Human Rights and Democracy in EU Development Co-operation: Towards Fair and Equal Treatment

  • Gordon Crawford

Abstract

A striking innovation in EU development co-operation policy in the 1990s has been the promotion of human rights and democracy. This objective was similarly declared by many other aid donors at this time, including most EU member states. Such policies are in contrast to Cold War practices when donor governments, West and East, were willing to reward compliant regimes with economic support regardless of their authoritarianism or treatment of domestic populations.

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Europe Turkey Arena Nism Malaysia 

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