Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs

Event

The Politics of Aid

Thursday 14 March 2013 18:00 to 19:00 GMT

Location

Chatham House, London

Participants

Sir John Holmes, GCVO, KBE, CMG, Director, The Ditchley Foundation; UN Emergency Relief Coordinator (2007-10)
Chair: Lord Williams of Baglan, Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Acting Head, Asia Programme, Chatham House 


Type: Members Events

The speakers will argue that, despite the best efforts of humanitarian organizations, the provision of aid to the world's most vulnerable groups is not immune from political interference. They will cite examples from Sudan, Sri Lanka, Gaza, Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, among others, to illustrate these challenges and suggest better ways forward.

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The Politics of Aid

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