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Gaza: Start Of Truce Feeds Hopes For Respite, Access To People In Need: UN Humanitarians

Saturday, 25 November 2023, 7:04 am | UN News

Trucks with relief supplies continued to enter Gaza through the Rafah crossing from Egypt on Friday after the entry into force of a four-day pause in fighting, UN humanitarians said. They reiterated calls for access to all parts of the war-shattered enclave ... More >>

HMNZS Manawanui Provides Tropical Cyclone Assistance To Fiji

Friday, 24 November 2023, 11:04 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS Manawanui has resumed its planned programme in the South-West Pacific, after delivering food and other relief supplies across Fiji following Tropical Cyclone Mal. The specialist dive and hydrographic vessel was near ... More >>

Greenpeace Confronts Deep Sea Mining Ship In At-risk Pacific Region

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:19 am | Greenpeace

Eastern Pacific Ocean - Greenpeace International activists yesterday began an ongoing peaceful action against a ship doing deep sea mining exploration for The Metals Company (TMC), to denounce the imminent threat that this industry poses to the world’s ... More >>

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College Of Midwives Calls For Ongoing Ceasefire In Gaza

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:18 am | NZ College Of Midwives

Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy: The New Zealand College of Midwives and members are calling for an ongoing cessation of hostilities, fighting and violence in Gaza. We stand with the International Confederation of Midwives and all midwives in the ... More >>

Ours Is An Indigenous Struggle: How Gaza United The World

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:17 am | Ramzy Baroud

For decades, the struggle for national liberation in Palestine was rightly understood to be part and parcel of a global struggle for liberation, mainly in the Global South. And since national liberation movements were, per definition, the struggle for indigenous ... More >>

Tax Progress At UN Welcomed - NZ Should Support

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:41 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa welcomes last night's landslide vote in favour of international tax cooperation at the United Nations - despite the New Zealand government's opposition. Overnight (NZT), countries at the UN adopted by huge majority a resolution to begin ... More >>

Making Free-to-play-and-earn A Reality For Gamers

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 9:42 am | ACN Newswire

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, Nov 21, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - With great excitement, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Skale, a zero-gas fee EVM blockchain. As a pioneering free-to-play-and-earn game that embodies the spirit of a new era ... More >>

Rallies And Demonstrations Continue Despite “4-day Pause” In Israel’s War In Gaza

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 9:08 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

Despite the “four day pause” in Israel’s war on Gaza Palestine solidarity supporters will be rallying and marching around New Zealand again this weekend. “A pause in Israel’s genocidal rampage through Gaza is a welcome small step but must ... More >>

Save The Children Welcomes Temporary Truce And Hostage Release But Warns Children Won’t Be Safe Without A Ceasefire

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 8:41 am | Save The Children

Save the Children International CEO Inger Ashing said today the temporary truce and release of hostages was welcomed but it was critical to have a lasting ceasefire for the sake of all children: "We welcome reports that an agreement has been ... More >>

Ukraine: Civilian Casualties Mount As War Enters Second Winter

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 2:04 am | UN News

At least 10,000 civilians, including over 560 children, have been killed and more than 18,500 injured since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February last year, the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission there said on Tuesday. The Monitoring ... More >>

INTERVIEW: UN General Assembly Resolutions Represent ‘the Conscience Of Humanity’, President Says

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:58 am | UN News

The recent General Assembly resolution calling for a humanitarian truce in Gaza is just one example of how the UN’s most representative body – comprising all 193 Member States - reflects the global conscience. “We never get unanimity in ... More >>

MSF Doctors Killed In Strike On Al Awda Hospital In Northern Gaza

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 11:35 am | Doctors Without Borders

November 22, 2023 - Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is horrified by the killing of two MSF doctors, Dr Mahmoud Abu Nujaila and Dr Ahmad Al Sahar, and a third doctor working with Al Awda, Dr. Ziad Al-Tatari, following ... More >>

