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Terms of Reference: CID Representation on DevNet Committees

Posted on 02 September 2019

The Council for International Development is an Associate Member of DevNet. In June 2019, to expand member engagement, nominations were called from the sector for representatives to sit on the…
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CID Submission - Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva, 13th – 17th May 2019

Posted on 01 September 2019


1.       The Council for International Development (CID) would like to thank MFAT for the opportunity to make a submission to support the delegation attending the Global Platform for Disaster Risk…
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Charities ask for New Zealanders' Help to get More Government Funding for Syria

Posted on 20 August 2019

Originally from Newshub, written by James Fyfe

There are calls for the Government to take action on the Syrian crisis and resume funding for humanitarian aid to the war-torn country.

In recent…
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New Zealand is Watching

Posted on 18 August 2019

New Zealanders Standing Together to Support & Protect Innocent Victims of the Syrian Conflict.Please sign our petition here



What this campaign is about:#NZisWatching…
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Press Release - Unprecedented collaboration by 12 CEOs as humanitarian disaster in Syria worsens

Posted on 18 August 2019


19th August 2019 - World Humanitarian Day

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As the Syria crisis escalates, the heads of 12 New Zealand aid organisations have joined forces to call on the government to…
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CID Submission – Review of Charities Act 2005 & Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)

Posted on 01 May 2019


Introduction1. The Council for International Development (CID) would like to thank the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) for the opportunity to provide a written submission. This submission outlines the thoughts…
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New Zealand NGOs respond to humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

New Zealand NGOs respond to humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

Posted on 03 April 2019

New Zealand’s aid agencies are urgently responding to the Mozambique crisis, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.PDF

Cyclone Idai made landfall during the night of 14th March in  Mozambique, before…
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A challenging year ahead for New Zealand’s aid organisations

Posted on 24 January 2019

Intractable conflicts, natural disasters, refugees, climate change and growing inequality will continue to be the focus for New Zealand’s international Non-Government-Organisations (NGOs).


Humanitarian crises are on the riseThe number of crises…
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Unplug, wait 5 minutes and start again! The Pacific Reset challenge

Posted on 29 October 2018


If you’re a New Zealand government department or an NGO doing the same thing you were doing in the Pacific twenty years ago - and nothing’s changed - it’s probably…
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New Zealand NGOs support Indonesia – Cash is the best way to help

Posted on 02 October 2018


New Zealand’s international charities are working directly with their partners based on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, to get vital supplies to people in the aftermath of the devastating…
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