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Mapping the New Zealand Global Development Ecosystem

Posted on 12 February 2024

We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with InDev to develop a map of the New Zealand Global Development Ecosystem!

Building on the Australian Ecosystem Development Map, this map will…
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Government Allocates $20M to Strengthen Response to Severe Weather Events in the Pacific

Posted on 12 February 2024

Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has begun his Pacific Mission trip alongside Pacific People’s Minister Dr. Shane Reti. The tour commenced in Tonga, which includes a bilateral…
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Cook Islands Prepared for Cyclone Nat: Reports of Flooding and Power Outages

Posted on 12 February 2024

Tropical Cyclone Nat is passing through the Cook Islands, with strong wind warnings in place for the Aitutaki and Ma'uke Islands.

In low-lying areas of the islands, residents have…
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Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister to Address Australian Parliament Amid Escalating Pacific Security Concerns with China

Posted on 12 February 2024

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, James Marape, is expected in Canberra this week to discuss ongoing geopolitical issues regarding Australia, China, and PNG. Marape is among the first to be…
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Malawian Woman Champions HPV Vaccination to Combat Cervical Cancer

Posted on 12 February 2024

Malawi faces one of the highest rates of HPV in the world, contributing significantly to its second-highest cervical cancer mortality rate globally. Jessie Mzemba, a 21-year-old woman from rural Malawi,…
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Academic Urges Long-Term Plans for Underlying Issues in Papua New Guinea

Posted on 01 February 2024

After the rioting and looting in the country's main cities two weeks ago, Papua New Guinea (PNG) needs a long-term plan to address underlying issues," states Andrew Anton Mako, affiliated…
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The Amazon Rainforest Faces its Most Severe Drought

Posted on 01 February 2024

The Amazon rainforest, often referred to as the "lungs of the planet" for its crucial role in absorbing carbon dioxide, recently experienced its most severe drought in at least 50…
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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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