The UN has launched the Platform for Action, Commitments and Transformation (PACT). The interactive platform allows users to browse through the commitments governments, NGOs, the UN, and the private sector made at the World Humanitarian Summit. (Read more...)
On September 20, the co-hosts of the Leaders' Summit on Refugees--the governments of Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, Jordan, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States--issued a joint statement declaring their support for the outcomes of the summit. Among the results from the summit, which took place on the margins of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York: dozens of countries have agreed to accept more migrants in 2016 and 2017 than they did in 2015 and also pledged an additional $4.5 billion in refugee aid. (Read more...)
NGOs have welcomed Kenya’s decision to soften its position to close the Dadaab refugee camp--the world's largest--this year and send back Somali refugees until Somalia stabilizes. (Read more...)
During the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, held from May 23 to 24, 2016 in Istanbul, participants announced thousands of commitments to turn UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Agenda for Humanity into reality. The Commitments to Action report provides an analysis of the commitments made as part of the Summit process. According to the report, the majority of commitments were pledged by NGOs (38%) followed by Member States (29%). (Read more...)
The Global Innovation Exchange--an online marketplace for innovations that address humanity's greatest challenges--invites innovators, funders, innovation-support organizations and others interested in supporting, scaling and solving development challenges to join its community. (Read more...)
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DIFI is a leading global academic institute based in Qatar. It conducts research and scholarship on the legal, sociological, and scientific basis of the family as the natural and fundamental group unit of society.
READ to RISE is an NGO committed to promoting youth literacy in under-resourced communities in South Africa.
Routes 2 Roots, as an NGO, endeavors to bring together people, cultures and values across the eight SAARC countries (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation), and in particular, India and Pakistan.

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