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24.7.2017

Aid credibility at stake as donors haggle over reporting rules

Donors report billions of spending at home as "aid" - and some want to expand the loophole

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24.7.2017

Aid credibility at stake as donors haggle over reporting rules

Donors report billions of spending at home as "aid" - and some want to expand the loophole

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Political article
12.7.2017

Asylum costs: The great labelling fraud

Again in 2016, every fifth franc of official development spending remained in Switzerland. This makes Switzerland the largest recipient of its own development funds.
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12.7.2017

What is violence prevention achieving?

There is a direct link between terror and underdevelopment. Like official Switzerland, UN bodies too are convinced of this. A review of the academic findings.
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12.1.2016

The misconception around development aid

"Development aid reinforces poverty" – the Swiss media have used this headline in commenting on Nobel Prize Winner Angus Deaton's research. There's a major misunderstanding in this debate.

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