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International Conservation Caucus Foundation

Remarks at the International Conservation Caucus Foundation  

Philanthropy must shift to invest more in disaster prevention

Philanthropy groups must be a part of the global shift towards ending humanitarian need by investing significantly more in disaster prevention, a new report finds.  

New opportunities for women artisans in Upper Egypt

A UNDP project is helping improve food security and enhance basic and public services for the marginalized communities and people of Upper Egypt.  

From seed to market, transforming agriculture in Ethiopia

A programme is helping smallholder farmers improve planting practices and marketing techniques, increasing crop yields and income.  

Philanthropy as an Emerging Contributor to Development Cooperation

Philanthropy’s contributions to international development should be better measured, and enable a better understanding of the range of potential grantees working on development themes.  

Philanthropy leaders call for greater role in tackling global challenges defined in new Sustainable Development Goals

Today, more than 150 leaders from philanthropy, government, UN agencies, civil society, and business are meeting to consider how the philanthropy community can connect more with the Sustainable…  

Foundations and civil society organizations convene during UN Week to advance Post 2015 development agenda

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were at the heart of discussions on 27 September, as various stakeholders met at the Ford Foundation in New York to discuss how philanthropies and their civil…  

Through better giving, improving lives

As the fasting month of Ramadhan – a time of introspection and good works – comes to a close, it seems appropriate to reflect on the ways we can better strive to help those who need it most.

Stronger partnerships with foundations to take sustainable development further

“If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together.”

This old African proverb underpins UNDP’s engagement with philanthropic foundations for the implementation of…  

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