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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). 

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Press Release: New Zealand humanitarian organisations unanimously urge political leaders to intensify efforts for peace in Gaza at Christmas time

Posted on 21 December 2023

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As parliament adjourns and New Zealand “shuts down” for the holidays, the New Zealand humanitarian community is issuing an urgent plea to…
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Council for International Development supports UN Resolution calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Posted on 14 December 2023

The Council for International Development (CID) Aotearoa New Zealand supports the resolution adopted at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday 13 December, demanding “an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.”

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CID Member and Sector Survey 2022-2023: A Snapshot into Aotearoa New Zealand’s International Development and Humanitarian Aid Sector

Posted on 11 December 2023

The Council for International Development’s (CID) annual membership survey of the international development and humanitarian aid sector is the only survey of its kind for Aotearoa New Zealand and captures…
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Council for International Development Annual Conference Promotes Deeper Partnerships in Facing Global Challenges

Posted on 31 October 2023

The Council for International Development (CID) Aotearoa New Zealand’s Annual Conference took place in Poneke Wellington at Parliament and Pipitea Marae on 20 and 21 September 2023.

The sold-out conference bought…
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International humanitarian response needed to protect civilian populations in Israel and Gaza

Posted on 13 October 2023

The Council for International Development (CID) Aotearoa New Zealand, the peak body for the New Zealand international aid and humanitarian sector, is deeply concerned by recent developments in Israel and Gaza.

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Political parties share views on aid, trade and foreign affairs at Pre-Election Debate

Posted on 09 August 2023

Representatives from NZ political parties debated New Zealand’s role on the global stage at last week’s Pre-Election Debate “Navigating Global Uncertainty: Aid, Trade and Foreign Affairs”, co-hosted by the Council…
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Pre-budget 2023: Official Development Assistance (ODA)

Posted on 15 May 2023

The Council for International Development Aotearoa New Zealand calls on the Government to firmly commit to increasing Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) expenditure in this year’s budget to be announced later…
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International humanitarian response needed for Türkiye-Syria earthquake

Posted on 10 February 2023

NZ aid charities are calling for the public’s help in response to the Türkiye-Syria Earthquake. The severity and fast changing nature of the situation means they require lifesaving supplies –…
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NZ aid agencies warn 50 million people facing extreme hunger crisis

Posted on 15 December 2022

Nine New Zealand aid agencies urge Kiwis to act now to provide life-saving support for people affected by the hunger crisis in East Africa.

The world is currently facing one…
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