Julie Bishop's $22M annual cash giveaway slush fund for pet women/governance/human-rights projects - Iran's on the list!!!!!
Julie Bishop shows her support for oppressed women in Iran by veiling up and bowing to one of the senior Iranian Arseholes-In-Chief.
Below is a low-doc small aid program (worth $22M per year) through which Julie and mates can spread the love to such wonderful places as Pakistan, Iran, Somalia and that ever worthy aid recipient China.
Compare and contrast with Donald Trump's approach.
The people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime. All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their “pockets.” The people have little food, big inflation and no human rights. The U.S. is watching!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2018
This is a direct lift from the DFAT website.
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia's national interest.
It sits alongside Australia's longer-term country and multilateral development strategies and with its wide geographical reach plays an important role in supporting local community efforts towards poverty reduction across the globe.
The program is founded on a set of principles which:
- advance developmental outcomes in countries eligible for Official Development Assistance (ODA) through projects primarily focused on practical and tangible results. This may include projects which support good governance, human rights and those with a strong advocacy component,
- support Australia's wider foreign and trade policy interests and public diplomacy objectives, including promoting a distinctive and positive image of Australia, and
- allow for a wide geographic reach reflecting that Australia has global interests and that DAP provides an effective way to build relationships and maintain Australia's profile.
DAP projects cover a range of sectors such as education, health, water and sanitation, environmental protection, women's empowerment and gender equality, supporting people with disabilities, economic livelihoods, food security and human rights.
DAP projects engage a wide range of partners including community groups, non-government organisations, schools and local governments.
DAP factsheet: 2016-17
The factsheet provides a summary of the program over 2016-17 and outlines DAP's achievements over the year. It illustrates the implementation of the program through several case studies.
Who can apply for DAP funding?
Funding is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups, NGOs and other entities engaged in development activities in countries that are eligible for ODA.
There is no minimum amount that a single DAP project can receive but the maximum is $60, 000 over the life of the project (dependent on the country). Activities can run up to a maximum of two years.For more information please refer to the DAP guidelines.
The management of the Direct Aid Program varies from mission to mission. To find out more about how the program is managed in a particular country, please contact the Australian mission overseas that administers DAP in that country.For Australian mission contact details see our overseas embassies and consulates listing.
International Development Fund (IDF)
The IDF is a sub-program of the Direct Aid Program and is managed through Australia's permanent missions to the United Nations in New York, Geneva and Vienna, and to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva.
The IDF supports multilateral agendas that Australia wishes to advance and aims to support ODA-eligible projects that, inter-alia, enable developing countries to participate in international meetings.
IDF support is available to UN organisations, community groups, NGOs or any other not-for-profit organisation. Please contact one of the four Australian missions overseas (at the link above) that manages the IDF program for further detail.
DAP eligible countries (2016-17)
|Region||Administering post||Eligible countries / Territories|
|* The host country does not receive DAP funds|
|Abuja (Nigeria)||Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, The Gambia, Nigeria, Niger|
|Accra (Ghana)||Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo|
|Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)||Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan, Central African Republic|
|Cairo (Egypt)||Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan, Syria|
|Harare (Zimbabwe)||Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo (Democratic Republic of)|
|Lisbon (Portugal)*||Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe|
|Nairobi (Kenya)||Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia|
|Madrid (Spain)*||Equatorial Guinea|
|Port Louis (Mauritius)||Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles|
|Pretoria (South Africa)||Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland|
Latin America and the Caribbean
|Buenos Aires (Argentina)||Argentina, Paraguay|
|Lima (Peru)||Peru, Bolivia|
|Mexico City (Mexico)||Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama|
|Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)*||Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname|
|Santiago de Chile (Chile)*||Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela|
|South and Central Asia||Colombo (Sri Lanka)||Maldives, Sri Lanka|
|Moscow (Russia)*||Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Moldova, Kyrgystan|
|New Delhi (India)||India, Bhutan|
|Mumbai, Chennai (India)||India|
|South East Asia||Bangkok (Thailand)||Thailand|
|Dili (East Timor)||East Timor|
|Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)||Vietnam|
|Jakarta, Bali, Makassar (Indonesia)||Indonesia|
|Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)||Malaysia|
|Phnom Penh (Cambodia)||Cambodia|
|The Pacific||Apia (Samoa)||Samoa|
|Honiara (Solomon Islands)||Solomon Islands|
|Noumea (New Caledonia)*||Wallis and Futuna|
|Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia)||Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau|
|Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)||Papua New Guinea|
|Port Vila (Vanuatu)||Vanuatu|
|Suva (Fiji)||Fiji, Tuvalu|
|Wellington (NZ)*||Cook Is, Niue|
|Cairo (Egypt)||Egypt, Syria|
|Ramallah (Palestinian Territories)||Palestinian Territories|
|Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)*||Yemen|
|Europe||Ankara (Turkey)||Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey|
|Belgrade (Serbia)||Montenegro, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia|
|Vienna (Austria)*||Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo|
|North Asia||Beijing (China)||China|
|Global IDF||New York (UN)*||ODA-eligible countries|
|Geneva (UN)*||ODA-eligible countries|
|Geneva (WTO)*||ODA-eligible countries|
|Vienna (UN)*||ODA-eligible countries|