SDGs

Laos David Youngmeyer Unicef 7

Coronavirus xenophobia, Fijian women first responders, post-Brexit NGOs' life, and more

Posted on 04 February 2020

+ Coronavirus: The spread of the virus and xenophobia

World Health Organisation (WHO has developed a dashboard for Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) with the number of confirmed cases globally, which includes cases in China by...
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Coronavirus Epidemic, Blended Finance for the SDGs, ICJ on Myanmar,  and more

Posted on 28 January 2020

+ Coronavirus Epidemic

The number of coronavirus cases continues to climb in China as new information emerges over how to contain an outbreak that has now spread to at least a...
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Michelle Knappstein VSA Vanuatu 1

Pacific predictions for 2020, UN's decision on climate refugees, funding the SDGs by 2030  and more.

Posted on 21 January 2020

+ Launch of CID Online Training & Resources

At the end of last year, CID researched, collected and curated online training and resources that can help strengthen organisational knowledge, policies and practices relating...
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Growing interest for aid in NZ, however public understanding and support lacking. Plus SDGs, CID Survey and more.

Posted on 23 July 2019

+ More public comms and evidence needed

Fewer people have heard about aid and development since the last poll in 2007. Despite that, interest has grown, says a new MFAT poll from The Nielson...
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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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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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EU elections, PNG president resigns, Warsaw Humanitarian Expo and more

Posted on 28 May 2019

+ EU Elections a mix bag for NGOs

EU elections saw Nigel Farage’s Brexit party win the most support in the UK. Meanwhile a new leader of the ruling Conservative Party looks likely to...
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Fiji Leo Duce Caritas 1

Save The Children’s 100th anniversary, the growth of white supremacy, ‘leave no ambition behind’ in 2020

Posted on 30 April 2019

+ 100 Years of Save The Children

 

Save the Children was established on the 15th May 1919, and a recent conference in the UK examined the interplay between humanitarianism, politics and children's rights through...
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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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Progress on SDGs, the criminalisation of humanitarian aid workers continues, navigating culture and development, and making partnerships work

Posted on 05 February 2019

+ What progress on the SDGs?
 
"In 2018, 93% of countries reported that non-state actors, like civil society organisations and businesses, were engaged in their Voluntary National Review (VNR) of how...
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