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Kiwis welcome refugees, ACFID's safeguarding report, new whistle-blowing policies, the new ISIS, links to CID talks and Xmas ideas

Posted on 27 November 2018

+ Over 10,000 Kiwis say "I Welcome Refugees"

Amnesty International today handed over 10,276 signatures to Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway in the form of the I Welcome Pledge, which urges the government to make...
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CID Talk: John Page: How to improve governance in the NGO sector

Posted on 27 November 2018

"Many people achieve success by knowing the right answer through their careers. In governance the desired skill is knowing the right question"John Page, governance expert and author, will discuss approaches...
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Safeguarding tools launched, Brexit, APEC, #kidsonnauru, online tools, Ted Talks and more

Posted on 20 November 2018

+ What does Brexit mean for aid?

The headline in the British tabloid The Sun summed up how most people felt this week - "We're in the Bre-shit now'!

UK Prime Minister Theresa...
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CID Talk: Jacqueline Parisi: Optimising the Effectiveness of Aid with Social Enterprise

Posted on 14 November 2018

Can social enterprise really co-exist compatibly with development aid?How can it play a role in optimising an aid budget? What makes Social Enterprise effective in development and how can it...
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Australia's Pacific 'step up', social enterprise paper, Amnesty petition, warnings in Greece and training links

Posted on 13 November 2018

+ Australia's 'Pacific step up' a 'step down'?
 
The Australian government announced a massive increase in aid to the Pacific  - a $2 billion infrastructure initiative, plus a $1 billion boost to export credit agency EFIC —...
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Highlights from CID Conference, new paper on Localisation, famine in Yemen and more

Posted on 06 November 2018

+ Highlights from the CID Conference 

Best definition of the Pacific Reset:
"Switch the power off - wait 5 minutes and start again" (MC Josh Thomson)
Highlights from Rt Hon Winston Peters on...
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Unplug, wait 5 minutes and start again! The Pacific Reset challenge

Posted on 29 October 2018

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If you’re a New Zealand government department or an NGO doing the same thing you were doing in the Pacific twenty years ago - and nothing’s changed - it’s probably...
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CID Conference, human rights and Khashoggi and Safeguarding chaos in the UK

Posted on 23 October 2018

+ What does the Pacific Reset mean for you?

The CID Conference is in less than a week! The focus is on the Pacific Reset and how it changes the way we work.

So if you...
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Indonesians ban unregistered NGOs, new data on funding for NGOs, lessons learnt from a record year of storms, and the CID Conference

Posted on 16 October 2018

+ CID Conference

Last week the CID Conference sold out, and we are excited to announce we have secured a larger venue (same address)!

So if you haven't got your tickets yet, please go...
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