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Charting a new course for the human rights movement

Julie Broome, Carola Carazzone and John Kabia 3 September 2019

Philanthropy has a crucial role to play in supporting human rights groups to focus on people’s economic and social rights as well as promoting their civil and political freedoms Human rights philanthropy is not a …


The battle to build a human rights movement fit for the times

Charles Keidan 3 September 2019

The open, liberal, and democratic societies which human rights help to foster are under sustained attack. Right-wing governments and movements have harnessed popular discontent and trained fire on groups which human rights legislation was established …


Global Updates

Alliance magazine 3 September 2019

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2019 issue of Alliance: The Americas Wealthy philanthropists call on themselves to pay more tax Core and Cornell partnership to improve food …

#ERNOP2019: Philanthropy in the spotlight?

Alliance magazine 23 July 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s Ernop Conference in Basel. The conference gathered scholars from various disciplines sharing a motivation to discuss the achievements of philanthropy in the present day, …

Breaking Boundaries: Coverage from the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference

Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annual Conference in Singapore. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource providers …

Energy, curiosity and urgent questions on the AVPN agenda

Andrew Milner 9 July 2019

The 2019 AVPN conference in Singapore put its cards firmly on the table from the start. The focus would be on big themes: education, gender equality, hunger and malnutrition, and climate change – most of …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #Peacebuilding

Amy McGoldrick 2 July 2019

Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) opened its doors and welcomed attendees to Alliance magazine’s latest Breakfast Club on peace-building on a bright summer’s morning. ‘I suspect there are a few of us who would say that …

#NextPhilanthropy: Global and local views on the state of philanthropy

Alliance magazine 25 June 2019

#NextPhilanthropy and Alliance magazine host a panel at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim exploring global and local views on the state of philanthropy. Chaired by Alliance magazine editor Charles Keidan, this session …

International currents at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim

Andrew Milner 11 June 2019

As part of Deutscher Stiftungstag 2019 in Mannheim, the Association of German Foundations ran a series of English-language sessions to introduce an international perspective to the country’s foundation sector. The general conference theme of democracy …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 4 June 2019

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2019 issue of Alliance: The Americas Kresge first foundation to sign diversity pledge Are charities ready for the future of giving? RPA …