Tag Archives: Multilateral Organisations

A farewell to DFID and welcome to a new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office


With a weakly argued statement to parliament, Boris Johnson has enacted one of his dreams, removing the Department for International Development (DFID) and merging it into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to create a super Whitehall Department briefly termed … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the new foreign aid architecture and ways forward


Introduction Countries have developed at various paces, some of them as a result of foreign aid or more officially known as Official Development Assistance ODA. In recent years, there have been many changes to the ODA architecture, including 1) a … Continue reading

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The IDC vs BOND: A clash over 0.7%


So recently, the UK Parliament‘s Commons Select Committee for International Development published a report titled Department for International Development’s Annual Report and Accounts 2011-12 (It was in response to this. See also this additional part. Amongst the recommendations by the … Continue reading

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Links for Thought 4


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