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Dan Lauer
Opinions - 10 July 2017

GHR Foundation: Why focus on family care?

From Sihanoukville, Cambodia to Makululu Compound in Zambia, we are seeing children reunited with their families. These communities, recovering from issues like conflict or the impact of HIV/AIDS, are getting…
Joan Lombardi
Opinions - 10 July 2017

Moving forwards by reflecting back: Early Childhood Matters 2017

With the publication of Early Childhood Matters last month, we once again shine a spotlight on the earliest years of life. We look back at advances made for…
Christopher Wilton-Steer
Opinions - 5 July 2017

Aga Khan Development Network project company – Pamir Energy – wins prestigious Ashden Award

We are honoured that an Aga Khan Development Network project company – Pamir Energy – established in 2002 with the Government of Tajikistan and the …
Wilneida Negrón
Opinions - 15 June 2017

10 tech issues that will impact social justice in 2017

his post originally appeared on the excellent Ford Foundation Equals Change blog earlier this year. In our increasingly complex and interconnected world, innovations in technology and data are…
Sarah Perrine
Opinions - 6 June 2017

Making a positive impact on Roma communities throughout Europe

20 participants of the EFC annual conference met to discuss the future of private donor funding on Roma inclusion. The EFC’s Forum for Roma Inclusion presented results from a mapping of…
Maria Fola
Opinions - 14 March 2017

Communicating Philanthropy: who is listening?

I am taking the liberty to slightly rephrase the key question raised during the launch meeting of communications professionals in philanthropy, kindly hosted by the European Foundation Centre in Brussels…
Alessio Mennecozzi
Opinions - 19 January 2017

Food sustainability: joining forces for a common goal

Our food system cannot feed us all. The world’s population is skyrocketing and climate change is affecting our planet. Facing the challenge of food sustainability is an urgent matter: we…
Rhodri Davies
Opinions - 19 January 2017

Can financial services companies use their blockchain experiments to help charities?

This post originally appeared on the givingthought.org website FinTech is a hot topic right now across the financial services industry, government and beyond. Policymakers recognise that the UK…
Opinions - 20 December 2016

May we all learn the true value of living and letting live

I am sitting in my office preparing for the closure of this year and thinking (rather than looking) forward to the beginning of the next and find little solace in…
Helene Bjerre-Nielsen
Opinions - 15 November 2016

Environmental funding – an overview

It is a pleasure for me to introduce the third EFC mapping of environmental funding by European foundations. In his forward to the mapping, European Commissioner for…
Richard Boyle
Opinions - 4 November 2016

Can philanthropy work effectively with government?

There is a growing interest in how government and philanthropic organisations can work together to achieve social goals. Working together is not a straightforward task. Governments and philanthropies have different…
Tine Wickers
Opinions - 4 October 2016

My kitchen

A culinary universe designed to engage children in cooking in school and at home MY kitchen was introduced to schools across Denmark for the first time in the fall of…
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