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Topic Icon 24 November 2020

Building a common framework for assessing, understanding and maximizing impact - Insights from the first Virtual Summit on Impact

The first edition of the Virtual Summit on Impact, organised by Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme and the EFC brought together 32 speakers, and 410 attendees from 57 countries for 11 hours of discussion and debate between 16-19 November. With...

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Philanthropy infrastructure, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 23 November 2020

"Being a woman through COVID-19" with the Diversity, Migration and Integration Thematic Network and Gender Equality Network

The EFC Diversity, Migration and Integration Thematic Network and Gender Equality Network came together to hold a joint meeting online on 9-10 November to explore the multifaceted topic of "Being a woman through COVID-19: race, gender and migration." The meeting...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Gender

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Philanthropy has a vital role in these challenging times - Vita interview with Delphine Moralis

Delphine Moralis, who joined the EFC as its new Chief Executive in September, spoke recently to Vita International about the role of philanthropy and the EFC in these critical times. During the interview, Delphine gives her thoughts on the unique...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Media, Philanthropy infrastructure

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Civitates award grants worth €2,467,000 to 11 independent public-interest journalism organisations across Europe

Civitates has awarded grants worth €2,467,000 to 11 independent public-interest journalism organisations to support the general operations of the organisations and strengthen independent journalism across Europe. The grants, awarded over 3 years, will form part of Civitates long-term support to...

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Democracy, Human Rights and Citizenship

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EVPA publish "Investing for Impact Toolkit" providing insight on the European impact ecosystem

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) has published the "Investing for Impact Toolkit" a guide that aims to assist newcomers to impact investing by providing insights on the European impact ecosystem. Throughout the publication, the 10 principles of the EVPA...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

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Bertelsmann Stiftung and AlgorithmWatch publish mapping exploring the deployment of Automated Decision-Making (ADM) and AI-based systems throughout Europe

Bertelsmann Stiftung and AlgorithmWatch have published the 2020 edition of ‘Automating Society’, mapping the deployment of Automated Decision-Making (ADM) and AI-based systems throughout Europe over the past two years. The mapping charts how the deployment of automated decision-making (ADM) and...

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Human Rights and Citizenship, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 30 October 2020

Counting Sex Workers In! campaign shines spotlight on sex worker-led advocacy and sex workers' rights

The Counting Sex Workers In! campaign, launched on 26 October, is shining a spotlight on sex worker-led advocacy and sex workers' rights. The campaign, by the The Count Me In! Consortium puts a spotlight on sex worker-led advocacy and highlights the...

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Gender, Human Rights and Citizenship

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Maecenata Stiftung publish "Understanding Civil Society in Europe" a study on the composition of civil society in Europe

Maecenata Stiftung has published "Understanding Civil Society in Europe" a new study offering a brief overview of the composition of civil society in Europe. The publication, commissioned by Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, assesses the scope and scale of European civil society...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 27 October 2020

Applications now open for the 2021 edition of the EFC Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia-Europe

Modern Russian philanthropy is a relatively young, dynamic and growing sector, and as such it faces multiple challenges as well as many untapped opportunities, especially in light of the current pandemic. Against this backdrop, 20 philanthropy professionals from Russia and...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

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