Posted on 3 December 2015 Adapted from the keynote speech she gave during the 2015 EuroPhilantopics, Onora O’Neill’s post on the EFC In Dialogue blog looks at the vital role trust, or rather trustworthiness, plays in relations between states, communities and citizens. The philosopher and Chair of the UK government’s Equality and Human Rights Commission argues that trustworthiness comes in […]
Posted on 27 October 2015 The French Foundation Centre CFF is organizing a number of events in Paris on the theme of Foundations and Climate, between 30 Nov and 11 Dec. Details of these can be found here http://www.centre-francais-fondations.org/cercles-themes/themes-1/climat/cop-21/cop-21-en. One of the events – Climate and Refugees will initiate discussion on this important challenge and provide an opportunity for associations and […]
Posted on 14 October 2015 In connection with the WFLED, Assifero is organizing workshops and panels: The role of Foundations as drivers for generating innovation and a meeting focused on the Italian Community foundations, with Jenny Hodgson, Director of the Global Fund for Community Foundations. On 16th October Assifero will also host the fifth edition of the Workshop on Foundations […]
Posted on 14 October 2015 At the heart of the refugee crisis is the inability to place and receive trust between states, state and citizen, and people and communities, built up over many years. EuroPhilantopics will provide an opportunity for foundations and policy makers to get to grips with the role ‘trust’ has to play in tackling the diverse political challenges of […]
Posted on 10 October 2015 Full programme available here Can we improve trustworthiness and the capability of institutions and communities to be more resilient, to be more prepared and to adapt in Europe? Don’t miss an opportunity to explore opportunities for collaboration and the identification of potential synergies among policy makers and practitioners, and to influence thinking on and approaches […]
Posted on 5 October 2015 The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and Alliance are carrying out a quick scan of what philanthropic actors are doing in response to the current refugee crisis. Input is requested by 16th October.
Posted on 5 October 2015 Ukraine
A flash-mob of some 100 staff members from different foundations with balloons (tea, cakes and smiles) symbolising projects and support provided by foundations celebrated European Day of Foundations and Donors in Kiev last week.