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Launch of NZAID's education policy and website

16 March 2004 Media Advisory

Launch of NZAID's education policy and website

The Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Overseas Development Assistance), Marian Hobbs, will officially launch NZAID's new website www.nzaid.govt.nz and its new education policy at a function in Parliament Buildings' Grand Hall, 6pm Thursday March 18.

NZAID began its website redesign project six months ago. The new site is now more user friendly, more accessible to all web users and more informative. Users can now comprehensively search the entire NZAID website. New sections have been added, such as a library, glossary and an events' calendar. Existing sections, such as scholarships and contract opportunities, have been improved.

Education for all is one of NZAID's priority areas. The education policy spells out the agency's commitment to delivering basic education to all partner countries, maintaining support for education up to tertiary level and supporting initiatives that improve access for women and girls.

NZAID is the government's international aid and development agency.


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