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Aid Policy in the Post 9/11 Era- An Analysis of New Frameworks & Definitions, Design & Concequences

Stawreberg, Erik LU (2009) FKVK01 20091
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of 2000 stands out as one of the greatest manifestation of international consensus. Since then, more than half of the time that was set out has elapsed, and we still find ourselves struggling to join the efforts of the given objectives.
This paper suggests that contemporary Aid Policy to a high degree are determined by external factors, such as perceived threats, additional self interest and hidden agendas. This is a directly related to the emergence of security as the overriding goal concerning foreign policy, becoming increasingly real since the 9/11. In the light of the Security Development Nexus and the MDGs the issues of this paper will be investigated, correlating the implemented aid... (More)
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of 2000 stands out as one of the greatest manifestation of international consensus. Since then, more than half of the time that was set out has elapsed, and we still find ourselves struggling to join the efforts of the given objectives.
This paper suggests that contemporary Aid Policy to a high degree are determined by external factors, such as perceived threats, additional self interest and hidden agendas. This is a directly related to the emergence of security as the overriding goal concerning foreign policy, becoming increasingly real since the 9/11. In the light of the Security Development Nexus and the MDGs the issues of this paper will be investigated, correlating the implemented aid allocation to the concepts of security concerns and the perception of underdevelopment as dangerous. (Less)
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author
Stawreberg, Erik LU
supervisor
organization
course
FKVK01 20091
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Peace and Conflict Studies, Security Development Nexus, Millennium Development Goals, SIDA, Aid Allocation, DFID, MCC, Freds- och konfliktvetenskap
language
English
id
1411423
date added to LUP
2009-06-23 09:27:31
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@misc{1411423,
  abstract     = {The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of 2000 stands out as one of the greatest manifestation of international consensus. Since then, more than half of the time that was set out has elapsed, and we still find ourselves struggling to join the efforts of the given objectives.
This paper suggests that contemporary Aid Policy to a high degree are determined by external factors, such as perceived threats, additional self interest and hidden agendas. This is a directly related to the emergence of security as the overriding goal concerning foreign policy, becoming increasingly real since the 9/11. In the light of the Security Development Nexus and the MDGs the issues of this paper will be investigated, correlating the implemented aid allocation to the concepts of security concerns and the perception of underdevelopment as dangerous.},
  author       = {Stawreberg, Erik},
  keyword      = {Peace and Conflict Studies,Security Development Nexus,Millennium Development Goals,SIDA,Aid Allocation,DFID,MCC,Freds- och konfliktvetenskap},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Aid Policy in the Post 9/11 Era- An Analysis of New Frameworks & Definitions, Design & Concequences},
  year         = {2009},
}