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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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The New Zealand Aid Eco-system - Opportunities and Challenges

Posted on 01 June 2019

CID Discussion PaperAuthor: Chris Clarke Synopsis: This document provides some points for discussion on the current shape of the NZ aid ecosystem; the challenges and opportunities; the role INGOs might play as...
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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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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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Rift between NZ Government and aid agency, South Sudan aid ‘infected with bribery’, new #AidToo reporting platform

Posted on 07 May 2019

+ 1 million species at risk, says new report

 

"Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as...
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Rwandan Genocide, Christchurch attacks, priorities in the Pacific, and partnerships

Posted on 09 April 2019

+ Rwandan Genocide: 25 Years On 

On 6th April 1994, the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi were both killed in a rocket attack on their airplane, while returning from peace negotiations in Dar...
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