International, Foreign Affairs & National Security, General/Other News
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A recent report stated that Myanmar President, U Thein Sein, has outlined the crucial role that different civil society organizations play in the political development of his country.
Crowdfunding is seen as a fuel for economic development for people in Africa to fund their business ventures and creative projects.
A bottom-up approach to funding, crowdfunding is especially...more
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
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
The British Council has convened five policy conferences across Europe to discuss the future of social enterprise - the Vision of Social Enterprise in Europe in 2020.
The first of these...more
The African Philanthropy Forum (APF), an affiliate of the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF), partakes in networking with various philanthropists to discuss the expansion of strategic philanthropy by...more
African philanthropists establish a new African Philanthropy Forum to expand strategic philanthropy in Africa.
The new forum is an affiliate of the San Francisco-based Global Philanthropy Forum...more
Dasra, India's leading philanthropy foundation, gives out $800,000 (Rs 4.47 crore) to six organizations in India.
The objective of the grant is to establish a stronger infrastructure for the...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
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.