From September 13 to 27, the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) will bring together heads of states and governments to address the world's most pressing challenges and take part in high-level discussions on transforming education, tackling the food crisis, and the ongoing war in Ukraine. Also being held during the UNGA will be the third SDG Moment, which will provide an opportunity to refocus attention on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and build momentum for the SDG Summit in 2023. For special coverage of this year's General Assembly, please click on the headline above. (Read more...)
Italy-based NGO Rishilpi International Onlus, a WANGO member, has experienced increased demand for its services in southwestern Bangladesh due to a rise in early school drop-out, poverty and, thus, early marriages, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more than 45 years it has provided educational and health services and runs public awareness and advocacy campaigns on hygiene and maternal and child health. It is now looking to partner with international foundations and NGOs and other international organizations to increase its impact in Bangladesh. To learn more, please click on the headline above. (Read more...)
The World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Meditation Center (WIPO Center) is a neutral, international nonprofit dispute resolution body that offers alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options, such as mediation and arbitration, to enable organizations to settle their intellectual property (IP), information technology (IT), and commercial disputes. The mediation procedures the Center provides has been particularly beneficial to NGOs involved in such disputes. The Center also offers a variety of free tools and resources, including webinars and an interactive clause generator. To learn more about the Center, please click on the headline above. (Read more...)
U.S.-based NGOs that are less than five years old are invited to apply to a free business bootcamp that will be launched this October by the Applied Value Group, a global management consultancy, investment, and social impact group. The 10-week program will deliver comprehensive trainings on foundational business concepts, including governance and management principles, budget development, branding and social media, and performance tracking, and requires a low commitment. The deadline to apply is September 1. To learn more, please click on the headline above. (Read more...)
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new initiative to combat ocean plastic pollution globally, the Save Our Seas Initiative. Ocean plastic pollution is a global crisis with 11 million tons of plastic pollution entering our oceans every year, which is equivalent to more than one garbage truck every minute. This rate is expected to double by the end of this decade and triple by 2040—threatening the world’s marine ecosystems, major industries such as fishing and tourism, food security, and ultimately human health. (Read more...)
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