International, Foreign Affairs & National Security, General/Other News
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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
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
Fazila Farouk of South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) in Johannesburg speaks to Piroshaw Camay, executive director of the Co-operative for Research and Education, about the scope...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
United Nations officials and civil society organizations reveal that false charges, murderous intentions and prosecutions are attacking activists around the world.
This alarming report causes...more
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
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
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 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
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