Innpactia will be hosting the Innpactamos Latam 2020, a free-to-attend digital summit on innovation and financial resilience for the social impact community in Latin America, from July 15 to 16. The event, which will feature panel discussions, workshops, and master classes, including the Social Innovation Laboratory Network: Innovating in Response to COVID-19, is expected to bring together more than 2,000 development actors—organizations, social enterprises, donors, impact investors, and more. To learn more or to register, please click on the headline above. (Read more...)
The African Academy of Sciences, a WANGO member, has written an op-ed article published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy blog, PhilanTopic, calling for financial resources to be mobilized as quickly as possible to support the countries that need help the most to combat COVID-19. Generally, funders engage in due diligence to assess the organizations they would like to fund before they commit to a grant. But, what are they to do when the problem is urgent and setting aside months to do this is an unaffordable luxury? The article suggests a solution: standardizing due diligence processes to promote efficiency in grant funding and recommends one tool that attempts to do that. (Read more...)
How can cities improve their resilience and mitigate the impacts of current and future epidemics and disasters? On July 10, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. CEST, the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS), a WANGO partner, will be hosting a free webinar on "Strategies for Fighting Epidemics: Adaptable Buildings and Resilient Cities." Experts will share their insights and discuss how buildings and cities can improve their safety, adaptability, resilience, and sustainability to achieve meaningful transformation and revitalization in all shocks and crises. (Read more...)
The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and The World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS), in partnership with WANGO and more than 20 other international organizations, will be hosting a free virtual conference on "Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership," from June 15 to 19. The event will include over 40 sessions and 200 speakers addressing solutions to pressing global challenges, from health and wellbeing and education, to peace and security and the economy and employment. Among the keynote speakers are Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, and Federico Mayor, former director-general of UNESCO. (Read more...)
The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America has conducted two surveys that involved more than 1,000 organizations worldwide to learn how the global coronavirus pandemic impacts their work and how they are coping with COVID-19 in their communities. Nearly all of the responding organizations reported being negatively impacted by the pandemic, and almost 15 percent of the organizations surveyed in the second survey were forced to suspend their operations. (Read more...)
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