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Papua New Guinea HIV rates skyrocket, 91% increase since 2020

Posted on 08 December 2023

At the end of 2019, there were 3,300 new cases of HIV in PNG, with a prevalence rate of 0.85% among 15–49-year-olds. New reports reveal in 2022 there was around 6,500 cases. This was…
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7.4 magnitude earthquake hits the Philippines

Posted on 08 December 2023

On December 2, an offshore earthquake measuring 7.4 magnitude hit the Surigao del Sur municipality in the Philippines. A tsunami alert was raised, resulting in immediate evacuation of over 26,000 people residing in the…
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UN Secretary-General invokes rare UN Charter article 

Posted on 08 December 2023

This week António Guterres, for this first time since his appointment as UN Secretary-General in 2017, invoked Article 99 of the UN Charter. In a letter to the Security Council, he emphasised the threat posed by…
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France hosts South Pacific Defence Ministers Meeting in New Caledonia  

Posted on 08 December 2023

On Tuesday, the 10th South Pacific Defence Ministers’ Meeting (SPDMM) kicked off in Nouméa, New Calendonia. The meeting brings together Australia, Chile, Fiji, France, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Tonga plus the US, UK and…
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Climate related flooding in the Horn of Africa triggers widespread displacement and destruction

Posted on 08 December 2023

The Horn of Africa is grappling with severe flooding, some of the worst in the region’s history. As of November 29, almost 1.6 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia had been displaced…
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Samoa joins call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty at COP28  

Posted on 08 December 2023

On December  4 in Dubai at COP28, President Fiame Naomi Mata’afa announced Samoa would be the 11th nation state pushing to secure a negotiating mandate for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
 
The call for…
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NZ Parliament debates call for ceasefire in Gaza

Posted on 08 December 2023

In Parliament on Thursday, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters passed a motion regarding the Middle East conflict, urging "all parties involved in the conflict — as well as countries with influence in the…
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Concerns for Falepili Union at Tuvalu parliamentary session

Posted on 30 November 2023

Questions regarding the recent Falepili Union were raised during Tuvalu's final Parliamentary session held last week, before parliament dissolved on November 27. 

The Falepili Union treaty, announced by Australian and Tuvaluan Prime Ministers at the PIF Leaders…
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ADRA: International Programme Manager

Posted on 30 November 2023

Role type: Full-time

Location: Auckland

ADRA New Zealand is seeking an experienced and motivated Programme Manager to join our Programmes and Partnership team.

The successful applicant for this role will contribute to the strategic programmatic…
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ADRA: Fundraising Campaigns Officer

Posted on 30 November 2023

Role type: Full-time

Location: Auckland

ADRA New Zealand is seeking an experienced and motivated Fundraising Campaigns Officer to join our Supporter Engagement team.

The successful applicant for this role will contribute to the…
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