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Teacher Shortage Challenges Samoa

Posted on 01 February 2024

In Samoa, a reported shortage of teachers is allegedly prompting senior students to assume teaching roles. Member of Parliament Fuaava Suluimālō Amataga raised concerns, citing parents' complaints about Year 7…
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Disaster and foreign aid cuts lead to hard winter choices in parts of Afghanistan

Posted on 01 February 2024

Due to a combination of floods and reduced aid, families in Behsud are now "forced to choose between eating their one meal during the day or at night." Over the…
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Council for International Development Aotearoa New Zealand urges continued support for UNRWA amidst funding suspensions 

Posted on 29 January 2024

The Council for International Development (CID) Aotearoa New Zealand calls for New Zealand to continue their funding and support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). 

CID’s Executive Director…
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Kiwi NGOs push for Gaza ceasefire

Posted on 29 January 2024

Photo: Getty Images Palestinians carry an injured man following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. Article from Newsroom.co.nz

by Sam Sachdeva

A group of 15 aid agencies in New Zealand has penned an open letter…
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China's Human Rights Record Sparks International Criticism at the UN

Posted on 26 January 2024

China's human rights record underwent rare scrutiny at the UN Human Rights Council's universal periodic review (UPR) in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 23, 2024. The UK urged China to end the…
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Tongan Story Makes Waves at Sundance Film Festival

Posted on 26 January 2024

The short film "Lea Tupu'anga" by two Tongan-New Zealand filmmakers has made a significant impact at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the world's biggest film festivals. Chosen from a pool of…
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Immediate actions must be taken to prevent a complete medical shutdown in Gaza, says ICRC

Posted on 26 January 2024

Cover photo: Destruction in Khan Younis, Save the Children

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urgently warned on Thursday of a potential complete medical shutdown in Gaza unless immediate measures are taken…
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Global Forum Addresses Climate-Induced Relocation Challenges in the Pacific  

Posted on 26 January 2024

From 23-25 January, the 14th Global Forum on Migration and Development took place in Geneva. The summit bought together government expertise globally to discuss challenges and opportunities pertinent to international migration and development, and…
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New Zealand's Red Sea Deployment Raises Political Debate

Posted on 26 January 2024

The New Zealand government has announced the deployment of a six-member Defence Force team to the Middle East, tasked with upholding maritime security in the Red Sea no later than…
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The Fred Hollows Foundation: Research Coordinator

Posted on 24 January 2024

Location: Auckland

Type: Full-time

Closing date: 13 February 2024

Are you a passionate, organized, and dynamic individual ready to embark on a rewarding journey with a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ending avoidable blindness…
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