European Democracy Network meeting – Influencing policy: Bringing new voices to the policy environment

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November 2017

EU Disability Law and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

13 November 2017 - 14 November 2017 | ERA Metzer Allee 4, Trier, Germany | Disability Human rights, citizenship & democracy

The aim of this seminar is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and legal tools to use the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) combined with relevant EU law in their daily practice....

Communications Professionals in Philanthropy | Strengthening communications capacity: Your foundation’s and your partners’

16 November 2017 - 17 November 2017 | Nordea Fonden Overgaden Neden Vandet 11, København K, 1414 Denmark | Foundations' operations

The EFC Communications Professionals meeting will take place on 16th and 17th November 2017 in Copenhagen and will be hosted by Nordea Fonden....

Ruderman Inclusion Summit 2017

19 November 2017 - 20 November 2017 | Seaport World Trade Centre 1 Seaport Ln, Boston, MA 02210 United States | Arts & culture Disability Research, science & technology

The Ruderman Inclusion Summit 2017 is a two day event that aims to inspire, motivate, and arm attendees with the know how to keep up the work of advancing full inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of life. It will be held on 19-20 November at the Seaport World Trade Centre, Boston. ...

Raymond Georis Debate: Philanthropy and public policy: legitimate players or interlopers?

21 November 2017 @ 18:30 - 19:30 | Philanthropy House Rue Royale 94, Brussels, 1000 Belgium | Foundations' operations Global challenges, peace-building

Philanthropic representatives have begun to take a critical look on the legitimacy of philanthropic organisations working in the sphere of public policy and advocacy. At the same time, politicians and media are questioning the sector’s legitimacy. This debate is an opportunity for a peer reflection and discussion on our work and how it projects to other actors in society....

Disability Thematic Network Autumn Forum

23 November 2017 - 24 November 2017 | Philanthropy House Rue Royale 94, Brussels, 1000 Belgium | Disability

This meeting is a key opportunity for foundations working on a range of issues relating to disability including how to mainstream disability, to connect with each other and to explore potential synergies and collaboration. The event will also mark the official launch of the mapping ‘Institutional philanthropy – a focus on disability’ recently commissioned by the EFC Disability Thematic Network (DTN)....

The Role of Social Innovation in Education – Final Conference

23 November 2017 @ 09:30 - 13:30 | Palazzo Giustiniani Via della Dogana Vecchia, 29, Roma, 00186 Italy | Children & youth Education

As detailed by the ACHAB, different approaches can be adopted to deal with affordability of university education. The purpose of this project is testing the effectiveness of a particular type of asset building in facilitating access to post-secondary education. The...

European Environmental Funders Group 7th Annual Meeting “Connect and learn together”

29 November 2017 @ 12:00 - 30 November 2017 @ 14:30 | Philanthropy House Rue Royale 94, Brussels, 1000 Belgium | Environment & sustainable development

The EEFG 7th annual meeting will give funders and diverse stakeholders a chance to connect and exchange intelligence, and will provide a space for strategic reflection on funding opportunities and collaboration....

December 2017

International Civil Society Week 2017

4 December 2017 @ 09:00 - 8 December 2017 @ 17:00 | University of the South Pacific Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji | Diversity, migration & social inclusion Environment & sustainable development Global challenges, peace-building Human rights, citizenship & democracy Research, science & technology Socio-economic development, poverty

International Civil Society Week (ICSW) is a key global gathering for civil society and other stakeholders to engage constructively in finding common solutions to global challenges. ...

The Barilla Centre for Food and Nutrition hosts 8th International Forum

4 December 2017 @ 14:00 - 5 December 2017 @ 17:10 | HangarBicocca Via Chiese, 2, Milan, 20126 Italy | Environment & sustainable development Foundations' operations Global challenges, peace-building Research, science & technology Socio-economic development, poverty

As stated by the BCFN, the Forum is the international platform of dialogue and networking, aimed at identifying how to create solutions for environmental, health and socio- economic challenges that are affecting the current food system....

January 2018

European Democracy Network meeting – Influencing policy: Bringing new voices to the policy environment

January 11 @ 10:30 - 17:00 | Philanthropy House Rue Royale 94, Brussels, 1000 Belgium | Human rights, citizenship & democracy

The European Democracy Network meeting will centre on shaping policy at high level, and engaging think tanks and decision-makers who are already a key part of the system. In particular, it will explore new or experimental ways of influencing policy...

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