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Rift between NZ Government and aid agency, South Sudan aid ‘infected with bribery’, new #AidToo reporting platform

Posted on 07 May 2019

+ 1 million species at risk, says new report

 

"Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as…
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New Zealand Red Cross nurse, remittances, Solomon Islands elections, the future of aid

Posted on 16 April 2019

+ "We just want her home": Abduction of New Zealand Red Cross Nurse
The reality of the risks that some in our sector face when working in conflict zones and situations of…
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Ethiopian Airline crash, safeguarding, humanitarian efforts in Venezuela, and World Bank must reject US candidate

Posted on 12 March 2019

+ Nearly a third killed in crash, aid workers

2 days ago Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed six minutes after takeoff on its way to Nairobi, Kenya from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It crashed into a…
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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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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).

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Humanitarian crises are on the riseThe number of crises…
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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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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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CID Talk: Jacqueline Parisi: Optimising the Effectiveness of Aid with Social Enterprise

Posted on 14 November 2018

Can social enterprise really co-exist compatibly with development aid?How can it play a role in optimising an aid budget? What makes Social Enterprise effective in development and how can it…
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