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Topic Icon 20 July 2021

Barilla Centre for Food and Nutrition and Economist Intelligence Unit present Fixing Food 2021 report

The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition and Economist Intelligence Unit have presented their joint report "Fixing Food 2021: An opportunity for G20 countries to lead the way" examining how G20 countries are performing on the three pillars of food...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building

Topic Icon 05 July 2021

Philanthropy Advocacy states concerns about new Dutch draft law

The Philanthropy Advocacy initiative prepared and submitted comments to the online consultation on the Dutch act on transparency of civil society organisations of the Netherlands. We have collaborated closely on the matter with the FIN (the Dutch foundation network), which...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 05 July 2021

A warm EFC welcome to our newest members and affiliates!

The EFC welcomes its latest members and affiliates to its worldwide network of philanthropic organisations! To find out more on EFC membership and what it can provide visit here. Our new members: Karel Komarek Family Foundation - Czech Republic Established...

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Arts and Culture, Children and Youth, Democracy, Disaster Relief, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Education, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 02 July 2021

International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change launched by WINGS

The International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change is a new initiative by WINGS calling on all foundations, regardless of mission, status or geographic location, to come together and signal their commitment towards climate action. The growing climate emergency presents a...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 01 July 2021

EFC launches series of four podcasts in advance of Annual Conference 2021 in Vienna

How can philanthropy build on the momentum of the innovations of the past two years to help accelerate real sustainable change, not in the distant future, but right here and now? With no vaccine for the climate crisis, and no...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 28 June 2021

EATG publishes report on impact of HIV on mental health

The European Aids Treatment Group (EATG) has published a new report exploring the mental health of people living with HIV and staff of organisations working in the field. The report presents the findings of an exploratory, cross-sectional study which focused...

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Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 24 June 2021

IKEA Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation establish $1 billion distributed renewable energy initiative

The IKEA Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation have announced they will join forces to establish a $1 billion initiative to support distributed renewable energy. The initiative will see the creation of a global platform that will seek to stop 1...

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

Topic Icon 22 June 2021

Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin awarded 25th Aydın Doğan Award

The Aydın Doğan Foundation has announced Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin as the recipients of the 25th Aydın Doğan Award, one of the most prestigious awards in Turkey that recognises contributions to culture, art, literature, and science. Özlem Türeci and...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 21 June 2021

Applications now open for the new Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe

Apply now Applications are now open for the new Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe, organised in partnership with the Asian Venture Philanthropy Association with support from the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, Oak Foundation and Ford Foundation India. Philanthropy has a very...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

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