Lecture Series – Foreign Aid in the Twenty-first Century: Why Bother? - Adam ChapnickMonday, November 05, 2012 2:00 PM
November 5, 2012 – Foreign Aid in the Twenty-first Century: Why Bother?
Adam Chapnick, Associate Professor of Defense Studies, Royal Military College Dr. Chapnick is also the deputy Director of Education at the Canadian Forces College. He has taught history at U of T and at Ryerson University. Two of his books were shortlisted for the annual Defoe prize (recognizing the best book in Canada). Over the last 60 years developed countries have spent close to $2 trillion on foreign aid, and yet 1.4 billion people still live on less than $1.25 per day (the current definition of extreme poverty. So why do we bother?