SDGs

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Human rights in the Pacific, Inequality, Racism in Aid, and more

Posted on 07 July 2020

+ Human Rights in the Pacific 

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) has just released research on human rights in the Pacific.

Data is hard to measure in the region, which has been challenging for...
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DFID merger, Global peace, migrant smuggling, and more

Posted on 23 June 2020

+ DFID merger - (some) pros (mostly) cons

The UK 'Department for International Development' - DFID - will be merged into a new department — the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, announced...
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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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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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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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