General Assembly Resolution Upholds The Olympic Truce

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:31 am | United Nations

<img src="" width="720" height="393"> Ahead of the Summer Olympics in Paris next year, the UN General Assembly has urged countries to maintain the ancient ... More >>

Coates, John Holland And BHP Come Together To Champion Women In Sport And Industry

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:20 am | Coates

Coates, Australia’s leading equipment hire and solutions provider, along with John Holland and BHP, have come together to champion female representation in sport and heavy industry. All three industry-leading organisations are sponsors of the ... More >>

Malaysia's West And East Dilemma

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:43 am | Collins Chong Yew Keat

Malaysia’s participation in the recent APEC Summit has seen the strong stance on the Palestinian issue being projected. In navigating the expected implications on this stance, Malaysia has also reiterated its conventional position on neutrality ... More >>

World Economic Forum To Accelerate Multistakeholder Climate Action At COP28

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:04 am | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum will convene heads of state, ministers, business leaders, philanthropy and civil society to advance climate action at the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28) at the Expo City Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... More >>

Shooting Our Own Foot: Misuse Of Medicines Is Making Infections Difficult To Treat

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5:13 pm | CNS

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and become resistant to (or no longer respond to) medicines, making infections harder to treat and increasing the risk of disease spread, severe illness ... More >>

At Least 5 Million Children At The Brink In Darfur As Unchecked Conflict Worsens

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 4:27 pm | UNICEF Aotearoa NZ

In the last seven months of fighting in Sudan, reported cases of children killed and injured in Darfur spiked 550 per cent when compared to all of 2022. NEW YORK, 20 November 2023 – The escalating humanitarian crisis in Sudan over the last seven ... More >>

Hamas Press Conference In Lebanon On The 37th Day Of Al-Aqsa Flood

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 10:13 am | Hamas - Islamic Resistance Movement

Firstly, we salute our steadfast people in Gaza, the bearers of the banner in defense of Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa, who will not be harmed by those who have let them down. A salute to the valiant resistance and the victorious Al-Qassam Brigades, who are writing ... More >>

Fujitsu To License Topological Data Analysis Technology To Delight Health

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:19 am | JCN Newswire

Fujitsu to license Topological Data Analysis technology to Delight Health, a Bay Area startup focused on providing innovative mental health solutions License transfer highlights Fujitsu's open innovation approach with Silicon Valley ecosystem to bring ... More >>

TransNusa Ends 2023 As Fastest Growing Airline In South East Asia

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:17 am | ACN Newswire

World Class Changi Airport Welcomes TransNusa JAKARTA, Nov 20, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - PT TransNusa Aviation Mandiri (TransNusa), the new player with new rules, today announced that its maiden flight, 8B-151, has successfully and safely landed in Singapore ... More >>

Shifting From Dialogue To Partnership Towards 2050 Strategy

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:48 am | PIANGO

Shifting from Dialogue to Partnership – shared responsibility and mutual accountability in the Implementation of the 2050 Strategy Civil Society during the pre-52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting CSO Roundtable in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, reiterated ... More >>

General Comment 26 Launched In The Pacific

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:34 am | UNICEF Pacific

UN Child Rights Committee meets with Pacific children and governments to share new guidance on children and environment  Apia, 20th November 2023 – On the occasion of World Children’s Day, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child launched ... More >>

End To Killing Of Children In Armed Conflict, UN Committee Urges

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:30 am | UN Treaty Bodies

World’s Children Day 20 November 2023 GENEVA (20 November 2023) – With one out of every five children worldwide living within armed conflict zones, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child marks World Children’s Day in a sombre mood and calls ... More >>

Telegram In Kenya: Keep People Connected During National Exams

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:27 am | Access Now

People in Kenya have the right to access information and communicate freely online — including through messaging applications like Telegram. There have been ongoing reports of Telegram being intermittently inaccessible for more than a week in Kenya, ... More >>

Jan Ritch-Frel: The New Grand Tour

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:25 am | Independent Media Institute

