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Will today’s NGOs become tomorrow’s social enterprises?

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 4:22 pm | Council for International Development

9 August 2018 ‘Social enterprise’ is the buzz word right now, and new ones are popping up everywhere. Some are getting amazing results, from Eat My Lunch delivering lunches to kids in schools, to Indigo & Iris working with Fred Hollows, Trade ... More >>

NGOs call for more support for countries hosting refugees

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:20 pm | Council for International Development

There are more people displaced by conflict, hunger or persecution than ever before, and New Zealanders want to help. More >>

NGOs call for more support for countries hosting refugees

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:51 pm | Council for International Development

NGOs call for more support for countries hosting the most refugees - World Refugee Day 19 June 2018 (World Refugee Day is Wednesday June 20) There are more people displaced by conflict, hunger or persecution than ever before, and New Zealanders want to help. ... More >>

Increase in aid backs NZ to make a difference in the world

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:24 am | Council for International Development

An increase in aid is long overdue and strengthens our ability to help in humanitarian emergencies, and work with some of the most vulnerable communities in an increasingly insecure world, says Director of the Council for International Development (CID), ... More >>

New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 1:24 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges 22 March 2018 New Zealand’s international ‘mission-driven’ organisations are changing the way they work, devolving decision-making to in-country partners, and working with a wider range of organisations in both the ... More >>

Government ‘re-set’ for the Pacific welcomed

Friday, 2 March 2018, 8:06 pm | Council for International Development

The Government’s commitment to increase the aid budget and improve economic and social performance in the Pacific is welcomed by the Council for International Development, the umbrella organisation of New Zealand’s international Non-Government-Organisations ... More >>

New Zealand aid charities have zero tolerance for abuse

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 4:53 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand aid charities have zero tolerance for abuse 20 February 2018 It is deeply shocking to read of cases overseas where some aid workers have taken advantage of the people their organisations exist to help. More >>

The best thing you can do to help Tonga - send cash

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 10:54 am | Council for International Development

New Zealanders wanting to support the people of Tonga who are waking up to the damage from Cyclone Gita this morning can get in touch with any of the New Zealand international charities listed below, says CID’s Humanitarian Coordinator, Nik Rilkoff. More >>

Cyclone Gita hits Pacific – Cash is the best way to help

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 11:37 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s international charities are working alongside local non-government organisations in countries potentially affected by Cyclone Gita – a category 2 cyclone that is intensifying as it moves towards Niue tonight. More >>

Back New Zealanders to do good in the world

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 1:24 pm | Council for International Development

The international charity sector is calling on the new government to back New Zealand’s humanitarian and development work in the Pacific and across the world, and urgently increase funding for aid and development in today’s mini-budget. More >>

NZ NGOs come together to respond to humanitarian crisis

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 7:35 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand NGOs come together to respond to humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar 22nd November 2017 New Zealand’s aid agencies and the government are coming together to respond to the world’s fastest-developing refugee emergency on the ... More >>

NGOs respond to crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5:23 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s aid agencies and the government are coming together to respond to the world’s fastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh. More >>

What does the future NGO look like?

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 4:23 pm | Council for International Development

What does the future NGO look like? 15 November 2017 New Zealand’s international NGOs are gathering in Wellington tomorrow to look at how the sector is changing, and what the future NGO might look like. “The business model for NGOs has remained ... More >>

Welcome back

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 1:25 pm | Council for International Development

We welcome the news that the Rt. Hon Winston Peters is confirmed as the new Foreign Affairs Minister and Fletcher Tabuteau will be Under-Secretary to the Minister. More >>

The World Humanitarian Day to remember 82 aid workers killed

Friday, 18 August 2017, 10:56 am | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s community of disaster relief workers are marking World Humanitarian Day – and remembering the 82 aid workers who have died so far in 2017. More >>

NGOs welcome extra funding for famine in East Africa

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 2:49 pm | Council for International Development

The Government has backed the public’s overwhelming response to the famine in East Africa, and increased funding to New Zealand’s international NGOs working in the region to relieve the devastating food crisis. More >>

'Overwhelming' NZ Response to East Africa Crisis Tops $2M

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 11:00 am | Council for International Development

A coalition of New Zealand’s leading international aid and relief agencies are delivering a collective ‘thank you’ to the nation, after public donations to relieve the devastating food crisis in East Africa topped $2 million in 2017. More >>

CID welcomes new minister of Foreign Affairs

Monday, 24 April 2017, 3:58 pm | Council for International Development

The Council for International Development (CID) welcomes the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as the new minister of Foreign Affairs. More >>

NZ Government Follows Public’s Lead on Africa’s Famine

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 3:32 pm | Council for International Development

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. “New Zealand aid workers and agencies are working ... More >>

NGOs evolving to meet new challenges

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 9:33 am | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s non-government-organisations (NGOs) and charities working internationally are active in over sixty countries, and generate about $182 million for development and humanitarian assistance each year. More >>

 

 

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