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World Humanitarian Summit: Philanthropy’s presence and potential

Natalie Ross 27 May 2016

At the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, more than 6000 attendees discussed how the global community delivers aid for the world’s most vulnerable people, especially given commitments to leave no one behind within the …

Alleviating global poverty: can charity and philanthropy do more?

1 Neelam Makhijani 16 September 2013

Last week I took part in a panel discussion on the role of charities in alleviating global poverty, held to coincide with the UN’s first International Day of Charity. As moderator Matthew Bishop, chief of …