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Topic Icon 24 May 2019

EFC Annual Review and Financial Statement 2018

The EFC has published its 2018 Annual Review and Financial Statement, following their approval during the Annual General Assembly of its annual conference in Paris. Download the Annual Review Download the Financial Statement

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Middle Plenary Paris 2019 - Égalité

Kicking off this session, which focused on the notion of “égalité” and philanthropy’s role in creating more equal societies, Zhora Moosa, Executive Director of MamaCash and plenary moderator, stressed that there are “infinite combinations” of inequalities depending on where one...

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Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 22 May 2019

Joint press release: DAFNE and EFC welcome EESC call for an enabling environment for philanthropy

Brussels, 22 May 2019 - Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) and the European Foundation Centre (EFC) welcome the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adoption on 15 May of an Opinion on the European philanthropy sector. The Opinion...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 22 May 2019

Opening Plenary Paris 2019 - Liberté

‘’Are you a free man?’’ asked Laurence de Nervaux, the moderator of the Opening Plenary, to Plantu, the French cartoonist who had arrived at the conference with a bodyguard, a vestige of the Charlie Hebdo attacks four years previous, and...

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Arts and Culture, Democracy, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

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Fondazione 1563 calls for applications for their summer school 'Rethinking the Baroque (XVII and XVIII centuries) - new historical and critical perspectives'

Since 2012 the Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo (Fondazione 1563) has been actively organising and promoting a Study Programme on the Age and the Culture of Baroque, directed by Professor Michela di Macco....

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Arts and Culture

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Fondazione 1563 calls for applications for 'The Age and the Culture of the Baroque' fellowship program 2019

The Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo (Fondazione 1563) Study Program on the Age and the Culture of Baroque aims to promote research devoted to Baroque studies and provide young scholars with suitable titles...

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Arts and Culture

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Press release: EFC’s newly launched website reflects the dynamic and diverse face of philanthropy

Brussels, 14 May 2019 – Today, as part of its 30th anniversary activities, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched its new website one week ahead of the start of its Annual Conference in Paris.  Adopting a new approach and easier...

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Media

Topic Icon 29 April 2019

IKEA Foundation provides €33 million endowment to Ingvar Kamprad Design Centre at Lund University

The IKEA Foundation has provided a €33 million endowment to secure the development of the next generation of industrial-design professionals at the Ingvar Kamprad Design Centre at Lund University. The endowment, conducted in memory of the founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad, will enable...

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Children and Youth, Education, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 29 April 2019

Call for Papers: III International Congress Technology and Tourism for Diversity

The organisers of the III International Congress Technology and Tourism for Diversity, Fundación ONCE have announced a call for papers to be presented at the event in Malaga, Spain on 23-25 October. As with previous editions, the Congress will feature amongst its discussions and...

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Arts and Culture, Disability, Research, Science and Technology

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