International, Foreign Affairs & National Security, General/Other News
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Social Spider CIC director David Floyd wonders how delivering existing public services more cheaply can work towards social innovation.
Floyd delves into issues concerning policy-level...more
The governments of the United States, Australia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Ireland, Japan, Libya, Lithuania, Mexico, Mongolia, the Netherlands, Norway,...more
Civil society leaders are gearing up for equitable development while the United Nations is working on a scheme to succeed the Millennium Development Goals beyond 2015.
During a recent meeting on...more
IRS-certified volunteers are going to start to offer free tax preparation services in an effort to assist workers who are earning less than $57,000/year in the process of determining if they qualify...more
UConn, in a simulation of the United Nations, will hold a debate on civic engagement and discuss current and pressing foreign policy issues.
The debate will shed light on the deep-seated issue on...more
A delegation by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) led by Chairperson Roslyn M. Brock recently met face to face with the Haitian administration.
In Politics of Post-Civil Society: Contemporary History of Political Movements in India, Ajay Gudavarthy takes a stab to chart the discourse and politics of contemporary political movements in...more
The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) assembled civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Philippines at the Cebu Grand Hotel for the government agency's...more
SwitchPoint 2014, an annual two-day conference, will gather experts, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists around the world to form partnerships, address and solve the major global health and...more
Craig Dearden-Phillips, who writes for The Guardian, attended a a conference in Moscow.
Craig explains that the social innovations conference is an eye-opener. He dishes out three points he has...more