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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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New inequality report, Australia and the Pacific, Davos, Brexit, the US shutdown, and what it means for aid

Posted on 22 January 2019

+ Oxfam Report: Public Good or Private Wealth 
Oxfam International have released their report 'Public Good or Private Wealth' this month. It calls for a transformation of our economies to deliver...
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Good news and bad news, trends in 2019, World Bank top job, Brexit, and more

Posted on 15 January 2019

+ Some trends to watch in 2019

From IRIN (originally UN’s Integrated Regional Information Network) some humanitarian trends:
Outsourcing of risk within localisation: There is a common assumption that local staff and organisation face fewer...
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What to expect in 2019!

Posted on 08 January 2019

+ Funding pressures, nationalism and politics in 2019

Happy new year. But it's going to be a tough one.

As nationalist movements continue to win political office across the world, what will this mean for the...
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Strengthening Governance - An analysis of governance in the International Non Government-Organisation sector

Posted on 30 December 2018

CID Briefing Paper

Author: Chris Clarke

 

Synopsis: This research paper examines the issues and opportunities impacting on corporate governance in the International Non-Governmental Organisation (International NGO)sector. The paper recommends a four-pronged strategy to strengthen...
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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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Localisation - Implications for the International Non-Government Organisation sector

Posted on 30 November 2018

CID Briefing Paper

Author: Chris Clarke

 

Synopsis: The purpose of this paper is to stimulate thoughts on the implications for New Zealand based International NGOs (INGOs) of the greater ‘localisation’ of humanitarian aid...
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International non-government organisations and social enterprise - Coming together for ‘good’

Posted on 29 November 2018

Author: Genie van PaassenSynopsis: Are today’s international NGOs destined to become tomorrow’s
social enterprises?Social enterprise is the current buzz word. New social enterprises are emerging and existing ones are growing from strength to...
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CID Safeguarding Report 2018

Posted on 28 November 2018

Synopsis: The purpose of this report is to outline and summarise key information and findings from the Council for International Development (CID) Safeguarding Workshops held in Auckland and Wellington respectively on...
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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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