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PM at the UN, innovation & the SDGs, UN Women, Caritas & safeguarding

Posted on 25 September 2018

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+ 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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$21 million of tax avoided according to Oxfam report, Typhoon Mangkhut hits, MFAT policy review and much more

Posted on 18 September 2018

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+ Drug companies avoid $21m tax in NZ, says new Oxfam report 

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies appear to be dodging an estimated NZ$5.5...
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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

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+ 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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CID Talk: Darren Ward: Scanning the Horizon

Posted on 06 September 2018

Civil society organisations are working in a shrinking space and technology is driving change faster than ever. Big data is a wonderful thing if done right and gives us all...
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Kids off Nauru, MFAT submissions, conflict in Syria and Safeguarding tools

Posted on 04 September 2018

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119 children live on Nauru who are suffering from traumatic withdrawal syndrome.

15 children have either made repeated suicide attempts or are regularly self-harming.

A...
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Voluntourism, telling a complete story, voter attitudes and youth power.

Posted on 28 August 2018

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+ Volunteer tourism - Where it can go wrong and what works?

Combining tourism and volunteering can be a wonderful thing to do and its on the increase,...
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Kofi Annan, kids on Nauru, floods in India, NGOs and languages, US Aid cuts and more

Posted on 21 August 2018

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+ Kofi Annan 'a secular pope' has died

Kofi Annan, nobel peace laureate, UN secretary-general during difficult times from 1997 to 2006 , and peace...
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CID Talk: Nancy Yuan: Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action

Posted on 15 August 2018

Established at the World Humanitarian Summit and endorsed by over 50 NGOs, UN entities, and governments, the Compact is committed to transforming youth humanitarian actionTo commemorate International Youth Day, Nancy Yuan,...
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Mapping aid in the Pacific, resources for Safeguarding and update on the SDGs

Posted on 14 August 2018

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+ Mapping aid means better aid - Lowy Institute's new Pacific Aid Map

The Lowy Institute (with the help of Australian aid) has launched...
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CID Talk: Panel Discussion: What can social enterprises and NGOs learn from each other?

Posted on 10 August 2018

What are the differences between social enterprises and NGOs - and how we can leverage those differences to maximise good?The panel included;

Denise Arnold (Director, Cambodia Charitable Trust)
Michelia Miles (Development Manager,...
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