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MIL-OSI New Zealand: CPAG’s 2018 Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker Len Cook

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, English, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: CPAG’s 2018 Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker Len Cook

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 19 June 2018 We would love for our supporters and members to join us on Wednesday 25 July for: CPAG’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (6.30pm) Are you a current member of CPAG and passionate about the well-being of New Zealand children? Would you like to play a bigger part […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greenpeace USA report shows pipeline company behind new anti-protest legislation in the US

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Health, Human Rights, Justice, law, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greenpeace USA report shows pipeline company behind new anti-protest legislation in the US

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Washington, DC — A new Greenpeace USA report shows how Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind the Dakota Access pipeline, along with the fossil fuel industry advocated and lobbied for legislation in the US aimed at restricting and criminalising protest. The report also finds abuses on human rights, freedom of speech […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: These banks are still funding dangerous oil pipelines — here’s how you can stop them

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Human Rights, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: These banks are still funding dangerous oil pipelines — here’s how you can stop them

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace activists, in solidarity with Indigenous water protectors, protest outside a Citibank branch in Washington, DC. Citibank is one of the twelve ‘Dirty Dozen’ global banks that must cut its funding to tar sands oil pipelines. Citibank is one of the largest institutions and creditors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: CPAG urges immediate action on sanctions where there are children

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Culture, Economics, Economy, English, Health, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: CPAG urges immediate action on sanctions where there are children

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 15 June 2018 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says New Zealand must take heed of UK studies into the ineffectiveness and negative outcomes of welfare sanctions. The Guardian reports that a major recent UK study found “benefit sanctions do little to enhance people’s motivation to prepare for, seek or […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Korea, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Technology, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Remember the time we gave Samsung stores a makeover… Greenpeace activists protest Samsung to commit to using 100% clean energy. The environmental activists hang a 40m2 banner over a Samsung advertisement on the walls of the Berlin Palace that reads: ‘Go 100% renewable energy now!’. © Mike Schmidt / Greenpeace Or […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam’s reaction to decision on Oxfam Great Britain’s work in Haiti

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, British, Culture, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Economy, English, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam’s reaction to decision on Oxfam Great Britain’s work in Haiti

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam is disappointed but understands the Haiti Government’s decision to withdraw Oxfam Great Britain’s permission to work in Haiti. The behaviour of some former Oxfam staff working in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake was completely unacceptable. We have apologised to the government and the Haitian people for what happened. From 2011, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Korea, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Technology, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Samsung Electronics officially announced today its plan to commit to 100% renewable energy in the United States, Europe and China by 2020. This major commitment – the first by an electronics manufacturing company in Asia – comes after months of campaigning and global protests calling on Samsung to urgently set a clear renewable energy […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes, threatens NZ’s rivers

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Labour, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes, threatens NZ’s rivers

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand It’s been revealed that a rich-lister Gary Rooney looks set to bail out the ailing South Canterbury irrigation scheme, Hunter Downs. Rooney also bailed out another Canterbury irrigation scheme, the Hurunui Water Project in 2016. The Hurunui scheme is still struggling to find adequate funds. Rooney’s companies have also profited from […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 5 ways people are standing up to oil pipeline companies

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 5 ways people are standing up to oil pipeline companies

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand All over the world, people are getting more concerned about the threats posed by major new oil pipelines. They’re prone to spills and, as a result, they’re a serious risk to clean water and the wildlife, ecosystems and communities living along their routes. In fact, pipelines belonging to just three companies […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Hodeida offensive must be stopped to save lives and the chance for peace

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Hodeida offensive must be stopped to save lives and the chance for peace

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The UN and NGOs received warnings over the weekend for staff to evacuate Hodeida by Tuesday ahead of the offensive, affirming the humanitarian community’s worst fears for Yemen. The UN peace envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths has already said that this attack would “take peace off the table in a single […]

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