Safeguarding Resources

This page provides tools, resources and guidance on what safeguarding is and how it applies to the international development research context.

  • Our work on Safeguarding

    Safeguarding is a high priority among UK funders following allegations of misconduct in the aid sector. Our work demonstrates a strong commitment by research funders to play a leadership role in setting a clear tone and high expectations around safeguarding in international development research, and to ensure harmonisation of safeguarding practices across the sector.

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  • Safeguarding Expert Advisory Group

    The Safeguarding Expert Advisory Group supports UKCDR’s work with international development research funders, universities, research institutes and other organisations which conduct development research to raise safeguarding standards across the sector, and promote cultural and institutional change. The group comprises individuals from academia and the NGO and private sectors.