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David Sampson

David Sampson 17 May 2018

Go West! Philanthropy’s role in supporting LGBTI rights in West Africa and beyond

The Baring Foundation’s International Development programme has just made its first grants in West Africa to address discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and communities. The Foundation’s Deputy Director, David Sampson, …

David Sampson 4 December 2014

Citizen Action, People Power: CIVICUS’s International Civil Society Week 2014

It was very easy to leave Johannesburg after CIVICUS’s International Civil Society Week (19-25 November) feeling buoyed up by the possibilities of citizen action and people’s power. After all, we were there to celebrate 20 …