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Pacific Reset so far, NZ troops come home, female peacekeepers left unprepared and more

Posted on 11 June 2019

+ So far in the Pacific Reset...

The government launched its $20 billion Defence Capability plan, which given its focus on climate change mitigation in the Pacific is being promoted by the government as part of...
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Pacific Focus, NZ Aid budget, doubts on gender equity achievements and more

Posted on 04 June 2019

+ Focus on Pacific set to remain after Australian election

ACFID have welcomed the return of development to a ministerial position.
 
"Following the re-election of the Coalition Government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
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The New Zealand Aid Eco-system - Opportunities and Challenges

Posted on 01 June 2019

CID Discussion PaperAuthor: Chris Clarke Synopsis: This document provides some points for discussion on the current shape of the NZ aid ecosystem; the challenges and opportunities; the role INGOs might play as...
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EU elections, PNG president resigns, Warsaw Humanitarian Expo and more

Posted on 28 May 2019

+ EU Elections a mix bag for NGOs

EU elections saw Nigel Farage’s Brexit party win the most support in the UK. Meanwhile a new leader of the ruling Conservative Party looks likely to...
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NGOs badly impacted if cheques are withdrawn, UN Secretary General meets Pacific leaders and more

Posted on 21 May 2019

+ NGOs badly impacted if cheques withdrawn

The move by Kiwibank to ban cheques could badly impact the bottom line of New Zealand charities, including international NGOs, and risks a backlash.

Older New Zealanders...
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CID/JBWere Talk: JB Were's Support Report Launched - "How New Zealanders Donate"

Posted on 15 May 2019

A unique opportunity for New Zealand NGO sector to talk to John McLeod, the author of The New Zealand Support Report.
John McLeod, co-founder of JBWere Philanthropic Services, presented the...
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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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