Aid

Fairtrade Photo 1

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).

PDF

Humanitarian crises are on the riseThe number of crises…
Read More
IMG 6294

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…
Read More
IMG 6515

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…
Read More
IMG 6975

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…
Read More
IMG 7115

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…
Read More
ADRA Rohingya 141 v2

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…
Read More
IMG 9009

Indonesians ban unregistered NGOs, new data on funding for NGOs, lessons learnt from a record year of storms, and the CID Conference

Posted on 16 October 2018

+ CID Conference

Last week the CID Conference sold out, and we are excited to announce we have secured a larger venue (same address)!

So if you haven't got your tickets yet, please go…
Read More
IMG 9998

Kids off Nauru, MFAT submissions, conflict in Syria and Safeguarding tools

Posted on 04 September 2018

+ How much do our members love us? 

+ #kidsoffnauru

119 children live on Nauru who are suffering from traumatic withdrawal syndrome.

15 children have either made repeated suicide attempts or are regularly self-harming.

A…
Read More
India Hannah Reed Trade Aid

UK's report on Safeguarding, working with Millennials, is the aid system broken, and much more

Posted on 07 August 2018

+ How much do our members love us?

+  UK Report: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector
The UK House of Commons, International Development Committee, has released a report into "Sexual exploitation…
Read More
Indonesia Tsunami 1year Cameron Burnell 1

Nearly a million Syrians displaced in 2018 alone, Trump, Kim and the G7...

Posted on 12 June 2018

+ Nearly a million Syrians displaced in 2018 alone 
 Figures from the first 4 months of this year are the highest since war began in 2011, bringing the total number of internally displaced Syrians to 6.2…
Read More

1 2 3 4