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CID Talk: OSACO Group: Conducting Sensitive Investigations in the Humanitarian Sector

Posted on 06 March 2019

Many of the internal challenges faced by the humanitarian community come from misconduct by those involved with our organizations, whether it be fraud and corruption or safeguarding issues such as...
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Brexit, comic relief, governance lessons, and 10 humanitarian crises you haven’t heard of

Posted on 05 March 2019

+ 10 humanitarian events we have heard of

The NZ Herald ran a piece this week about the ten most shocking humanitarian crises most New Zealanders haven't heard of. 

It raises the real challenge we have of maintaining...
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UK influence at the UN, CID Conference 2019, Venezuelan crisis and International Women’s Day 2019

Posted on 26 February 2019

+ UK influence at UN would be in freewill

As the UK hurtles towards the March 29 Brexit deadline, a new report from the United Nations warns “Brexit will have an impact on the UK’s...
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CID Talk: Carsten Bockemueh: Hope for Syria? Three humanitarian challenges in 2019

Posted on 26 February 2019

The Syrian war is far from over, and 2019 will be a critical year for both Syrians and the international community.
Three major challenges will test the world’s commitment to...
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Global trends in giving report, Pope raises alarm for rise in hunger, CID’s new website and lots of events coming up

Posted on 19 February 2019

+ Global Trends in Giving Report
54% of people worldwide prefer to donate online with a credit card
45% are enrolled for monthly payments 
20% are more likely to give if they are given a...
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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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