SDGs

ADRA Rohingya 1

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...
Read More
cbm dev3

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...
Read More
cbm dev4

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...
Read More
Darfur IDP camp

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
IMG 3643

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...
Read More
IMG 5100

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...
Read More
IMG 5302

Davos, CID’s trends for 2019, Venezuela aid crisis, and learning opportunities to start the year

Posted on 29 January 2019

+ Drab Davos but some good chats

There were high level no-shows (Donald Trump, Teresa May and Xi Jinping) , and a lot of hui not do-ey, but some important takeaways. 

Economic...
Read More
Fairtrade Photo 1

A challenging year ahead for New Zealand’s aid organisations

Posted on 24 January 2019

Intractable conflicts, natural disasters, refugees, climate change and growing inequality will continue to be the focus for New Zealand’s international Non-Government-Organisations (NGOs).

PDF

Humanitarian crises are on the riseThe number of crises...
Read More
IMG 6614

G20 Support for SDGs; Attenborough's Plea to Leaders; Safe  Migration; Fiji Flash Flood Guidance System; and Christmas Gift Ideas

Posted on 04 December 2018

+ G20 - Support for SDGs, Fighting Climate Change and Trade Reform
The G20 Leaders’ Summit was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week.  A consensus was built for fair and sustainable...
Read More

1 2