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Dear friends, Greetings! The Reality of Aid Network invites you to attend the Panel Discussions on IFIs in Governance of Aid and Launching of ROA 2006 Global Report Focusing on Conflict, Security and Development. The event will be held at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 19 September 2006 at 4:30–6:30 PM during the Civil Society Policy Forum at the IMF-WB 2006 Annual Meetings in Singapore. The activity will present important civil
International members of The Reality of Aid Management Committee, the Secretariat staff, colleagues from Norway and Europe came together for three days in Oslo to launch the 2006 Reality of Aid Report on Conflict, Security and Development.  The Network was honored to have present at its international launch Richard Manning, Chairperson of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), Torbjørn Urfjell representing Norway’s Minister of International Cooperation, and Gunnar Garbo, author of the Norwegian Reality of
The Report was internationally launched in June. A sample of the excellent coverage is available on the Reality of Aid website.  Reality of Aid Network members are planning the following launches: New Zealand – July Fiji – July Australia – Sept Nepal – Sept Pakistan – Sept Liberia – Sept Manila – Sept Europe (ALOP) – Sept Guatemala, Chile, Uruguay – Sept to Dec Kenya / World Social Forum – An all day session is
The RoA Management Committee and the Forum for Environment and Development (ForUM), the Norwegian partner for Reality of Aid, invite you to the International Launch of the Reality of Aid 2006 Global Report in Oslo, Norway.  There are a number of events planned on the following dates: DATE EVENT TIME June 19,2006 Launch of the RoA 2006 Report  10 am – 1 pm Press Conference   1 pm –  2 pm Seminar on Key Messages
We are pleased to announce that the Reality of Aid 2006 Global Report focusing on conflict, security and development is now available. The international retail price is 16USD per book. However, there is a special rate for RoA members: Southern members – 7.50 USD per copy, excluding delivery and handling charges; `Northern members – 12 USD per copy, excluding delivery and handling charges. Special discounts are given for bulk orders of more than 25 copies. We are also
OTTAWA (CP) – A disproportionate amount of international aid is pouring into Iraq and Afghanistan for self-interested reasons that have more to do with the fight on terrorism than poverty reduction, says a new report. The Reality of Aid Network’s annual 2006 global overview of development assistance states that Iraq and Afghanistan swallowed up $10 billion of the $27 billion in new aid added to donor budgets between 2000 and 2004. Only one quarter of




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