Six million years of human evidence offers a powerful universal education to address humanity’s most significant challenges and opportunities. By Jan Ritch-Frel All of humanity can now take the Grand Tour: a travel circuit of global sites that help ... More >>

Rubrik Named A Leader In IDC MarketScape For Worldwide Cyber Recovery

Monday, 20 November 2023, 2:36 pm | Rubrik

PALO ALTO, Calif., November 17, 2023 – Rubrik , the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, today announced it has been named a Leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cyber Recovery 2023 Vendor Assessment. The IDC MarketScape also recognised ... More >>

MSF Condemns Deliberate Attack On A Convoy Transporting Staff, Resulting In One Death And One Injury

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:23 am | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney 19 November - On 18 November 2023, an MSF staff’s relative died and another one injured in an attack on an MSF convoy trying to evacuate 137 people - MSF Palestinian staff members and their families. They were trapped for a week in MSF premises located ... More >>

‘This Must Stop,’ UN Chief Says As Deaths, Displacement Ripple Across Gaza

Monday, 20 November 2023, 9:59 am | United Nations

Spikes in casualties, attacks on schools and shelters, including the death of a UN worker, and crippling fuel shortages blocking aid deliveries rippled across Gaza over the weekend, as the World Health Organization (WHO) helped to evacuate 31 babies ... More >>

Comment By UN High Commissioner For Human Rights Volker Türk On Gaza

Monday, 20 November 2023, 9:42 am | UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The horrendous events of the past 48 hours in Gaza beggar belief. The killing of so many people at schools turned shelters, hundreds fleeing for their lives from Al-Shifa Hospital, amid continuing displacement of hundreds of thousands in southern ... More >>

The Duke Of Edinburgh International Awards’ 60th Anniversary Celebrations Continue In Wellington

Sunday, 19 November 2023, 9:11 pm | The Duke of Edinburgh International Award

— This morning 80 young people from across New Zealand were celebrated, as they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh himself, at a special ceremony. The Duke, speaking at the ceremony said: “My congratulations ... More >>

World Toilet Day, Flush With Innovations For Safer Sanitation

Sunday, 19 November 2023, 6:48 pm | UN News

Innovation abounds in the race to broaden access to clean water and sanitation around the world on World Toilet Day , marked on 19 November. In line with this year’s theme of accelerating change , innovators have been part of ongoing efforts to address ... More >>

Palm Oil In Common Household Products Is Destroying The World’s ‘Orangutan Capital’

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:46 pm | Independent Media Institute

A nationally protected wildlife reserve in Indonesia is under attack by popular, big-name brands. By Laurel Sutherlin Picture a rhinoceros in the rainforest. Add a herd of elephants, families of orangutans swinging through the treetops, and tigers ... More >>

Comparing How The West And China Offer Loans To Developing Countries

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:42 pm | Globetrotter

Established Western economic institutions are facing a formidable challenge from Chinese newcomers, each side offering distinct and competitive lending strategies with far-reaching consequences for global infrastructure and development. By John ... More >>

APEC Leaders Issue Golden Gate Declaration, Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:39 pm | APEC

Issued by the 2023 APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting San Francisco, The United States, 17 November 2023 On Friday, 17 November, Leaders from the 21 APEC member economies agreed to the 2023 APEC Leaders’ Golden Gate Declaration at the conclusion of the ... More >>

Myanmar: Intense Fighting Spreads To Cities, As Civilians Seek Shelter

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 9:28 am | UN News

The conflict between ethnic armed groups and the Myanmar military has expanded to the country’s eastern and western regions, with urban areas increasingly affected by intense fighting and aerial bombardment, UN agencies have reported. In the fighting ... More >>

Israel Must Stop Using Water As A Weapon Of War

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 9:26 am | OHCHR

Israel must allow clean water and fuel into Gaza to activate the water supply network and desalination plants in the besieged enclave before it is too late, a UN expert warned today. "Every hour that passes with Israel preventing the provision of ... More >>

