Official Development Assistance: A Comparison

Factsheet by the Nordic Policy Centre
by Liam Carter and Andrew Scott

Foreign aid assistance by Nordic nations is amongst the most generous in the world. Policymakers are increasingly targeting that aid toward climate adaptation. In contrast, Australia’s aid programs remain dismally underfunded.

The 2021 May Budget gives Australia an opportunity to reset its priorities and to move closer to the Nordic nations in fulfilling humanitarian responsibilities which will also help to make the world safer and more prosperous.

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