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AIJAC welcomes Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's decision, announced Monday, to discontinue Australia's funding to the World Bank’s Multi-Donor Trust Fund for the Palestinian Recovery and Development Program, and redirect the funds to the United Nations’ Humanitarian Fund for the Palestinian Territories.
As things currently stand, there are doubts over the integrity of three separate Australian-funded development programs in the Palestinian Territories. There are also long-term concerns over funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
In 2016, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif of “our enthusiasm for enhancing our trade and investment ties” with his country. That same year, Trade Minister Steven Ciobo opened an Austrade office in Teheran...
Friction seems to be at an all-time high between the world's three main Abrahamic religions. At this juncture, interfaith dialogue is important. AIJAC Director of International Affairs Jeremy Jones discusses his objectives to bridge gaps with i24 News host Emily Frances.