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Is there any excuse for Australia and New Zealand giving so little?

Is there any excuse for Australia and New Zealand giving so little?

Opinion: Neither Australians nor New Zealanders seem like tight-fisted people, so perhaps there was a good explanation as to why our countries languished at 17th and 19th out of 30 donors in the OECD...

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UK aid prospects brighten slightly in immediate election aftermath

UK aid prospects brighten slightly in immediate election aftermath

While May has said she won’t make any sudden moves in leadership — leaving Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel in place — her weakened position and a robust Labour Party in op...

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From Grand Bargain to beneficiary: an analysis of funding flows through the humanitarian system

From Grand Bargain to beneficiary: an analysis of funding flows through the humanitarian system

This study has been a first attempt at answering the apparently simple and important question: ‘How much funding reaches humanitarian aid beneficiaries?’

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Winnie Byanyima - Disrupting the world order

Winnie Byanyima - Disrupting the world order

Winnie Byanyima, head of Oxfam International, is in the Pacific to talk about climate change. Here she speaks to Radio New Zealand.

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In Colombia, 'global gag rule' punishes conflict-affected populations

In Colombia, 'global gag rule' punishes conflict-affected populations

SANTA CLARA, Colombia — High in northern Colombia’s lush Santa Marta Mountains, 30-year-old Hillary Sanchez Arengas is perched on a boulder overlooking her quiet 400-person village, Santa Clara. As th...

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PACER Plus is not much to celebrate

PACER Plus is not much to celebrate

In April this year, trade ministers from Australia, New Zealand and 12 independent Pacific island states agreed to a regional trade agreement, the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER...

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Approaches to measuring and monitoring South-South cooperation

Approaches to measuring and monitoring South-South cooperation

This paper helps South–South cooperation policymakers and technical experts, as well as the wider development community, by documenting the ways in which South–South cooperation providers are respondi...

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Insights into Nepal’s emerging data revolution

Insights into Nepal’s emerging data revolution

Since 2011, Development Initiatives has been engaging in collaboration with various partners to contribute to wider efforts to improve the production, sharing and use of data for sustainable developme...

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'Trump's aid budget is breathtakingly cruel – cuts like these will kill people'

'Trump's aid budget is breathtakingly cruel – cuts like these will kill people'

Humanitarian aid is about to be driven over a cliff, warns Obama’s former head of foreign disaster response, with a resurgence in HIV and other diseases likely

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WHO's budget and the tasks for the next director-general

WHO's budget and the tasks for the next director-general

When Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes the helm of the World Health Organization in July, he’ll have an additional $28 million flexible funding at his disposal to use where necessary.

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