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Happy Midsummer from Sweden!
It has been an intense week, listening to two exceptional events on racism, #globaldev, becoming #AntiRacistinAid and compiling a new resource on that topic.

This week's 'normal' review focuses on a variety of organizations that face different challenges to remain relevant, to adapt & to continue working under rapidly changing global frameworks-from DfID and Women Deliver to Voice of America, USAID, WHO, WFP & Oxfam.
And before I'll log off for the weekend here's a young Max von Sydow, born just next to Malmö in Lund, teaching us how to drink Swedish Schnapps properly ;)!

Enjoy!

New from Aidnography
Racism in the aid industry and international development-a curated collection
In addition to my weekly curated #globaldev link collections, I set up special curated collections on Oxfam, Haiti & the aid industry's #MeToo moment and hurricanes Harvey and Maria before.
The current debate about racism in the aid industry is another mi…

Racism in the aid industry and international development-a curated collection

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In addition to my weekly curated #globaldev link collections, I set up special curated collections on Oxfam, Haiti & the aid industry's #MeToo moment and hurricanes Harvey and Maria before.
The current debate about racism in the aid industry is another milestone into how 'development' is perceived, discussed, challenged, dismissed and encouraged to transform. Below is an ongoing collection of media articles and op-eds that I have come across in my digital networks in the last two weeks or so. DevEx and The New Humanitarian have covered the topic continuously (and not just since June 2020) and the diverse female leadership in these discussions is noticeable, but not surprising.
There are already other excellent, comprehensive collections online such as the Resource pack: Educate yourself on racism and #BlackLivesMatter from the 50 Shades of Aid collective, Alyssa Bovell's Resources on addressing racism in development and decolonizing development practice, Healing Soli…