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Partnerships, Trump’s State of the Union, 40 years on from the Iranian Revolution, and the NZDF celebrates diversity

Posted on 12 February 2019

+ Trump's SOTU

At last week's State of the Union Speech, President Trump launched the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a government-wide project led by his daughter, Ivanka Trump.

The initiative involves the State Department,…
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Progress on SDGs, the criminalisation of humanitarian aid workers continues, navigating culture and development, and making partnerships work

Posted on 05 February 2019

+ What progress on the SDGs?
 
"In 2018, 93% of countries reported that non-state actors, like civil society organisations and businesses, were engaged in their Voluntary National Review (VNR) of how…
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CID Talk: Janie Walker: Climate Change Adaptation: It's Not Just About Seawalls

Posted on 04 February 2019

The solutions to climate change are not just physical. 

“If anyone acts strange, we say it’s because of climate change”. After six months of living and researching in Fiji, Janie Walker…
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Public Private Partnerships - Collaborations for Sustainable Development

Posted on 30 January 2019

CID Discussion Paper

 

Synopsis: MFAT has recently reviewed the PFID scheme. While one key element of the scheme is to encourage collaborations between the private, public and NFP sectors, in practice, around…
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Davos, CID’s trends for 2019, Venezuela aid crisis, and learning opportunities to start the year

Posted on 29 January 2019

+ Drab Davos but some good chats

There were high level no-shows (Donald Trump, Teresa May and Xi Jinping) , and a lot of hui not do-ey, but some important takeaways. 

Economic…
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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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