CID Annual Conference & Dinner 2016 - What works in aid policy?

27 October 9:30am - 5:00pm
Flax and Fern, Level 1, Massey University, Entrance E, Tasman Street, Wellington

Keynote: Do you understand the courage of the Pacific? | In the face of Climate Change

Fenton Lutunatabua, Pacific Communicator,


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Expert panel discussion with media scrutiny: Beyond trade versus aid - What's the combination that works?


Shane Jones, Ambassador for Pacific Economic Development


Rachael Le Mesurier, Executive Director, Oxfam NZ

Shamubeel EaqubEconomist, Commentator

Vinayak (Vinny) Nagaraj, Deputy Director at the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the New Zealand Aid Programme’s chief economic adviser.

Molly Harriss Olson, CEO of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand (FANZ)


Guyon Espiner, Radio NZ & Rachel Smalley, Newstalk ZB


      Interactive workshop: Accountability counts – Learning to walk the talk

Judith Greenwood, Executive Director, Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland.

There’s a new aid accountability standard in town, and it’s transforming the relationship between development NGOs and the communities that they work with. The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is the world’s leading good practice code for accountable aid in disaster prone communities. Join Judith for an afternoon workshop on the new CHS, and how it can transform NZ aid in the Pacific.


Followed by drinks and dinner at the Tussock Restaurant (Gr Fl, below Flax and Fern).

Full programme here

CID members register online here.

Non-CID members register online here.