need to manage their periods with dignity
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 17
As a founding father of this group of Ambassadorial joggers, it was great to be back today. Impressive turnout despite the humidity!
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 17
To achieve the by 2030 we need those with resources to invest in good causes, to use their money for a better world. I'm at today to talk about how we can empower impact investors
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Achim Steiner Jul 16
Always a pleasure to meet Permanent Secretary . A very good discussion on - long-standing partnership & collaboration on , & on recovery in countries affected by fragility, conflict & violence.
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Kristalina Georgieva Jul 17
Pleased to see this investment in . Lack of official ID disproportionately affects women and poor people & nearly half the ‘invisible’ billion are in
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Matthew Rycroft Jul 17
Over 1 billion people don’t have official proof of identity which limits their ability to access services + escape poverty. Today + announced £15m to ’s Identification for Development initiative to help. Watch more 👇
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