Good Practices

Topic Icon 10 March 2019


UNLEASH is a global innovation lab that brings together people from all over the world to transform 1,000 personal insights into hundreds of ideas, and build lasting global networks around the Sustainable Development Goals. UNLEASH is a non-profit started in...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building

Topic Icon 10 February 2019

The Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform

There is a growing concern about the absence of mental health from major health and development declarations, including the Millennium Development Goals and the Declaration of the UN High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases.  Many countries believe that the time...

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Health and Well-being, Human Rights and Citizenship

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Art for Social Change at The Lowry

50 young carers, 75 looked-after children and 1,000 young people who are NEET6 or at-risk of being NEET, 260 practitioners will also benefit from the project activities. As part of the work of the Lowry Centre Trust, the Art for...

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Arts and Culture, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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L’École de la philanthropie

The L’École de la philanthropie (School of philanthropy) is an initiative in France that utilises philanthropy as a tool to teach children about civic engagement. The project, began in 2011 with the backing of Fondations Edmond de Rothschild, has since...

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Children and Youth, Education

Topic Icon 13 December 2018


INTESYS was a three year (November 2015 – October 2018) project co-funded by the European Commission's Erasmus+ Programme aimed at ensuring that children and families in vulnerable situations have access to high quality and integrated services. There is growing evidence...

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Children and Youth, Health and Well-being

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Girls First Fund

The Girls First Fund is a donor collaborative supported by leading philanthropic organisations and individual philanthropists who have come together to champion community-led efforts so that all girls can live free from child marriage and create their own future. It...

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Children and Youth, Gender, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 20 January 2018

A Sugar Theater

A Sugar Theater is a research exhibition collaboratively created by artists and researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen that presents research on some of the many roles sugar plays in health and...

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Health and Well-being, Research, Science and Technology

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Fondo de Ciencia

With the Fondo de Ciencia (Science Fund), Fundación Barrié aimed at creating a means to foster the generation of economic returns out of excellent research produced in Galicia. The fund exclusively supports research groups that are working on high quality...

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Research, Science and Technology, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 16 May 2017


The Istanbul95 programme is a mapping exercise, by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, conducted on young children in the city of Istanbul, the first step towards scaling up services aiming to reach more children in poverty. The maps, produced with...

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Children and Youth, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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