For three decades, Aid/Watch has been the only independent monitor of Australia’s international aid and development.
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The Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific and the Asia Constituency of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness will convene their first hybrid Regional Meeting and Workshop, in Jakarta, Indonesia on July 26-28, 2022, with the theme “Forging through Crises, Fostering Solidarities.”
Aid/Watch partner Asia Pacific Research network commits to step up its rights advocacies, calls for further vigilance amid the new Marcos regime
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There is a creeping militarization of the aid agenda in Australia. Aid has long been closely associated with Australian military interventions, from Afghanistan to East Timor, from the Solomon Islands to the Philippines. With the closure of AusAID in 2013, Australian Aid now favours national interest and private finance over the need for real aid. It has become more closely integrated with Australian diplomatic, strategic and military priorities especially as Australia’s Pacific sphere of influence comes under increased challenges.
From 4-8 April 2002, Aid/Watch Coordinator, Nat Lowrey participated in the Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) Biennial Conference: Redefining Development: People Leading the Way Towards System Change in the COVID-19 Era.
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