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IHRFG 17 April 2017

What lessons can human rights funders learn from the Ebola outbreak?

It’s been over a year since the WHO officially declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst outbreak of the disease on record. While the immediate crisis is over, much remains …

IHRFG 15 February 2017

The world is upside-down. What are human rights funders doing to turn it over?

On January 21, one day after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, an estimated four million people participated in the Women’s March on Washington and sister marches worldwide. There was a mix of feelings …

IHRFG 8 December 2016

Learning visit reflection: the value of coordinated support for refugees

This article originally appeared on the IHRFG‘s blog, on 1 December 2016. The original article can be found here. Driving up to the Zataari refugee camp is overwhelming. The massive size of the camp is visible …

IHRFG 7 December 2016

Learning visit reflection: forced migration challenges and opportunities for funders

This article originally appeared on the IHRFG‘s blog, on 1 December 2016. The original article can be found here. Following the IHRFG/Ariadne Funder Learning Visit to Jordan, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Funders Working …

IHRFG 11 July 2016

Human rights philanthropy when the walls come down

In the world of philanthropy, it’s easy to get a meeting but hard to get the unvarnished truth. For this reason, my favorite moments in my decade as a grantmaker were when the walls came down—when …