The Authoritarian Aid Debate

How the EU Can Better Avoid Bankrolling Authoritarianism

Debates on the conditionality of EU funds have risen up the EU agenda and will not go away anytime soon. The issue...

When diplomacy becomes appeasement – a view from Canada

Leading up to the recent vote on non-permanent members to the UN Security Council, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked with Rwandan President...

A response to Nic Cheeseman on authoritarian aid

Nic Cheeseman has written an interesting article about the current crisis in Ethiopia and its implications for development funding. It contains some...

Authoritarian Aid: A reply to Prof. Cheeseman

In “The Conflict in Ethiopia Calls into Question Authoritarian Aid”, Professor Nic Cheeseman makes a case for recalibration of international aid models...

The Conflict in Ethiopia Calls Into Question Authoritarian Aid

The conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region is a tragedy for the citizens caught up in the fighting. It also threatens to...