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Newsletter: White Paper submission – aid themes and volumes | Pacific conditionality and ownership | PNG Update and news

Newsletter: White Paper submission – aid themes and volumes | Pacific conditionality and ownership | PNG Update and news

White Paper submission: aid themes and volume Devpolicy’s Foreign Policy White Paper submission argues for less focus in our aid on countries, and more on…

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Call for papers for 2017 Pacific Update Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Pacific Update Conference will be held on June 20-21, 2017, at the University of the South Pacific…

Fortnightly links: Fanon, voting, new podcast, Global Fund, and more

Adam Shatz has a beautiful piece on the subtleties, and contradictions, of Franz Fanon. An intriguing lawyer’s diary in the London Review of Books tells…

Australian Doctors International seek volunteer medical staff for health patrols

Australian Doctors International (ADI) is a not-for-profit, NGO partnering with Provincial governments and church providers to provide medical and health services to individuals living in…

The Australian Government responds to the Seasonal Worker Program inquiry

In May 2016, the Joint Standing Committee on Migration completed a report into the Seasonal Worker Program (SWP). The bipartisan committee recommended the consideration of…

She Decides: donors respond to the Global Gag Rule

On Thursday in Brussels, donor countries and private funders responded to the return of the Global Gag Rule under President Trump by raising €181m (US$190m,…

Oceans of Opportunity: a new report on Pacific labour mobility

A new report, “Oceans of Opportunity: How labour mobility can help Australia and its neighbours”, has been published by the Menzies Research Centre, a Liberal…

Fortnightly links: humanitarian aid vs ice cream, DFID’s new strategy, cholera, and more

Does the world really spend more than three times as much on on ice cream each year as it does on humanitarian assistance? The BBC’s…

Research on anti-corruption messages and sharing education findings in PNG

This month, the Development Policy Centre and partner, the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), began a new research project to test the impact of anti-corruption messages…

PNG conference on urban safety: abstracts invited

The National Capital District Commission (NCDC) in PNG and UN Women are jointly organising a conference on 19-20 October 2017 in Port Moresby to discuss projects…

Refugee film ‘Home’ wins best short film award

With the conflict in Syria showing no signs of abating, the number of people fleeing their homes to seek asylum has reached proportions not seen…