SDGs

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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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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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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…
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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).

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Humanitarian crises are on the riseThe number of crises…
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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…
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Damning climate change reports, South Sudan and Tsunami response

Posted on 09 October 2018

+ 'Last chance' report on Global Warming 
World leaders have been told they have a moral obligation to ramp up their action on the climate crisis in the wake of a new UN report that…
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PM at the UN, innovation & the SDGs, UN Women, Caritas & safeguarding

Posted on 25 September 2018

+ How much do our members love us? 

+ PM at the UN  more funding for climate change in the Pacific

PM Ardern announced a boost to climate change assistance to hard hit Pacific nations,…
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Post Nauru, Are the SDGs working?, More US cuts in aid, More on safeguarding, Latest CID Talk, Mick Jagger & much more

Posted on 11 September 2018

+ How much do our members love us? 

+ Round Up of Nauru Pacific Leaders Forum

The 49th Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru concluded on the 6th Sept and the theme this year…
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