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Guinea-Bissau

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  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, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Guinea-Bissau

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 2 March 2017, 16:21 NZDT Still current at: 20 July 2018 There is high risk to your security in the northwest part of the country that borders the Casamance region in Senegal due to incidents of armed banditry and the presence of […]

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Cuba

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  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, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Cuba

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 20 July 2018, 13:55 NZST Still current at: 20 July 2018 Related news features There are no significant security risks associated with travel to Cuba but normal safety and security measures should be taken to ensure personal safety. CrimeThere is a risk […]

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High Level Political Forum on sustainable development – New Zealand statement

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on High Level Political Forum on sustainable development – New Zealand statement

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Statement delivered by Craig J. Hawke, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, 20 July 2018 Thank you, Mr President. In 2018, as we increasingly live with the impacts of climate change, achieving truly sustainable development is the challenge of our times. The space […]

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Europe: Internal border controls

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  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, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Europe: Internal border controls

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Europe: Internal border controls As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade does not issue visas it cannot provide definitive advice on the requirements to enter or exit countries within the Schengen area.  Border officials may adopt different interpretations of the rules or […]

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Public Meeting on New Zealand’s Interests in Antarctica

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Public Meeting on New Zealand’s Interests in Antarctica

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Have your say about how we express New Zealand’s interests in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Date:  Wednesday, 25 July Time:  4.00pm-5.30pm Venue:  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Level 12, HSBC Tower, 195 Lambton Quay New Zealand has significant and enduring strategic interests in Antarctica […]

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New futures for New Zealand’s development cooperation in an SDG world

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on New futures for New Zealand’s development cooperation in an SDG world

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Remarks by Deputy Secretary Pacific and Development Group Jonathan Kings at event hosted by New Zealand Aid and Development Dialogues at Victoria University, Wellington, 5 July 2018 Let me first thank the organisers for today.  We welcome these opportunities and I acknowledge the New Zealand Aid […]

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New Zealand humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya crisis and Myanmar Humanitarian Fund

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya crisis and Myanmar Humanitarian Fund

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand is providing a further $4 million in humanitarian assistance to those affected by recent violence in Myanmar, including Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Cox’s Bazar currently hosts the world’s largest refugee population with approximately 700,000 people having crossed the border into Bangladesh since […]

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New Zealand humanitarian assistance for Yemen

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand humanitarian assistance for Yemen

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand is providing a further $3 million in humanitarian funding to Yemen. Three years after the escalation of the conflict, Yemeni people continue to bear the brunt of ongoing hostilities and severe economic decline and the humanitarian crisis remains extremely widespread. Three million dollars has been […]

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New Zealand humanitarian assistance for South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand humanitarian assistance for South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand has approved $5.2 million in humanitarian funding to address significant humanitarian needs in South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. The ongoing conflict in South Sudan, and prolonged drought, recent heavy rains and pockets of violence in Ethiopia and Somalia, have contributed to deeply concerning humanitarian […]

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Spain: Running of the Bulls 2018

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  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, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Spain: Running of the Bulls 2018

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Spain: Running of the Bulls 2018 A large number of New Zealand citizens travel to Pamplona, Spain for the San Fermin festivities that take place from 6 to 14 of July. For further information on the festivities visit the San Fermin website .  Advice […]

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits Germany

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits Germany

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was in Berlin on 17 April  to highlight the deepening partnership between New Zealand and Germany. “Germany’s leadership has been vital in helping Europe, and indeed the world, weather the storms of the past decade,” said Jacinda Ardern. “As a country that […]

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New Zealand statement to the 4th special session of the Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand statement to the 4th special session of the Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Delivered by Mr Heath Fisher, Head of Delegation for New Zealand, 26 June 2018. Mr Chairperson, From the outset, let me assure you of New Zealand’s full support and cooperation.  We wish to also register our thanks to the Director-General and the Technical Secretariat for their […]

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Special committee on the situation in regard to the implementation of the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and people’s – Question of Tokelau

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Special committee on the situation in regard to the implementation of the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and people’s – Question of Tokelau

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Statement delivered by Craig J. Hawke, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, on behalf of Ross Ardern, Administrator of Tokelau, 22 June 2018 The Chair of this Special Committee – Your Excellency Walton Webson, Vice-Chairpersons, the Rapporteur, Distinguished Members of this Special Committee, […]

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Do Not Miss Out on New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir’s Performance In Hong Kong

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Do Not Miss Out on New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir’s Performance In Hong Kong

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Venue – The Chinese Foundation Secondary School, 11 July 2018 The New Zealand Consulate-General warmly welcomes the New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir (external link) as invited Resident Choir at the 2018 Belt & Road World Choir Festival Hong Kong (external link) (15-19 July Hong Kong). The […]

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Conference to review progress made in the implementation of the programme of action to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects – New Zealand statement

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Conference to review progress made in the implementation of the programme of action to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects – New Zealand statement

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Statement delivered by Finnian Cheshire, Deputy Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, 19 June 2018 May I take this opportunity, Mr Chair, to thank you for your leadership of this important Review Conference and for the transparent and consultative approach you have adopted […]

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International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria: informal General Assembly meeting – New Zealand statement

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism for Syria: informal General Assembly meeting – New Zealand statement

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Statement delivered by Craig J. Hawke, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, 18 April 2018 Thank you Mr President. I would like to start by taking this opportunity to congratulate Catherine Marchi-Uhel on her appointment as Head of the International, Impartial and Independent […]

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Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf – New Zealand statement

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf – New Zealand statement

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Thank you, President. We would like to express New Zealand’s support for the important work of the Commission and the progress made over the past year. We are conscious of the ongoing heavy workload and the need to move through the backload of submissions in a […]

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Further support for Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Further support for Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand will provide a further $2.5 million to support Fiji’s ongoing presidency of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. New Zealand remains committed to standing with Pacific countries to reduce emissions, build resilience, and achieve the Paris Agreement’s long term temperature goal, said the Ministry […]

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Have your say on marine biodiversity in the high seas

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  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, Trade  /  Comments Off on Have your say on marine biodiversity in the high seas

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade We want your views on negotiations towards a new UN treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in these areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) We want to hear your views on New Zealand’s participation in negotiations on a new UN treaty. This treaty […]

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Albania

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  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 Albania

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 26 April 2018, 16:55 NZST Still current at: 26 April 2018 There is some risk to your security in Albania due to the threat of terrorism and we advise caution. TerrorismThere is a heightened threat of terrorism across Europe. Terrorist groups, including those […]

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