Contributors

Those who have contributed articles to our blog
  • Gill Greer, Co-editor of “The People’s Report”
  • Girol Karacaoglu, Professor and Head of Victoria University’s School of Government
  • Katharine Woolrych, International Relations and Development Studies Graduate
  • Mike Joy, IGPS Senior Research Assistant
  • Ronja Ievers, External Relations Coordinator for Hui E! Community Aotearoa
  • Sylvie McLean

Thank you to all of our contributors who have donated their time and expertise in composing articles that help inform others.

How to contribute to our blog

If you are interested in becoming a blog contributor, please read the following submission guidelines first:

  • We invite submissions of between 700 words and 1500 words in length.
  • The writing style should be aimed at an informed general New Zealand audience.
  • Sources should be APA referenced.
  • Suggested images need to be at least Creative Commons Attribution.
  • With an approved submission, you should include a short bio and (if possible) a professional headshot of reasonable resolution.
  • You grant permission for SDG.org.nz to host your submission.
Suggested themes include (but are not limited to):

Biodiversity
Climate change
Community engagement
Deforestation
Development cooperation
Disability visibility and inclusion
Discrimination
Domestic violence (reduce)
Economics
Ecosystems
Education
Emergency response
Employment
Ending all forms of malnutrition
Energy
Epidemiology
Eradication of extreme poverty

Financial risk protection
Food security
Freshwater  
Global partnership
Hazardous chemicals
Health and wellbeing
Health coverage
Human Rights
Improved nutrition
Indigenous peoples
Industrialization
Inequality (reduce)
Infrastructure
Innovation
International cooperation
Investment
Justice, peace, and strong institutions

Migration
Poaching and trafficking
Policy frameworks
Pollution
Production and consumption
Research and development
Safeguard cultural diversity and heritage
Seas and marine life
Small-scale food production
Social protection Sustainability
Sustainable agricultue
Sustainable tourism
Technologies
Waste management
Water and sanitation
Youth

If you would like to inquire about making a submission, please contact:

Maria DaRocha or Girol Karacaoglu

Steering group

Collaborating organisations and steering group members are:

  • Barbara Bedeschi, New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women
  • David Corner, IHC New Zealand Professor 
  • Girol Karacaoglu, School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Iris Pahau, Remutaka Māori Women’s Welfare League and Awe Consultants Ltd
  • Jack Boyle, New Zealand Post Primary Teachers Association
  • Dr Joanna Spratt, Oxfam New Zealand
  • Julie Haggie, Transparency International New Zealand
  • Karena Brown, E Tū
  • Ronja Ievers, Hui E! Community Aotearoa
  • Stephen Goodman, Volunteer Service Abroad

Special thanks to our funders.

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