以正确的方式来重建格鲁吉亚

纽约-在最近举行的对格鲁吉亚的捐款人会议上,捐款意向滚滚不断,总计达到了4 5亿美元-大约每个格鲁吉亚公民就能获得10 00美元。这是好消息。而坏消息是,这次会议只限于捐款人和格鲁吉亚政府参加,透明国际组织批评其决策过程不透明。

在战争中以及在战后的重建中如何用钱,其透明度和问责制的缺乏,不再让纳税人感到满意。在全球对援助的需求不断增加而援助额却减少(过去两年下降了12 % )的情况下 ,有效和透明地使用援助资金正变得越来越至关重要。对其公民不负责任的政府最有可能在这方面失败。

在这些“意向”变成“承诺”之前 ,捐款人应认真审查格鲁吉亚的经济发展战略并评估其人道主义援助和重建援助的计划。他们应该问一下对格鲁吉亚的援助是否有助于和平与稳定,还是与此相反,会阻碍冲突的政治解决并让投资者望而却步。

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