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Walter Veirs

Blog 1 Walter Veirs 5 June 2013

There’s a drumming sound inside my head….

The musical interlude at the opening plenary of last week’s European Foundation Centre annual conference in Copenhagen didn’t just revive me. It impressed upon me the urgency of the issues being discussed. Our populations and …

Special feature Walter Veirs 1 March 2011

YEPP – Why it was worth it

The Youth Empowerment Partnership Programme (YEPP) has made important contributions to the field of youth and community empowerment – and we believe resulted in sustainable change. Part of YEPP’s success – and its legacy – …

Conference Report Walter Veirs 1 December 2007 For Subscribers

Grantmakers East Forum

Innovation was the theme of this year’s Grantmakers East Forum (the conference of the renamed Grantmakers East Group), which took place in Tallinn in October. In the past the event has been dominated by large …