Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (fifth from right) poses for a group photo with other leaders on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on August 15, 2019. Photo: AFP/Australian Prime Minister’s Office Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (fifth from right) poses for a group photo with other leaders on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on August 15, 2019. Photo: AFP/Australian Prime Minister’s Office
Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (fifth from right) poses for a group photo with other leaders on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on August 15, 2019. Photo: AFP/Australian Prime Minister’s Office
Hilda Heine
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Hilda Heine and Thom Woodroofe

Australia, China and other aid donors must realise there’s a better way to help the Pacific

  • Medical supplies have been deployed to islands with no Covid-19 outbreaks, while Australia has withdrawn from the Green Climate Fund. Donor-driven approaches rarely deliver what a recipient needs when geopolitics is driving the agenda

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (fifth from right) poses for a group photo with other leaders on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on August 15, 2019. Photo: AFP/Australian Prime Minister’s Office Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (fifth from right) poses for a group photo with other leaders on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on August 15, 2019. Photo: AFP/Australian Prime Minister’s Office
Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (fifth from right) poses for a group photo with other leaders on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu on August 15, 2019. Photo: AFP/Australian Prime Minister’s Office
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