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USAID launches 5-year strategy for the Pacific region

Posted on 23 August 2022

This week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of its five-year (2022-2027) Pacific Islands Strategic Framework that will guide the Agency’s work in 12 Pacific…
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Call for action for the Asia Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Conference

Posted on 23 August 2022

Civil society groups are currently working to shape the Civil society Feedback for Call for Action for the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on DRR coming up in Brisbane in September,…
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Impacts of drought

Posted on 23 August 2022

Record-breaking droughts are being declared across the world, causing water shortages and crop failures. A World Economic Forum article points to some of the more unexpected impacts seen across Europe.
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Beyond greenwashing: understanding the contemporary challenges

Posted on 23 August 2022

2015 was a pivotal year for climate and biodiversity issues, with many countries signing up to the Paris Agreement – and the clock has been ticking ever since. To avoid…
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Engaging global stakeholders to make food systems more sustainable

Posted on 23 August 2022

The effects of climate change – warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme weather events – all undermine longstanding agricultural practices, impact livelihoods and threaten to significantly increase hunger. Recent global…
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The Fred Hollows Humanity Awards

Posted on 19 August 2022

The Fred Hollows Humanity Awards are a global movement created to recognise primary-age students who strive to make the world around them better.

In doing this they are following in the…
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Helping Tonga rebuild

Posted on 19 August 2022

As part of Habitat for Humanity New Zealand’s disaster response efforts in Tonga, it has formed a partnership with the Tonga Institute of Science and Technology (TIST) to deliver a…
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World Humanitarian Day: finding optimism in the work we do

Posted on 19 August 2022

It can be hard to find optimism with reports of war, epidemics, famine, cost of living, and climate crises, playing out around the world. So, this World Humanitarian Day we…
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One year on from the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Posted on 16 August 2022

Hundreds and thousands of Afghans have since left their homeland, including more than 122,000 people who were airlifted out by the United States and its allies. Many of them during the…
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Strengthening the Youth Voice in addressing global challenges

Posted on 16 August 2022

Young people aged between 15 and 24 make up 16% of the global population. Yet, their lack of trust in traditional institutions and the absence of inclusive and safe platforms…
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