Can Sustainable Development be a stimulus for expanded civil society space?

Posted on 18 August 2017 | Environment & sustainable developmentSocio-economic development, poverty

One of the mounting concerns for philanthropy – especially for giving across international borders – is restrictions, large and small, placed by governments on civil society’s activities. Sometimes the concern is around a general phenomenon of civil society restrictions, while in other cases it is the ‘foreign funding’ dimension that is restricted.

Open Dialogue and the Future of Philanthropy

Posted on 10 August 2017 | Human rights, citizenship & democracy

How Open Dialogue among politicians can help Europe move beyond crisis and why the philanthropic sector should invest more in conversation spaces Caspar Kolster, Mercator European Dialogue Programme Assistant & Nike Pulda, Mercator European Dialogue Intern, The German Marshall Fund of the United States Round tables, waving strips of colourful paper, a room humming with […]

Building bridges on the Afghan-Tajik border

Posted on 1 August 2017 | Environment & sustainable developmentGlobal challenges, peace-buildingSocio-economic development, poverty

The construction of a sixth cross-border bridge and market, together with investments in local enterprise, aims to bring economic prosperity and regional stability to one of the most remote border areas in the world.

Moving forwards by reflecting back: Early Childhood Matters 2017

Posted on 10 July 2017 | Children & youthEmployment

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 young children and families around the world, first to celebrate and learn, but more importantly to provide hope and momentum for the long journey ahead.

GHR Foundation: Why focus on family care?

Posted on | Children & youth

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 stronger day-by-day.

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

Posted on 5 July 2017 | Environment & sustainable developmentFoundations' operationsGlobal challenges, peace-buildingSocio-economic development, poverty

An Aga Khan Development Network project company – Pamir Energy – established in 2002 with the Government of Tajikistan and the World Bank has won a prestigious Ashden Award for bringing clean energy to over a quarter of a million people in eastern Tajikistan and northern Afghanistan.




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