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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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Kofi Annan, kids on Nauru, floods in India, NGOs and languages, US Aid cuts and more

Posted on 21 August 2018

+ How much do our members love us? 

+ Kofi Annan 'a secular pope' has died

Kofi Annan, nobel peace laureate, UN secretary-general during difficult times from 1997 to 2006 , and peace…
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CID Talk: Nancy Yuan: Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action

Posted on 15 August 2018

Established at the World Humanitarian Summit and endorsed by over 50 NGOs, UN entities, and governments, the Compact is committed to transforming youth humanitarian actionTo commemorate International Youth Day, Nancy Yuan,…
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Social enterprises, partnering with business and asylum seekers good for the economy

Posted on 24 July 2018

+ How much do our members love us?

+ CID opens the door to social enterprise

A huge CID welcome to our new member, The Ākina Foundation.  Ākina is well known to many…
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Refugees, US withdraws from human rights and new stats on the Pacific

Posted on 26 June 2018

+ A 'crime' to help refugees doesn't stop NGOs

Just after World Refugee Day, Hungary’s parliament passed a law that not only makes it almost impossible to seek asylum in Hungary, but also…
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CID Talk: What's UNFPA doing in the Pacific?

Posted on 26 June 2018

UNFPA is the United Nations' reproductive health and rights agency.  Their mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's…
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World Refugee Day, Crisis in Yemen and Violence in PNG

Posted on 19 June 2018

+ By the time you read this newsletter 20 more people will be forced from their home
Tomorrow, June 20, is World Refugee Day.

On World Refugee Day, we commemorate the strength,…
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