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International Day of Peace 2020

International Day of PeaceIn the humanitarian sector, few days are more momentous than the International Day of Peace. Originally established in 1981 by the United Nations, it occurs annually on the 21st of September. This year marks the 39th time the International Day of Peace has been observed across the globe. The International Day of

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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian DayWednesday, 19 August marks World Humanitarian Day. For the international development community, this is an especially significant day. It was first established in 2009 by the United Nations, to commemorate the 22 people killed in the 2003 bomb attack on the Canal Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq. In essence, World Humanitarian Day recognises the

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[GN World Stories #1] Facing the battle together

[GN World Stories #1] Facing the battle together The current coronavirus pandemic has seen devastating effects across the globe. In many ways, this crisis has shone a light on deep-rooted systemic inequities and the far-reaching effects of economic disparities. The pandemic has highlighted the link between national wealth and the potential for health and economic resilience,

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Good Neighbour #3. Jenny McKechnie

Introducing our new treasurer! Good Neighbour #3: Jenny In the third Interviews with our Good Neighbours, where we feature stories of those involved with Good Neighbors Australia, our focus is on #GoodNeighbour Jenny McKechnie! Affectionately known as Mama Jenny in the team, she first joined us in November 2019, and mainly provided advice on our monetary-related