Saturday, March 17, 2018

DT 9 / 2005

International Land Coalition refuses to endorse de Soto commission

The Rome-based International Land Coalition refuses to endorse Norway’s proposed commission on the rights of the poor. ILC calls the appointment of Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto as co-chair a “conflict of interest".

Supreme Court to rule on charges against former Education Minister

The Supreme Court in Mozambique is to decide on charges against former Minister of Education Alcido Nguenha concerning the misuse of Swedish aid. An investigation concludes that two of Nguenha’s children studying in South Africa received scholarships financed by Swedish aid.

Government to review pricing rules for state agencies working in aid

The Swedish government will review whether current pricing rules for Swedish state agencies working abroad make them too expensive to compete in the international aid market.