World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation

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World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation. / Hansen, Annette Skovsted.

2015. Paper presented at Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, Pavia, Italy.

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Hansen, AS 2015, 'World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation', Paper presented at Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, Pavia, Italy, 04/06/2015 - 05/06/2015.

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Hansen, A. S. (2015). World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation. Paper presented at Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, Pavia, Italy.

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Hansen AS. 2015. World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation. Paper presented at Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, Pavia, Italy.

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Hansen, Annette Skovsted World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation. Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, 04 Jun 2015, Pavia, Italy, Paper, 2015. 6 p.

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Hansen AS. World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation. 2015. Paper presented at Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, Pavia, Italy.

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Hansen, Annette Skovsted. / World Network of Friends: Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation. Paper presented at Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network, Pavia, Italy.6 p.

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abstract = "The premise is that old and new relationships between Africa and Asia circumvent Europe and North America. By engaging the case of The World Network of Friends (WNF), I argue that for EJARN it is important also to consider the common challenges for Japan and Europe of possibly being less central in future world orders. Partners first introduced as participants and alumni of private sector training courses in Japan founded WNF in 1997. The members are alumni and alumni organizations in Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and South America, but also from the Former Eastern Europe. WNF members exchange invitations to training courses and partnerships for the development of human resources. The structure of and focus on human resource development is inspired by experiences of ODA financed courses in Japan and, thereby, fits Shimomura and Wang’s argument that ‘the notable difference between traditional and emerging donors is their experience of receiving aid.” Much literature on the ‘emerging donors’ focuses on the challenge they pose to the ‘DAC regime’ of conditionalities. However, this chapter will explore how the Africa-Asia regional partnerships and South-South development cooperation in the new millennium reflect historical experiences of trust and distrust by operationalizing G. Hosking’s concept of ‘strong thin trust’ in his book Trust: A History and S.A. Rompf’s identification of the ‘subjective experience of trust’ in his book Trust and Reality.",
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