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Ethnic Communities Development Fund – 2017 Successful recipients

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Fact sheets, Foreign Affairs, funding, Immigration, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Reports  /  Comments Off on Ethnic Communities Development Fund – 2017 Successful recipients

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Ethnic Communities Development Fund – 2017 Successful recipients Organisation Decision AmountGranted Funding Benefit Area African Communities’ Council of Wellington Inc Fully fund $4,000 Wellington Ardour Charitable Trust Fully fund $3,350 Christchurch Asian Events Trust Fully fund $5,000 Wellington Auckland Resettled Community […]

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Switzerland

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Switzerland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Switzerland Reviewed: 15 December 2017, 16:30 NZDT Still current at: 15 December 2017 ‘); $(‘#close-map’).click(function(){ $overlay.hide(); $(this).remove(); }); }); $(‘.overlay-bg’).click(function(){ $overlay.hide(); }); initialize(); }); View Larger Map Close/Open map There are no significant security concerns in Switzerland, however normal safety and security […]

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Honduras – Civil Unrest

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Honduras – Civil Unrest

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Honduras – Civil Unrest Honduras – Civil Unrest There are ongoing political protests in Honduras following the elections on 26 November 2017, some turning violent resulting in fatalities and casualties. Tensions are high and there have been numerous demonstrations and rallies in […]

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Europe: Winter Travel Disruptions

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Europe: Winter Travel Disruptions

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Europe: Winter Travel Disruptions Europe: Winter Travel Disruptions Wintery weather including heavy snow and ice is disrupting travel in the United Kingdom and parts of Northern Europe. Both national and international flights have been cancelled and delayed, as have […]

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Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Civil Unrest

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Civil Unrest

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Civil Unrest Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Civil Unrest Protests and demonstrations are expected to take place across Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, including at checkpoints. Unrest may occur in areas frequented by tourists, […]

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Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Potential Civil Unrest

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Potential Civil Unrest

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Potential Civil Unrest Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Potential Civil Unrest Protests and demonstrations are expected to take place across Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, including at checkpoints. Unrest may occur […]

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Remembering Mandela by Susan Collin Marks

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Common Ground News Service, Foreign Affairs, International  /  Comments Off on Remembering Mandela by Susan Collin Marks

MIL OSI – Source: Common Ground News Service – Analysis By: Common Ground News Service: Headline: Remembering Mandela by Susan Collin Marks Washington, DC As we collectively mourn Nelson Mandelas passing, it is fitting to reflect on his life, and celebrate his greatness as a leader, and a man. His passing is a loss for […]

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An online pledge that might actually change the world by Jessica Murrey

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Common Ground News Service, Foreign Affairs, International  /  Comments Off on An online pledge that might actually change the world by Jessica Murrey

MIL OSI – Source: Common Ground News Service – Analysis By: Common Ground News Service: Headline: An online pledge that might actually change the world by Jessica Murrey Washington, DC – Genocide, school shootings, rape… it’s easy to express outrage after the fact. It is obvious that senseless violence is wrong. But what about the […]

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MENA youth refuse to step down despite setbacks by Aisha Habli

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Common Ground News Service, Foreign Affairs, International  /  Comments Off on MENA youth refuse to step down despite setbacks by Aisha Habli

MIL OSI – Source: Common Ground News Service – Analysis By: Common Ground News Service: Headline: MENA youth refuse to step down despite setbacks by Aisha Habli Beirut The glow of the Arab Spring wore off in the media a while ago. Violence, internal division and widespread frustration have replaced the hopeful scenes of youth […]

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Whats behind the Nairobi and Peshawar attacks? by Akbar Ahmed

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Common Ground News Service, Foreign Affairs, International  /  Comments Off on Whats behind the Nairobi and Peshawar attacks? by Akbar Ahmed

MIL OSI – Source: Common Ground News Service – Analysis By: Common Ground News Service: Headline: Whats behind the Nairobi and Peshawar attacks? by Akbar Ahmed Washington, DC The outrageous killings at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya and the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan last month once again prompted legitimate questions about […]

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Context key to understanding Irans statements about Holocaust by Michael Felsen

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Common Ground News Service, Foreign Affairs, International  /  Comments Off on Context key to understanding Irans statements about Holocaust by Michael Felsen

MIL OSI – Source: Common Ground News Service – Analysis By: Common Ground News Service: Headline: Context key to understanding Irans statements about Holocaust by Michael Felsen Boston, Massachusetts It just might be that big changes between Iran and the Jewish world are afoot. It all began on the eve of the Jewish New Year, […]

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Climate change briefing

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Climate change briefing

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Climate change briefing We are providing a briefing on the international climate change agenda on 15 December, following on from the Bonn climate meeting. New Zealand Climate Change Ambassador Jo Tyndall, Head of Delegation Anna Broadhurst, MFAT first-time negotiator Seamus Dunn, MPI […]

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Lebanon

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Lebanon

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Lebanon Reviewed: 7 December 2017, 15:25 NZDT Still current at: 7 December 2017 Related news features There is extreme risk to your security in Lebanon in the North Governorate (including the city of Tripoli), the Palestinian refugee camps, within 5 kilometres of […]

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Denmark

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Denmark

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Denmark Reviewed: 7 December 2017, 15:25 NZDT Still current at: 7 December 2017 There is some risk to your security in Denmark due to the threat of terrorism and we advise caution. ‘); $(‘#close-map’).click(function(){ $overlay.hide(); $(this).remove(); }); }); $(‘.overlay-bg’).click(function(){ $overlay.hide(); }); initialize(); […]

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United States of America: Los Angeles: Wildfires

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on United States of America: Los Angeles: Wildfires

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: United States of America: Los Angeles: Wildfires United States of America: Los Angeles: Wildfires Several major wildfires are currently affecting parts of Los Angeles, and the Governor of California has declared a state of emergency in Ventura County. Evacuation orders are in […]

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New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Briefing for incoming ministers

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Briefing for incoming ministers

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Briefing for incoming ministers The Government has released the Ministry’s briefings to the incoming Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister for Trade and Export Growth and Minister for Climate Change. Each briefing provides a portfolio overview, briefing on major portfolio issues and information […]

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Bangalore media internship confronting but inspiring

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Bangalore media internship confronting but inspiring

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Bangalore media internship confronting but inspiring Wellington journalist Eleanor Wenman describes her time interning at the Deccan Herald in Bengaluru (Bangalore) – a city she found confronting, chaotic and beautiful.  After my first full day in Bengaluru, I was stunned. Before I arrived […]

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Travelling in the Festive Season

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Travelling in the Festive Season

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Travelling in the Festive Season Travelling in the Festive Season The holiday period in December and January is peak season for international air travel, and we wish all New Zealand travellers a safe trip over the summer. We have […]

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Reflections on the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Reflections on the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Reflections on the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui Leadership Network member Laura MacKay says welcoming refugees could become a value ” woven so deep into the fabric of our national identity ”  that is becomes a stance that defines New Zealand as much as […]

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The curious case of social enterprises

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The curious case of social enterprises

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: The curious case of social enterprises Leadership Network member Rachel Espejo discusses the role of social enterprises and taking part in the Foundation’s Farming for the Future workshop, which was held in Christchurch in September to coincide with the 2017 Social Enterprise World Forum.  (continue […]

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