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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 >>

We can help refugees

Monday, 30 January 2017, 10:15 am | Council for International Development

New Zealanders can help fight the United State’s ban on refugees, says the organisation representing New Zealand's international aid agencies. More >>

New Zealand aid workers welcome Shearer appointment to UN

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 8:43 am | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s aid workers are applauding the appointment of MP David Shearer to head the United Nation’s Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). More >>

Stand together with our brave humanitarian workers

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:09 pm | Council for International Development

Council for International Development (CID), the coordinating body of New Zealand’s international aid and disaster relief agencies, is changing its social media profile pictures to red today ( #redforsyria ) and calling on others to show solidarity with ... More >>

NZ Aid Groups call on world leaders to deliver action

Monday, 19 September 2016, 1:16 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s aid workers have added their voice to a global declaration rebuking world leaders for failing to act on the deepening refugee crisis, at a major UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York. More >>

NZ relief aid workers mark World Humanitarian Day

Friday, 19 August 2016, 10:12 am | Council for International Development

On August 19 New Zealand’s community of disaster relief workers are marking World Humanitarian Day – a day to recognise the courageous contribution of those individuals providing life-saving assistance at the front lines of the world’s worst natural ... More >>

NZ to help determine fate of millions in South Sudan

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 3:49 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand relief agencies are calling on the government of New Zealand to place the protection of civilians front and centre when it decides on the fate of millions of conflict-affected people in South Sudan in a key United Nations Security Council ... More >>

Back civilian experts in Iraq as well as military

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 1:23 pm | Council for International Development

Defeating ISIL (the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) on the battlefield is important, but without New Zealand stepping up with investment in long-term reconstruction and reconciliation, Iraq will remain fertile ground for terrorist and other violent armed ... More >>

Josie Pagani announced as the new Director of CID

Monday, 9 May 2016, 2:34 pm | Council for International Development

The Board of the Council for International Development (CID) is very pleased to announce the appointment of communications consultant and political commentator Josie Pagani as its new Director. More >>

Stand Up For Humanitarians Under Attack

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 10:04 am | Council for International Development

New Zealand humanitarian aid and development organisations are urging the New Zealand government to speak out strongly from its place on the United Nations Security Council and condemn the air strikes on schools and hospitals in northern Syria that have ... More >>

Open letter to the PM John Key Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:09 am | Council for International Development

The heads of a large number of New Zealand’s major aid and development organisations have sent an open letter to the Prime Minister to encourage him to lead the national response on the recently UN adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (See attached) More >>

Budget response: New Zealand needs to up its game on ODA

Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:54 am | Council for International Development

Budget response: Aid Agencies say New Zealand needs to up its game further on ODA More >>

NZ urged to increase aid funding for Iraq and Syria

Monday, 23 February 2015, 5:16 pm | Council for International Development

As discussions heat up on how New Zealand should respond to the growing crises in Iraq and Syria, the NGO Disaster Relief Forum of Aotearoa (NDRF) is calling for the New Zealand Government to focus on increasing financial support for the ongoing humanitarian ... More >>

Call for NZ to support robust Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:45 pm | Council for International Development

ACTION/2015 calls for the New Zealand Government to support robust UN Sustainable Development Goals. More >>

Political parties pledge to increase overseas aid

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:42 pm | Council for International Development

A survey of political parties looking at how much New Zealand should spend on Official Development Assistance (ODA) shows the overwhelming majority of parties are committed to raising the bar according to the Council for International Development (CID). ... More >>

Kiwis applauded for generosity on World Humanitarian Day

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 9:27 am | Council for International Development

New Zealand aid organisations who work in disaster relief and emergency management are thanking New Zealanders for their generosity towards humanitarian work around the globe on World Humanitarian Day today (19th August, 2014). More >>

Aid Agencies say NZ needs to up its game further on ODA

Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:05 pm | Council for International Development

The New Zealand aid sector is welcoming projected increases in future foreign aid allocations, but cautions these increases leave New Zealand well short of meeting the international commitments by wealthy countries to helping developing countries. More >>

NGOs join global call for more action to change lives

Monday, 30 September 2013, 12:38 pm | Council for International Development

Time for governments to listen to the people and start discussing a post-2015 framework which tackles the structural causes of poverty and injustice. More >>

Princewill Receives IDC Limited Baseline Survey Report

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 4:03 pm | Council for International Development

Prince Tonye Princewill, a PDP Chieftain has received the report of a socio-economic baseline survey of the 23 Local Government Areas of Rivers State from a World Bank Consultancy Firm, International Development Consultancy (IDC) Limited based in United ... More >>

Forum Commitments Only as Good as the Action

Monday, 3 September 2012, 5:00 pm | Council for International Development

Having signed up to commitments around gender issues as part of the Pacific Islands Forum, the challenge for New Zealand is to put those commitments into action according to the organisation that represents this country’s international aid and development ... More >>

 

 

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