Humanitarian

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NGOs badly impacted if cheques are withdrawn, UN Secretary General meets Pacific leaders and more

Posted on 21 May 2019

+ NGOs badly impacted if cheques withdrawn

The move by Kiwibank to ban cheques could badly impact the bottom line of New Zealand charities, including international NGOs, and risks a backlash.

Older New Zealanders...
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CID/JBWere Talk: JB Were's Support Report Launched - "How New Zealanders Donate"

Posted on 15 May 2019

A unique opportunity for New Zealand NGO sector to talk to John McLeod, the author of The New Zealand Support Report.
John McLeod, co-founder of JBWere Philanthropic Services, presented the...
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CID Talk: Gretchen Leuthart: Making Relationships Count

Posted on 08 May 2019

Relationships are central to effective outcomes in the international development sector yet, there are very few frameworks or indicators to help measure the quality of trust – as the foundation...
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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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CID Talk: OSACO Group: Conducting Sensitive Investigations in the Humanitarian Sector

Posted on 06 March 2019

Many of the internal challenges faced by the humanitarian community come from misconduct by those involved with our organizations, whether it be fraud and corruption or safeguarding issues such as...
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Brexit, comic relief, governance lessons, and 10 humanitarian crises you haven’t heard of

Posted on 05 March 2019

+ 10 humanitarian events we have heard of

The NZ Herald ran a piece this week about the ten most shocking humanitarian crises most New Zealanders haven't heard of. 

It raises the real challenge we have of maintaining...
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CID Talk: Carsten Bockemueh: Hope for Syria? Three humanitarian challenges in 2019

Posted on 26 February 2019

The Syrian war is far from over, and 2019 will be a critical year for both Syrians and the international community.
Three major challenges will test the world’s commitment to...
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What to expect in 2019!

Posted on 08 January 2019

+ Funding pressures, nationalism and politics in 2019

Happy new year. But it's going to be a tough one.

As nationalist movements continue to win political office across the world, what will this mean for the...
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Highlights from CID Conference, new paper on Localisation, famine in Yemen and more

Posted on 06 November 2018

+ Highlights from the CID Conference 

Best definition of the Pacific Reset:
"Switch the power off - wait 5 minutes and start again" (MC Josh Thomson)
Highlights from Rt Hon Winston Peters on...
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New Zealand NGOs support Indonesia – Cash is the best way to help

Posted on 02 October 2018

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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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