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How new donor countries are reshaping the development aid landscape

Gail Hurley

Development aid is increasingly being provided by middle-income economies. This is a significant change in a shifting global aid landscape A growing number of countries in Central and Eastern Europe (such as Croatia, Serbia, Poland and Romania) and in central Asia (e.g. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan) are now opening formal development aid agencies.  I recently delivered a United Nations Development Programme … Continue reading

6 December 2016 by
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Video of Tony Payne speaking at the 2013 G8 Pre-Summit Conference

Following on from his recent SPERI Comment blogs on the issue, SPERI Director Tony Payne recently spoke out against the outdated terminology still used in the global development debate. Speaking at the 2013 G8 Pre-Summit Conference at Queen’s Belfast University last week, Tony argued again that we are in fact all developing countries now, that the ‘north/south’ and ‘developed/developing countries’ … Continue reading

20 June 2013 by
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Tony Payne blogs for UNDP’s Human Development Report Office

Following his SPERI Comment blog ‘We are all developing countries now!‘,  Director of SPERI, Tony Payne, continues his attack on the outdated language used in current global discussions, in a blog for the Human Development Report (HDR) Office, part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Discussing the UNDP’s latest HDR ‘The Rise of the South’, published just a couple of … Continue reading

17 June 2013 by
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