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Development work celebrated at the 2017 Bond Awards

27 March 2017
Alliance magazine

At the Bond Annual Conference on Monday 20 March, the Bond International Development Awards were presented. Hosted by BBC journalist Zeinab Badawi, the awards ‘celebrate the inspiring humanitarian and development work’ of the Bond network, made up of over 450 member organisations. Out of over 45 entries, awards were given across six different categories. Orbis UK received the Campaign Award for their Vision for Zambia campaign. Sponsored by The Donkey Sanctuary, the award ‘recognizes international development …

Conference reports

A kite flies higher in windy conditions – reflections on the Bond Conference

27 March 2017
Kathryn Murrell

‘Disruption is the only certainty at the moment’, said Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso, director of African Monitor. That sentiment certainly feels true at the moment. The Bond Annual Conference 2017, a major gathering of international development organizations, was filled with open-ended questions of how philanthropy, civil society and even organisational communications can keep up with the changing pace of the world. The pace of the day was set with the opening keynote session on the topic of …

Civil society: contested and under pressure?

27 March 2017
Alliance magazine

CIVICUS have published the findings of their report, Contested and under pressure: a snapshot of the enabling environment of civil society …

Opinion

Why racial equity? Why now?

24 March 2017
Keecha Harris

This article was originally posted on the Center for Effective Philanthropy, on 16 March 2017. The original article can be found here. …

News

Rita Thapa appointed as new chair of GFCF board

24 March 2017
Alliance magazine

The Global Fund for Community Foundations has appointed Rita Thapa as the new chair of its board. She will succeed Gerry …