Department For International Development
The Department for International Development (DFID) is a British Government department. It was set up in 1997, with a main aim of fighting world poverty.
Alan Duncan is a Minister of State (junior minister) at DFID, with special responsibility for Asia, the Middle East, the Caribbean and British Overseas Territories.
Since 2010, DFID will only provide aid directly to governments once they are satisfied that those governments share a commitment to these partnership principles, including :respect for human rights (from political freedoms to the rights of minorities including LBGT and religious minorities).
DFID is a member of ILGA.