2017 Australasian Aid Conference: Call for papers

The call for papers for the 2017 Australasian Aid Conference (AAC) is now open. The deadline for all submissions is 5pm AEST on 1 October 2016.

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2017 Australasian Aid Conference

The intractable problem of landowner identification in the PNG LNG project: a historical perspective

Dr Colin Filer will discuss 'who or what to blame for escalation of conflict over the distribution of landowner benefits from the PNG LNG projects?'

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Dr Colin Filer

ODE aid evaluations: investing in teachers and learning from evaluations

This event will focus on ODE’s recent report on teacher training and its latest review of operational evaluations.

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Pacific possible: labour mobility

This forum launched a new ANU - World Bank report on transforming Pacific labour mobility. The podcast and presentation's power point are now available.

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labour mobility

The difficulties of supporting reform in fragile states: the case of water sector reform in Lebanon

Rim El Kadi presented her PHD research findings on Lebanon's problematic, donor driven water reforms.Podcast is now available.

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Rim El Kadi

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  • Stephen Howes on the 'backpacker tax' and Pacific seasonal workers.
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  • Femili PNG Operations Manager Denga Ilave attracted considerable media interest during her Australian visit.
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  • Our 2016 aid budget coverage was in the news.
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  • Stephen Howes provided commentary on the PNG Supreme Court decision on the Manus detention centre.
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  • Associate Director Robin Davies wrote for The Guardian on the need for a global humanitarian fund.
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  • The launch of the 2015 Australian Aid Stakeholder Survey was covered in newspapers and on radio.
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