Tuesday, March 20, 2018

DT 8 / 2005

Swedish NGOs: terrorism surveillance system curtails civil rights

Swedish development NGOs are up in arms over a proposal from the Ministry of Justice for far-reaching measures aimed at preventing NGO funds from being channelled to terrorist organisations.

HCG takes 25% of Finnish aid consultancy market in 2004

Finland spent EUR 40 million on aid consultancy contracts last year. Most of this went to commercial aid consultancy firms, while smaller amounts financed state actors.

Denmark works to break deadlock with Kenya

In spite of weeks of diplomatic effort by the Danish Foreign Ministry, Kenya’s refusal to extend working permits for three staff of the Danish NGO MS is turning into a political stand-off.