International, Foreign Affairs & National Security, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
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
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
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
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
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
In an interview with Slate magazine, Zambian-born, Oxford-educated international economist, Dambisa Moyo contends that the international aid model is broken and that aid programs actually leave...more
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.