Newsletter

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Global trends in giving report, Pope raises alarm for rise in hunger, CID’s new website and lots of events coming up

Posted on 19 February 2019

+ Global Trends in Giving Report
54% of people worldwide prefer to donate online with a credit card
45% are enrolled for monthly payments 
20% are more likely to give if they are given a...
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Partnerships, Trump’s State of the Union, 40 years on from the Iranian Revolution, and the NZDF celebrates diversity

Posted on 12 February 2019

+ Trump's SOTU

At last week's State of the Union Speech, President Trump launched the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a government-wide project led by his daughter, Ivanka Trump.

The initiative involves the State Department,...
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Progress on SDGs, the criminalisation of humanitarian aid workers continues, navigating culture and development, and making partnerships work

Posted on 05 February 2019

+ What progress on the SDGs?
 
"In 2018, 93% of countries reported that non-state actors, like civil society organisations and businesses, were engaged in their Voluntary National Review (VNR) of how...
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Davos, CID’s trends for 2019, Venezuela aid crisis, and learning opportunities to start the year

Posted on 29 January 2019

+ Drab Davos but some good chats

There were high level no-shows (Donald Trump, Teresa May and Xi Jinping) , and a lot of hui not do-ey, but some important takeaways. 

Economic...
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New inequality report, Australia and the Pacific, Davos, Brexit, the US shutdown, and what it means for aid

Posted on 22 January 2019

+ Oxfam Report: Public Good or Private Wealth 
Oxfam International have released their report 'Public Good or Private Wealth' this month. It calls for a transformation of our economies to deliver...
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Good news and bad news, trends in 2019, World Bank top job, Brexit, and more

Posted on 15 January 2019

+ Some trends to watch in 2019

From IRIN (originally UN’s Integrated Regional Information Network) some humanitarian trends:
Outsourcing of risk within localisation: There is a common assumption that local staff and organisation face fewer...
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What to expect in 2019!

Posted on 08 January 2019

+ Funding pressures, nationalism and politics in 2019

Happy new year. But it's going to be a tough one.

As nationalist movements continue to win political office across the world, what will this mean for the...
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G20 Support for SDGs; Attenborough's Plea to Leaders; Safe  Migration; Fiji Flash Flood Guidance System; and Christmas Gift Ideas

Posted on 04 December 2018

+ G20 - Support for SDGs, Fighting Climate Change and Trade Reform
The G20 Leaders’ Summit was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week.  A consensus was built for fair and sustainable...
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Kiwis welcome refugees, ACFID's safeguarding report, new whistle-blowing policies, the new ISIS, links to CID talks and Xmas ideas

Posted on 27 November 2018

+ Over 10,000 Kiwis say "I Welcome Refugees"

Amnesty International today handed over 10,276 signatures to Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway in the form of the I Welcome Pledge, which urges the government to make...
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Safeguarding tools launched, Brexit, APEC, #kidsonnauru, online tools, Ted Talks and more

Posted on 20 November 2018

+ What does Brexit mean for aid?

The headline in the British tabloid The Sun summed up how most people felt this week - "We're in the Bre-shit now'!

UK Prime Minister Theresa...
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