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NZ Philanthropy, SDGs acceleration, Global protests, and more

Posted on 16 June 2020

+ NZ Philanthropy likely to drop by $20m 

Philanthropy NZ has surveyed 120 of its members, philanthropist, grant-makers and other funders to find out how COVID-19 is impacting on their ability to give. 

The findings are...
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Covid-19 CID update March 25

Posted on 25 March 2020

Delay to Manaaki applications welcomed Here’s an update from MFAT on Manaaki: 

‘Due to the impact of COVID-19, and taking into account feedback from the NGO sector, MFAT has decided to extend...
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Bougainville referendum, Manaaki Update, UK elections, and more

Posted on 17 December 2019

+ Merry Christmas & Thank You from the CID team!

In what ever way you celebrate the upcoming holiday season, the CID team would like to take the opportunity to wish...
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CIDx Talk: Bill English: How do you know you're doing good?

Posted on 03 September 2019

Former Prime Minister of New Zealand Sir Bill English addressed a key question for the international development sector; “How do you know you’re doing good?”In this CIDx talk hosted at...
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#nziswatching Advocacy for Syria, celebrating women humanitarians, Pacific Leaders Forum fallout, plus many upcoming events and more.

Posted on 20 August 2019

+ #NZiswatching

Eleven CID members launched a campaign to call on the New Zealand government to resume funding to Syria, and to keep the pressure on the Syria regime to prevent...
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Data data everywhere what does it mean for NZ NGOs

Data, data everywhere, what does it mean for NZ NGOs?

Posted on 02 July 2019

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In a short blog, Nik summarises recent articles about big data in the NGO sector from IRIN (by Ben Parker here and here); researchers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (here);...
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Ebola spread, Asia & Pacific falter on SDGs, merging INGOs and more

Posted on 18 June 2019

+ Chances of ending poverty in decline 

New data from the Brookings Institute has raised the alarm that the future of poverty reduction is looking highly uncertain.

"Our historical-based simulations estimate that the...
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NZDF Defence Capability Plan 2019 launched by Hon. Ron Mark

Posted on 14 June 2019

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Author: Campbell Garrett, Council for International Development (attended the official launch at the Beehive on behalf of CID members)

Summary:This week the government launched its Defence Capability Plan, with $20 billion of...
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Pacific Reset so far, NZ troops come home, female peacekeepers left unprepared and more

Posted on 11 June 2019

+ So far in the Pacific Reset...

The government launched its $20 billion Defence Capability plan, which given its focus on climate change mitigation in the Pacific is being promoted by the government as part of...
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Pacific Focus, NZ Aid budget, doubts on gender equity achievements and more

Posted on 04 June 2019

+ Focus on Pacific set to remain after Australian election

ACFID have welcomed the return of development to a ministerial position.
 
"Following the re-election of the Coalition Government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
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