“I really do question whether this should happen it undermines the integrity of the aid program interns of the extent to which it is seen to not be delivering on its purpose which is to offer development assistance.“ James Goodman, Chair of AID/WATCH
AidWatch said the $5.5 million Australia pledged in relief aid to Indonesia was a diplomatic initiative
Internationally acclaimed investigative documentary, The Opposition, about Paga Hill community’s fight for justice from the illegal eviction and demolition of their homes in Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby has been banned from screening at the PNG Human Rights Festival.
Sinclair Knight Merz, a donor to both Labor and Liberal parties, won contracts worth $489m for Asia-Pacific projects. AID/WATCH states that the corporatisation of aid has made it more difficult to ensure accountability for private companies administering aid