‘Six Days Of Terror’ In West Darfur: Ethnically-based Attacks On The Rise

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 8:22 am | UN News

The UN human rights office, OHCHR, has voiced alarm over reports of another ethnically motivated mass attack in the Darfur region of Sudan, amidst the ongoing conflict between the national army and a rival military known as the Rapid Support Forces ... More >>

Export Readiness Assessment Tool Emerges As Winner Of The The 2023 APEC Digital Prosperity Award

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:53 pm | APEC

The Philippines’ EMERGE, an export readiness assessment tool for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to enter the global market, has won this year’s APEC Digital Prosperity Award. The winner was announced at the APEC Ministerial Meeting ... More >>

Ministers Endorsed Reports On Trade And Economy: 2023 APEC Committee On Trade And Investment Annual Report To Ministers

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:45 pm | APEC

The annual report highlights the Committee's and sub-fora's progress and achievements in key priority areas including support for the multilateral trading system; deepen economic integration; promote trade facilitation, connectivity, digitalization and ... More >>

Malaysia's TAMCO Switchgear At The Forefront Of Sustainability And Renewable Energy Sources Integration

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:43 pm | ACN Newswire

WETEX 2023 Dubai strengthens the company's commitment to innovation and sustainability. KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - TAMCO Switchgear, an established leader in electrical distribution and control solutions will participate at the Water, Energy, ... More >>

Innovusion Delivers 200,000 LiDAR Units, Driving The Industry With Unprecedented Growth

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:41 pm | ACN Newswire

Leading provider of high-performance LiDAR sensors breaks record of delivered units SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 17, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Innovusion , a leading provider of high-performance LiDAR sensors and solutions, today announced that it has delivered ... More >>

TransNusa Becomes Second Indonesian Airline To Launch Guangzhou Flight

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:37 pm | ACN Newswire

TransNusa Offers Cheapest flight to China JAKARTA, Nov 17, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Southeast Asia’s first premium service airline, TransNusa, has made history in Indonesia by becoming the second Indonesian airline to have obtained approvals to ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Sends A Strong Message To COP28

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:20 pm | UN FAO

Transformation Towards An Inclusive And Resilient Agrifood System Is Critical To Achieving Global Climate Goals And Tackling Undernutrition 17/11/2023, Johor Bahru – An inclusive and resilient agrifood system is needed in the world’s most populous ... More >>

National Rallies And Marches Demanding Stop Bombing Gaza! End The Genocide! Ceasefire NOW!

Friday, 17 November 2023, 11:39 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

The shocking scenes at Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital are an affront to every human sensibility as Israel continues its wholesale slaughter of Palestinian civilians in Gaza. Israeli bombs and bullets have killed over 15,000 people including 6,403 ... More >>

Horn Of Africa: Over 100 Killed And 700,000 Displaced By El Nino Rains As Region Braces For More Wild Weather

Friday, 17 November 2023, 10:34 am | Save The Children

Devastating flash floods have killed at least 111 people, including 16 children, across the Horn of Africa in recent weeks, with more than 770,000 people displaced and rains showing no signs of slowing down, said Save the Children. Unrelenting rainfall ... More >>

Second Fire And Emergency Deployment Arrives In Queensland

Friday, 17 November 2023, 10:15 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

An increase in fire danger in Queensland means the arrival of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s next contingent of firefighters is timely. Favourable weather conditions in the past 10 days had seen the number of bushfires in the state drop from 70 to ... More >>

Stop The Violence! Ceasefire Now! Rally In Tāmaki Makaurau Sunday

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:39 am | Palestine Solidarity NZ

Supporters of Palestine will once more be marching this Sunday 19 November in Auckland. We are confident the majority of New Zealanders are behind our call for a ceasefire and condemnation of Israel’s genocidal slaughter of Palestinian civilians in Gaza. ... More >>

Providing Vital Winter Warmth To Ukraine - With Love From New Zealand

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:37 am | Kiwi K.A.R.E.

