“The Trouble with Italy’s Development Cooperation”, Bernardo Venturi (IAI, Italy)

Bernardo Venturi, The Trouble with Italy’s Development Cooperation, IAI Commentaries, 19:37, IAI, June 2019.

Development cooperation is recognised as an essential component of foreign policy. In Italy, the sector has long suffered from a lack of transparency, accountability and effectiveness. A recent reform has improved some dimensions, but Rome still has a long way to go to bring development assistance more in tune with international standards and Italian interests.

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