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ODA ticked up in 2016, but private sector is more important than ever

ODA ticked up in 2016, but private sector is more important than ever

While the official numbers won’t be out for another week or so, the Secretary-General of the OECD Ángel Gurría hinted that despite difficult economic and political times, official development assistan...

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Mapped - a world at war

Mapped - a world at war

IRIN has created an interactive map of ongoing conflicts around the world as part of an ongoing series on the world’s forgotten conflicts.

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The violence engendered on Manus Island cannot be ignored

The violence engendered on Manus Island cannot be ignored

In the joint communique for the 25th Ministerial Forum between Australia and Papua New Guinea held in March 2017, Foreign Ministers Rimbink Pato and Julie Bishop welcomed collaboration as they prepare...

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Why are African men and women still fleeing to Yemen?

Why are African men and women still fleeing to Yemen?

Conflict has been raging in Yemen since 2015, yet people from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea remain undeterred to thread on the perilous routes only to encounter dangerous conditions when they get ther...

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Australia owes PNG more than charity

Australia owes PNG more than charity

The ongoing challenge is how to assist a neighbour rightly proud of its own independence while still being accountable to the expectations of Australian taxpayers.

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NZ Government follows public’s lead on Africa’s famine

NZ Government follows public’s lead on Africa’s famine

New Zealand’s major aid agencies are welcoming the Government announcement of $3 million in desperately needed funding for the unfolding famine in the Greater Horn of Africa, Nigeria and Yemen.

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If we want to innovate, we need to disrupt our relationships and embrace tension

If we want to innovate, we need to disrupt our relationships and embrace tension

NGOs need to partner with the unlike-minded, not just those who agree with you. If we want to innovate we need to disrupt our relationships and embrace tension, says ODI’s Caroline Cassidy.

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How do we shift social norms on climate change?

How do we shift social norms on climate change?

How do you change people’s views on climate change? Learn from campaigns like same-sex marriage says Oxfam’s Duncan Green who arrives in New Zealand this week.

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New Zealand Cause Report - Shape of the Charity Sector

New Zealand Cause Report - Shape of the Charity Sector

The NGO model has stayed the same for decades, but disruption and innovation is coming . More mergers and collaborations are likely in the future.

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India awards inclusive brand of innovation

India awards inclusive brand of innovation

India's presidential palace was the site of an unusual gathering this week, celebrating the democratic inclusion of people with no or little training in the country’s innovation system.

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