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Ben Parker
Co-founder of , watching the aid business, Syria, Horn of Africa. Have a confidential tipoff? Use open DM / ben@irinnews.org / WhatsApp: + 447808791267
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Ben Parker Jan 15
Replying to @PRHHO
IMA World Health
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Leading Edge Programme Jan 15
Over 1,000 people registered for ! Are you one of them? If not, follow the link below ⤵️
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National Police Service-Kenya Jan 15
PRESS STATEMENT We regret to confirm that at approximately 3pm today, a group of armed assailants attacked the Dusit Complex in a suspected terror attack. Security and emergency teams immediately responded to the incident and have cordoned off the area. The situation is being..
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Fadwa AbedRabou Baroud Jan 15
The United Nations in the Syrian Arab Republic statement expressing concern for the pro... via
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Ben Parker Jan 14
Some NGO M&A news:
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Copernicus EU Jan 12
🇱🇧 ❄️ Intense snow episodes have not only affected Europe, but also , amplifying the hardships affecting the 1.2 to 1.3 million Syrian refugees that are hosted by the country (with a 1:4 ratio of refugees to nationals!) Read below 🇪🇺🛰 image acquired yesterday
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GIJN Africa Jan 11
. is looking for a deputy editor. They will work with the Editor to commission writers, edit articles, and support fundraising activities. They will also help drive the focus and themes of the magazine. Deadline is 10 February.
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Luca Belli Jan 10
. is opening 6 *full-time* positions to fight ahead of ● Analytics Director ● Investigative Journalism Director ● Online Research Director ● Media Director ● Creative Content Director ● Legal Director
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Matthew Tostevin Jan 10
Terrible disappointment as High Court confirms conviction and sentence against reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. Myanmar has missed an opportunity to correct an injustice.
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Ben Parker Jan 10
Perhaps check the photo is actually of next time, counsel?
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Ben Parker Jan 10
My favourite word of the year from this piece: '“moordstrookje” in Belgian Dutch, literally “murder strip,” “referring to a narrow bike path that is too close to the road, so many cyclists are killed on it'
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Charles Kenny Jan 10
Replying to @charlesjkenny
And the random chance that an American would be selected out of a global population twelve times running is 0.0000000000000045559% Suggesting that being an American is a very strongly significant indicator of merit according to the World Bank board.
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Ben Parker Jan 10
Today's release of final 2017 ODA aid data from shows its members maintaining a steady $147 billion in total aid (development, humanitarian, and some related domestic costs).
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Amanda Glassman Jan 10
The still loans ~$2 billion/yr to despite the country’s lending “graduation” in 2016. & has the latest on why we should be talking more about modulation – and less about graduation – of lending standards.
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Ben Parker Jan 10
Private investors in the 's pandemic insurance facility haven't lost a penny to tackle the two Ebola outbreaks in . They only start to pay if it spreads into a second country:
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Ben Parker Jan 10
Replying to @HSlimICRC @PRHHO
Surely there is nothing that is "always necessary", since there are plenty of countries that don't have any foreign aid agencies running around?
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Start Network Jan 10
Six aid policy priorities to watch in 2019 - highlights the humanitarian principles under attack and changes to the traditional buisness model, incl new financing, cash and home-grown aid
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OSE_Yemen Jan 9
Full text and video of the Briefing of the Special Envoy for to the Security Council:
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Bastian Obermayer Jan 9
Replying to @BoingBoing
Actually, a number of people went to jail over the Panama Papers already, last but not least the Pakistani Prime Minister. Pelins case is a tragedy anyway. Shame over Turkey.
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Ben Parker Jan 9
Replying to @UNReliefChief
Medical evacuations from Sana'a are blocked by "unacceptable pre-conditions" in -- . There a more new details in the briefing here:
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