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Australian elections and aid, traditional Islamic finance as a modality for financing aid, NGO explorer

Posted on 14 May 2019

+ 'The Christchurch call'

 

As PM Jacinda Ardern leads the call for action to prevent videos like the one broadcast live on Facebook during the Christchurch shooting, here are links to latest analysis about...
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CID Talk: Gretchen Leuthart: Making Relationships Count

Posted on 08 May 2019

Relationships are central to effective outcomes in the international development sector yet, there are very few frameworks or indicators to help measure the quality of trust – as the foundation...
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Rift between NZ Government and aid agency, South Sudan aid ‘infected with bribery’, new #AidToo reporting platform

Posted on 07 May 2019

+ 1 million species at risk, says new report

 

"Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as...
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CID Talk: Tricia Fitgerald: Social Enterprises in Not-For-Profits

Posted on 06 May 2019

With restrictive or uncertain income available from the government and the public, many not-for-profits seek to develop social enterprises with commercial revenue streams, as a means to increase their financial...
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CID/VSA Talk: Patrick Rose: Faces of Climate Change

Posted on 03 May 2019

Patrick Rose, a VSA volunteer, has just finished his assignment as Communication Specialist at UNDP Solomon Islands.

Over the last few years he has done quite a lot of work...
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Submission – Review of Charities Act 2005 & Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)

Posted on 01 May 2019

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Introduction1. The Council for International Development (CID) would like to thank the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) for the opportunity to provide a written submission. This submission outlines the thoughts...
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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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Sri Lankan bombing, World Earth Day, ODA flows in the Pacific, Women’s empowerment, and Easter readings

Posted on 23 April 2019

+ Sri Lankan Bombings & Social Media concerns

The coordinated series of bombings over the weekend in Sri Lanka has killed at least 290 people and injured more than 450 others, after...
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New Zealand Red Cross nurse, remittances, Solomon Islands elections, the future of aid

Posted on 16 April 2019

+ "We just want her home": Abduction of New Zealand Red Cross Nurse
The reality of the risks that some in our sector face when working in conflict zones and situations of...
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Rwandan Genocide, Christchurch attacks, priorities in the Pacific, and partnerships

Posted on 09 April 2019

+ Rwandan Genocide: 25 Years On 

On 6th April 1994, the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi were both killed in a rocket attack on their airplane, while returning from peace negotiations in Dar...
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