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Grace Nissley, Rebekah Sears, and Brian Dyck

In December, International Development Harjit Sajjan Minister pledged up to $56-million for emergency humanitarian aid for the people of Afghanistan. However, the Government of Canada was clear in its announcement that the funds will only be going through the multilateral channels, with no opportunities for locally run organizations. Though the aid is an encouraging development, building lasting peace in Afghanistan goes far beyond humanitarian aid at this level, write Grace Nissley, Rebekah Sears, and Brian Dyck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In December, International Development Harjit Sajjan Minister pledged up to $56-million for emergency humanitarian aid for the people of Afghanistan. However, the Government of Canada was clear in its announcement that the funds will only be going through the multilateral channels, with no opportunities for locally run organizations. Though the aid is an encouraging development, building lasting peace in Afghanistan goes far beyond humanitarian aid at this level, write Grace Nissley, Rebekah Sears, and Brian Dyck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade