Just AID - Foreign Assistance Reform
by ajws, Working at American Jewish World Service on Jul 17, 2009
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Fact: Only two of the world’s poorest countries are among the top 10 recipients of U.S. foreign assistance. ...
Fact: Only two of the world’s poorest countries are among the top 10 recipients of U.S. foreign assistance.
In this presentation, Sarah Meyer -- an AJWS education officer and expert on foreign assistance -- discusses the U.S. government’s convoluted, outdated and misguided system for allocating and distributing global aid. Highlighting the system’s lack of focus on addressing poverty in the Global South, the lack of transparency and the lack of accountability, Sarah also explains why the time for reform is now and the key role individuals can play.
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