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Executive Director: Council for International Development

Posted on 24 May 2022

Strategic and operational role; lead a small team
Strong relationship management and stakeholder engagement focus
Based in Wellington CBD; 0.8FTE considered
Position description

The Council for International Development (CID) is the national umbrella agency…
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Pacific first-ever Hackathon event

Posted on 23 May 2022

The Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC) in association with Pacific Island Association of NGOs (PIANGO) held the Pacific’s first-ever Hackathon to find an ICT based solution to…
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Britain cuts humanitarian aid budget by 51%

Posted on 23 May 2022

UK Ministers have been accused of choosing the “worst moment in history” to slash the foreign aid budget, as provisional figures showed that UK overseas humanitarian funding was cut by…
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The impact of the Australian Election on international aid

Posted on 23 May 2022

The win by opposition leader Anthony Albanese in Australia's tightly contested general election returns the center-left Labor Party to power for the first time in nine years. It will likely…
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Humanitarian aid to Northern Ethiopia

Posted on 23 May 2022

The UN reports that hundreds of thousands have been driven to famine, more than 2 million displaced, and more than 9 million are in need of humanitarian aid in Northern…
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WHO expects more cases of Monkeypox globally

Posted on 23 May 2022

Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease that occurs primarily in tropical forest areas of Central and West Africa, but cases have recently been found in atypical locations.

The World Health…
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Cost of living for the world's poorest

Posted on 20 May 2022

At a time when the cost of living crisis is front and centre in people’s minds, it is perhaps no surprise that international aid took a back seat in this…
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Submit to Support - Modern slavery legislation campaign

Posted on 16 May 2022

Modern Slavery and Worker Exploitation are serious forms of exploitation seen internationally and within New Zealand. Addressing these practices requires a whole-of-society response, undertaken through strong partnerships across government agencies…
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UN Security council condemns killing of Aljazeera journalist

Posted on 16 May 2022

In a rare case of Security Council unity on an issue related to Israel, the United Nations Security Council has unanimously condemned the killing of Palestinian American Al Jazeera journalist,…
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Call for sexual and reproductive health rights to remain central

Posted on 16 May 2022

In a speech delivered to the United Nations General Assembly: Commission on Population and Development, H.E. Ms. Carolyn Schwalger, noted concerns that hard fought advances regarding sexual and reproductive rights…
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