Category Archives: Official Development Assistance

Approach to child poverty reduction strategies in light of economic crisis: The case of Cyprus

The research paper ‘Mapping the multi-dimensional approach to child poverty reduction strategies in light of economic crisis: An initial examination of Cyprus’ was conceived following the aftermath of the economic meltdown in March-April 2013 in Cyprus, focusing on the lingering and increasing risk levels of poverty, and more specifically child poverty. The example of Cyprus was employed to illustrate a similar pattern of imposed financial measures in the Western world, often subsequent to the intervention of ‘Troika’. It draws a parallel with ‘economic rescue’ packages previously used in other EU countries, notably Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Greece and it reflects on criticisms of IMF policies imposed in so-called developing countries with stalling economies.

Becoming a Humanitarian Aid Worker

This 2-part presentation provides an introduction to the issues, challenges and opportunities involved in becoming a Humanitarian Aid Worker.

DG-ECHO Fact Sheets: C.1, C.2, C.3, C.4 y C.5 ”Financial Issues”

Rapid assessment for humanitarian assistance methodology -REDLAC-

Human Rights, Official Development Assistance, and Democratic Governance in LDCs