Manufacturing of stoves and water heaters in Kyiv New Zealand charitable organisation, Kiwi K.A.R.E (Kiwi Aid & Refugee Evacuation), which has been operating in Ukraine for nearly eighteen month's, supplying medical and humanitarian aid into ... More >>

The Duke Of Edinburgh Arrives In Aotearoa For 60th Of The Duke Of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:25 am | The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award

The Duke of Edinburgh, Global Patron of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award, has made the first stop on his Asia-Pacific trip where he’ll meet Award participants, volunteers and supporters across Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Indonesia. The ... More >>

Alert: Israel-Palestine Crisis: Security Council Calls For Urgent, Extended Humanitarian Pauses In Gaza

Friday, 17 November 2023, 1:08 am | UN News

15 November The Security Council passed a resolution Wednesday calling for the immediate release of all hostages held by Hamas and for urgent and extended humanitarian corridors throughout the enclave to save and protect civilian lives. The affirmative vote came ... More >>

Coalition Of Ministers Supporting Israel – COMS-Israel

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 2:16 pm | COMS Israel

The Coalition of Ministers Supporting Israel in New Zealand does not support the call for the expulsion of the Israeli Ambassador from New Zealand. We think the call by the Federation of Islamic Associations in New Zealand (FIANZ) is based on an incomplete ... More >>

Gaza: ‘Hospitals Are Not Battlegrounds’, Children’s Suffering Must Stop, UN Humanitarians Say

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:29 am | UN News

Children have been killed, maimed, abducted and denied assistance in Gaza, and the parties to the conflict must “stop this horror”, UN Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ) chief Catherine Russell said during a visit to the enclave as humanitarian operations ... More >>

Israel-Palestine Crisis: UN Emergency Relief Chief Unveils 10-point Plan ‘to Rein In The Carnage’

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:27 am | UN News

The UN’s top emergency relief official unveiled a 10-point plan “to rein in the carnage” in Gaza on Wednesday which focuses on a major expansion of aid into into the wartorn enclave, along with a new call for humanitarian ceasefires and the ... More >>

First Person: UNICEF Chief In Gaza Visit, Bears Witness To Grave Violations Against Children

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:26 am | UN News

Grave violations against children, including killing, maiming and abductions, are taking place in the Gaza Strip, according to the Executive Director on the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF. Catherine Russell visited Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis in the south ... More >>

Explainer: How Aid Reaches Gaza

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:24 am | UN News

The Rafah border crossing in Egypt has been called a lifeline into the besieged Gaza Strip, home to 2.3 million people, amid the escalating Israel-Palestine conflict. All other crossings were shuttered since hostilities began on 7 October. We took ... More >>

UN Entities Demand Immediate Release Of Staff Detained In Yemen

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 8:20 pm | OHCHR

It has been two years since two staff of UNESCO and the UN Human Rights Office were detained in Sana'a, Yemen. Since then, we have not received information about the reasons for their detention or their status, even though the Ansar Allah movement ... More >>

APEC Awards the First Bio-Circular Green Prize

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 7:42 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat San Francisco, The United States, 14 November 2023 Attesting to the sustainable commitment made by the 21 member economies through the Bangkok Goals , APEC announces the winners of the first ever Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) ... More >>

MSF Asking The Israeli Army & Hamas For A Safe Passage For Its Staff & All Civilians To Leave The Epicentre Of Fighting

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 1:43 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney/Jerusalem,15 November : This morning* bullets were fired into one of three MSF premises located near AlShifa hospital and sheltering MSF staff and their families – over 100 people, including 65 children, who ran out of food since yesterday night. ... More >>

BORN INTO WAR: About 15,000 Babies Expected To Be Born Into Crisis In Gaza By End Of 2023

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 10:19 am | Save The Children

About 15,000 babies are expected to be born in Gaza between 7 October and the end of 2023 with all of them at grave risk amid escalating violence and with medical care, water and food at crisis levels, Save the Children said. This projection by ... More >>


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