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The Africa Study Group (ASG) (www.africastudygroup.ca), affiliated with the National Capital Branch of the Canadian International Council, submitted advice to the Liberal government’s International Assistance Review. The document is available by clicking on the link below. Summary: integrate international assistance in broader development strategy; choose priorities with partner countries, not for them; don’t make this a priority-shuffling exercise to divert funds to climate change – Paris commitments need to be new money or Canada will lose credibility, not gain it; don’t downplay education; Africa needs adaptation assistance in face of climate change; Good Humanitarian Donorship means Canada must also help forgotten emergencies with the millions of internally displaced in Africa. Read more by clicking on the link below…

Africa Study Group Comments on International Assistance_10 July 2016

The Africa Study Group’s submission to the Liberal government’s consultation on international assistance