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Romani refugees fleeing Ukraine face discrimination

Posted on 30 May 2022

Human Rights Watch reports that Moldovan authorities are segregating Romani refugees and placing them in poor and inadequate facilities. In the Czech Republic, more than 500 refugees are stuck at…
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Vanuatu declares climate emergency 

Posted on 30 May 2022

Vanuatu’s parliament has declared a climate emergency with the low-lying island nation’s prime minister flagging a $1.2bn cost to cushion global warming’s impacts on the Pacific country. 

Speaking to parliament in…
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The entrenchment of racism in development institutions

Posted on 30 May 2022

When George Floyd was killed in Minnesota in police custody two years ago, it triggered something of a reckoning over racism in global development. But did that change anything? 

“These are…
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Climate Finance must be top of agenda at COP27

Posted on 30 May 2022

Financial assistance for developing countries must be at the top of the agenda for UN climate talks this year. The host country, Egypt, has made this clear, as governments will be…
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Pacific first-ever Hackathon event

Posted on 23 May 2022

The Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC) in association with Pacific Island Association of NGOs (PIANGO) held the Pacific’s first-ever Hackathon to find an ICT based solution to…
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Britain cuts humanitarian aid budget by 51%

Posted on 23 May 2022

UK Ministers have been accused of choosing the “worst moment in history” to slash the foreign aid budget, as provisional figures showed that UK overseas humanitarian funding was cut by…
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The impact of the Australian Election on international aid

Posted on 23 May 2022

The win by opposition leader Anthony Albanese in Australia's tightly contested general election returns the center-left Labor Party to power for the first time in nine years. It will likely…
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Humanitarian aid to Northern Ethiopia

Posted on 23 May 2022

The UN reports that hundreds of thousands have been driven to famine, more than 2 million displaced, and more than 9 million are in need of humanitarian aid in Northern…
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WHO expects more cases of Monkeypox globally

Posted on 23 May 2022

Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease that occurs primarily in tropical forest areas of Central and West Africa, but cases have recently been found in atypical locations.

The World Health…
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Cost of living for the world's poorest

Posted on 20 May 2022

At a time when the cost of living crisis is front and centre in people’s minds, it is perhaps no surprise that international aid took a back seat in this…
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