International Institute for Sustainable Development

Institut international du développement durable

Aiding, Trading or Abetting: The Future of Trade, Aid And Security - 6 Key Objectives

IISD, IUCN - World Conservation Union
If trade and aid policy is to support peace and security rather than increasing the likelihood and longevity of violent conflict, we believe policy-makers should focus their attention and efforts on six key objectives. The following six briefs (i) explain why each objective is critical to security between and within states; (ii) assess current initiatives that attempt to realize that objective; and (iii) make recommendations for future action.


  • Publication type: Paper
  • Publication date: January 30, 2006
  • Publisher: IISD
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