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 summary of a survey about international actors in Palestine concludes significant, widespread and costly movement and access challenges the INGO's are facing as they deliver aid to Palestinians. By: Association of International Development Agencies. (www.aidajerusalem.org).
2011. 13 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.
Oxfam Briefing Paper (27-pages) assessing aid policy in the context of donors' statebuilding objectives. Marked: Confidential, for limited circulation.
This brief explores opportunities and constraints for reparations under international law. It is a rare, serious exploration of the topic of reparations applied specifically to the Palestinian situation. By: Harvard University Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (). 2011. 23 pages. English only.
A high-quality 64-page study by Action Aid that builds on reports published in 2005 and 2006. Defines "read aid" and "substandard aid" using a credible methodology that is applied to specific donors. Provides examples and explanations to argue for changes in global aid policy.
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).