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Are we on track with the SDGs? Does China get a win at FAO? Kiribati might graduate and more

Posted on 25 June 2019

+ Are we reaching the SDGs?

As New Zealand prepares to present its first Voluntary National Review (VNR) in New York in July, here is MFAT's report on how we're tracking. 

On development the...
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Australian elections and aid, traditional Islamic finance as a modality for financing aid, NGO explorer

Posted on 14 May 2019

+ 'The Christchurch call'

 

As PM Jacinda Ardern leads the call for action to prevent videos like the one broadcast live on Facebook during the Christchurch shooting, here are links to latest analysis about...
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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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CID Talk: Dr Frank Rijsberman: Global Green Growth Institute

Posted on 21 June 2018

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an international organisation that is dedicated to supporting developing and emerging countries to transition to a model of green growth, that simultaneously achieves poverty reduction,...
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Increase in aid backs New Zealand to make a difference in the world

Posted on 09 May 2018

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An increase in aid is long overdue and strengthens our ability to help in humanitarian emergencies, and work with some of the most vulnerable communities in an increasingly insecure world,...
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