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A ‘crisis of legitimacy’ in the international aid sector?

Posted on 25 July 2022

International aid organisations are in danger of losing relevance and need to start thinking about “the world beyond themselves”, a study by Nuffield College in Oxford has found. UK academics…
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Bill for climate adaptation for African countries more than health spending

Posted on 25 July 2022

African countries that are the least responsible for the climate crisis will have to spend up to five times more on adapting to global heating than they do on healthcare.…
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Humanitarian funding gap hits new record

Posted on 19 July 2022

Even more people were in need of humanitarian assistance last year than the UN has estimated, according to an independent report published last week. The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report, released…
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Call for G20 to strengthen checks on tax evasion

Posted on 19 July 2022

India’s Minister of Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman has urged G20 leaders to put in place a framework for automatic exchange of information on non-financial assets to check tax evasion and to…
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Aid Transparency Index 2022

Posted on 19 July 2022

The global campaign Publish What You Fund has just released the Aid Transparency Index 2022. New Zealand Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) has been ranked #26 out of…
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Pacific

A commitment to stay connected for a free, safe and prosperous Pacific

Posted on 14 July 2022

Pacific Islands Association of Non-governmental Organizations (PIANGO) press release

Civil Society has made a fundamental difference to the way in which government thinks about the community, says New Zealand Foreign Affairs…
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30,000 migrants assisted through Netherland’s safe migration initiative

Posted on 11 July 2022

The first year of the International Organisation for Migration’s Cooperation on Migration and Partnerships for Sustainable Solutions (COMPASS) initiative has helped 30,000 migrants.

The initiative is designed to support people…
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Worsening humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka

Posted on 11 July 2022

A few years ago, Sri Lanka’s economy was growing strongly enough to provide jobs and financial security for most. It’s humanitarian crisis has worsened over the last week, with increased…
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Kiribati withdraws from Pacific Islands Forum

Posted on 11 July 2022

The Kiribati government has withdrawn from the Pacific Islands Forum ‘with immediate effect’ ahead of the commencement of the 51st Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting. This follows the signing of…
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New Zealand sends medical help to Niue's Covid experiences

Posted on 11 July 2022

Given the protracted nature of the Ukraine crisis, the pressure on medical teams in Niue to respond to cases of Covid continues to rise. As of June 27, Niue opened…
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