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Background Information
Civil Society Perspectives on Progress Since Paris
Global retrospective about progress in development since the 2005 Paris Declaration including chapter by Palestinian NGO Network ( from pages 196-204. By:  Reality of Aid ( 2011. 371 pages. English only.
Accountability for Civil Society by Civil Society: A Guide to Self-Regulation Initiatives
Guide and toolkit intended for civil society organizations wishing to develop a self-regulation initiative as part of an accountability effort. By Civicus (, the largest global network of civil society organizations. 2014. 80 pages. English only.
Evaluating Aid to Palestinians in the oPt
Oxfam Briefing Paper (27-pages) assessing aid policy in the context of donors' statebuilding objectives. Marked: Confidential, for limited circulation.
Real Aid: Ending Aid Dependency
A high-quality 64-page study by Action Aid that builds on reports published in 2005 and 2006. Defines "read aid" and "substandard aid" using a credible methodology that is applied to specific donors. Provides examples and explanations to argue for changes in global aid policy.
Gaza Cheat Sheet: Real Data on the Gaza Closure
One page brief on economic and policy situation of Gaza Strip produced by Gisha ( on January 19, 2015.
Time To Listen - A Discussion Guide
Hearing people on the receiving end of international aid
Restricting Aid: The Challenge of Delivering Aid in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
Results of survey by the Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA) in Jerusalem. This 6-page executive summary outlines the impact of movement and access restrictions on humanitarian and development programming meant to benefit Palestinians.