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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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