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Australia and New Zealand ranked last in group of traditional aid donors 

Posted on 29 September 2021

The Commitment to Development Index (CDI) ranks 40 of the world’s most powerful countries on policies that affect more than five billion people living in poorer nations. The CDI not only help…
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CID welcomes new members

Posted on 22 September 2021

CID would like to welcome two new Full Members to the whānau, Just Peoples and ADC.

Just Peoples is a global community of people who have two things in common; a…
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Staying afloat despite drop in Pacific tourism

Posted on 22 September 2021

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) estimates that the drop in international arrivals caused a loss of up to US$2.4 trillion in GDP in 2020 and that…
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NZ aid sector calls on government to do more for Afghanistan

Posted on 22 September 2021

61 organisations and individuals, including CID members religious and community leaders, lawyers and academics sent an open letter to Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs expressing major concerns about delays in Government action.
 
"Your…
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Have the Taliban changed?

Posted on 15 September 2021

As stranded Afghans with New Zealand citizenship or visas wait to hear how they will get out of Kabul, concerns mount at the make-up of the new Taliban government.
 
It is…
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Fight against HIV, Malaria, TB, set back by Covid

Fight against HIV, Malaria, TB, set back by Covid

Posted on 14 September 2021

Covid has set back the fight against other global scourges like H.I.V., tuberculosis and malaria, according to an alarming new report released last week, reports the New York Times.

Until Covid, progress was impressive.…
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G20 leaders must address global vaccine inequities

Posted on 07 September 2021

As G20 health ministers meet this week in Rome, a renewed commitment from high income countries to address global vaccine inequities, must be top of the agenda.
 
It has widely been acknowledged…
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Terror attack and its impact

Posted on 07 September 2021

The attack at Lynn Mall shopping centre shocked New Zealanders. Four people remain in hospital.
 
New Zealanders, including Sri Lankan New Zealanders reacted in horror, shame and anger - that the actions…
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Annual Report 2020-21

Posted on 06 September 2021

We're excited to share our Annual Report 2020-21, which provides an overview of our activities over the past financial year. 

Highlights include: 

Covid challenges but change accelerates
CID code helps members navigate challenging times
Covid…
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More support for those who leave and those that stay - Afghanistan

Posted on 03 September 2021

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New Zealand’s aid charities are supporting their local partners working on the ground in Afghanistan, so people can still access food, find safe shelter…
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