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Good Money after Bad: Why is Australia continuing to pour money...

Australia, which is one of UNRWA’s largest donors per capita, should consider joining its European counterparts in suspending its $20 million annual contribution to the agency, and instead investigate other channels to deliver a core package of humanitarian aid services for those in need

Australia must speak out on UNRWA allegations

Australia, a major global donor to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) and member of the group’s advisory committee, needs to speak out on damaging allegations against the agency’s senior staff.

Others should also defund UN relief agency

The Trump Administration announced last month it would cease funding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and divert US humanitarian aid through other channels. Australia and other donor countries interested in encouraging a genuine two-state resolution should seriously consider following suit.

Trump should encourage a more conciliatory Palestinian leadership

There have been important considerations missing from much discussion of the Trump Administration’s recent moves regarding Israel and the Palestinians.

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