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2016 GPF Conference

Day three of the 2016 Global Philanthropy Forum

Alecia Foster 8 April 2016

Cairo. Seoul. Moscow. Silicon Valley? Yes, the U.S. State Department has recently opened an office in the foreign land of tech giants.  ‘Technology has an incredible ability to move the needle and move things forward,’ …

Day two of the 2016 Global Philanthropy Forum

Alecia Foster 7 April 2016

Meeting the needs of the displaced – Thinking long term. Deogratias ‘Deo’ Niyizonkiza was forced to flee Burundi in the early 1990s after war broke out between the Hutus and Tutsis. Many of the things …

2016 Global Philanthropy Forum’s opening plenary

Alecia Foster 6 April 2016

Whether in search of economic opportunity, safety or meaning, people are on the move as never before and as a result, an estimated 60 million people world-wide are now considered refugees or internally displaced persons. …

2016 GPF Conference: Filling the Gaps in Humanitarian Aid

Peter Laugharn 5 April 2016

Over the past fifteen years, the demand for humanitarian aid has increased dramatically. The world currently spends $25 billion to provide assistance to 125 million people, and according to a UN High-Level Panel on Humanitarian …

2016 GPF Conference: People on the Move

Chris Stone 5 April 2016

People on the move are challenging class claims, blurring boundaries, redefining nations and asserting their own individual and cultural identities. As a result, labor markets are changing, social orders are evolving and states are transforming. …