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Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

Amy McGoldrick 1 October 2019

‘Why is human rights so important to philanthropy? On one level, obviously, human rights underpins the rule of law, and is the basis for a democratically functioning society…but it’s also because some of the values at …


Fireside chat with Regan Ralph

Amy McGoldrick 27 September 2019

Full disclosure: there was no chat by a fire. Yet, as Autumn is slowly creeping up on London, with dowdy grey skies above and I-should-have-brought-a-bigger-coat level winds pushing through the streets, it was a relief …


Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

Alliance magazine 17 September 2019

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Charities Aid Foundation to discuss human rights and philanthropy. This event will take place on Thursday 26 September 2019 at 08:30 GMT. The …

Human rights has made giant strides, philanthropy can help drive movement through transition

Rebecca Cordell 15 September 2019

Many activists, policy makers, members of the public and scholars believe that human rights worldwide are getting worse. This month’s Alliance issue highlights the many challenges that human rights groups are facing today linked to …

New issue on Human rights philanthropy out now

Alliance magazine 3 September 2019

The September 2019 issue of Alliance magazine on Human rights philanthropy guest edited by Julie Broome (Ariadne), Carola Carazzone (Assifero), John Kabia (Fund for Global Human Rights) philanthropy is now available to read. At $2.8 billion per year, …

Charting a new course for the human rights movement

1 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 …

The global picture is changing

Rachel Thomas and Anna Koob 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

Increasing levels of human rights funding and its changing priorities mirror developments on both the global and local level, as fascinating research by the Human Rights Funders Network and Candid shows Our research maps the …

In profile: The human rights ecosystem

Alliance magazine 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The human rights movement is diverse and multi-faceted – an ecosystem of different actors working towards human rights ideals – as highlighted by this snapshot of the variety of actors in the sector  Grassroots rights …

The long haul for human rights: Interview with Adrian Arena

Julie Broome and Charles Keidan 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The human rights movement is facing difficult times. In these circumstances, human rights funders have a particularly important role to play in sustaining the fight. Adrian Arena of Oak Foundation is now a veteran in …