Thursday, December 12, 2019

DT 11 / 2015

US celebrity rally kicked Denmark off stage after DKK 6b cuts in aid

Denmark’s Liberal government proposes to cut aid worth almost DKK 6 billion with reductions in both this year and next year’s aid budgets. 

Norway cuts NGO aid, but final refugee costs remain the X-factor

The tug of war over Norway’s aid budget for 2016 has been put on hold. The parties await new figures on refugee costs, which will probably tap further into available funds. 

European donors want OECD to approve capital for China’s AIIB as aid

Several European donors have approached the OECD to explore the possibility of making their investments in the new AIIB eligible to be reported as aid.