From November 28 to 29, WANGO participated in a UN meeting on "The Role of African CSOs in Preventing Violent Extremism in Africa" in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting brought together policymakers and representatives of CSOs and 'frontline communities' to share best practices in preventing 'push' and 'pull' drivers of violent extremism, explore ways to deepen cooperation, and develop ideas to strengthen the role of local civil society to prevent violent extremism. (Read more...)
Nearly one million Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar are now in Bangladesh. Some international NGOs are honing their strategies to assist refugees when there are mass entries from the Burmese side of the river Naf. (Read more...)
In observance of World Cities Day 2017, the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS), together with the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union (AU) to the UN, the Permanent Mission of Gambia to the UN, and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), held its 12th annual forum from October 30 to 31 in New York. The event, which was supported by WANGO, focused on the theme "Promoting Effective Planning and Management of Urban Spatial Development." (Read more...)
Facebook has announced that it will again partner with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to match up to $2 million of funds raised on Facebook for U.S. nonprofits on this year's #GivingTuesday on November 28. Make sure your nonprofit is set up to take advantage of the matching funds by using Facebook’s charitable giving tools. (Read more...)
GlobalGiving offers its top tips for small NGOs to improve their fundraising, in this article. (Read more...)
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