Tied Aid vs. Untied Aid: What is the Best Form of Foreign Aid?
October 1, 2022

Foreign Aid remains one of the most useful tools to fight inequality in developing countries. However, there are certain types of foreign aid that provide greater benefits to donor countries than recipient countries, working to create cycles of inequality and unsustainable development. Join Arthur, Hirushi and Anuk as they explore the notion of tied aid in comparison to untied aid.


MIRS x Cainz debate: Is foreign aid an effective foreign policy tool?
October 9, 2021

While one of the oldest diplomatic tools used, foreign aid has seen its share of controversy, being labelled as a capitalist form of exploitation on weaker nations. The following debate between Cainz and the Melbourne International Relations Society aims to tackle the ethics of this topic.


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