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Time to Decolonise Aid

  • Published

    10 May 2021

About the Report 

In November 2020, Peace Direct, Adeso, the Alliance for Peacebuilding and Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security held a three-day online consultation with 158 activists, decision- makers, academics, journalists and practitioners across the globe. Participants and guest contributors exchanged insights and local experiences on the current power dynamics and imbalances that exist within the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. 

They discussed how structural racism manifests itself in their work, and how they envision a decolonised system that is truly inclusive and responds to their needs. The consultation received more than 350 detailed comments across nine discussion threads. This report presents the findings and recommendations from that consultation. 


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The report is available in Arabic, Bengali, Dari, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Urdu, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish and Swahili. 


اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية 

এখানে রিপোর্ট পড়ুন. 

အစီရင်ခံစာကို မြန်မာဘာသာဖြင့် ဖတ်ပါ။

زمان برای استعمار قرار ندادن کمکها

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Lisez le rapport en français

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Lesen Sie den Bericht auf Deutsch

रिपोर्ट को हिंदी में पढ़ें 

Baca rumusan laporan dalam bahasa melayu

رپورٹ اردو میں پڑھیں 

Leia a reportagem em portugues

Lee el informe en español

Aqriso warbixinta oo Soomaali ah

Soma ripoti hiyo kwa Kiswahili 


Illustrations by Nash Weerasekera // The Jacky Winter Group

Peace Direct has updated the Time to Decolonise Aid full report (English only) after regretfully being informed of six instances of plagiarism within the first edition. Details of the changes can be found on page 2, of the Second Edition.


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