This Briefing Paper 145 contributes to shaping the debate about the general direction of aid practice. It explains problematic aspects of the aid industry and makes policy and practice recommendations for various actors. By: Oxfam (www.oxfam.org). 2011. 34 pages. English only.
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This commentary aimed at international donors presents twelve lessons on partnering with civil society. It is a response to the "Peer Reviews" released by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (DAC). It is #2 in a series of briefing papers. By: Aid Watch Canada (). 2012. 20 pages. English only.
Non-public briefing note to frame issues in advance of the 2009 donor conference in response to the 2008-9 Israeli aggression on Gaza. Addresses politicization of aid and accountability of aid damage, among other issues. 2009. 6 pages. English only.
A report titled, "Rethinking Partnerships in a Post-2015 World: Towards Equitable, Inclusive and Sustainable Development." Includes sections on types of partnerships, rights-based approach, and donor country reports. By: The Reality of Aid (www.realityofaid.org. 2014. 298 pages. English only.
Oxfam Briefing Paper (27-pages) assessing aid policy in the context of donors' statebuilding objectives. Marked: Confidential, for limited circulation.
This assessment and critique of international humanitarian response was released one year after the 2008-2009 Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. It includes a call to action. By: Several international NGOs including Diakonia, MAP-UK, Mercy Corps, Oxfam and others. 2009. 18 pages. English only.
A "conflict sensitivity assessment" that draws deeply on perspectives from Gaza about aid response after the 2008-9 Israeli aggression. Provides specific, insightful and practical direction to aid actors some of which does not exist elsewhere.
This policy brief argues that donors are reinforcing failed past patterns associated with the so-called “peace dividends” model while making only cosmetic changes to their engagement. It is useful as an overview of the way aid critics view the influence of the Oslo process on Palestinian national development. By Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network (www.al-shabaka.org).