The 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2019) is scheduled to take place from September 5 to 6 at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in observance of Urban October 2019. The event, whose theme is "Sustainable Development of Cities and Human Settlements in the Digital Era," is being co-sponsored by WANGO. (Read more...)
OffGridBox, a clean technology startup based in the U.S. and WANGO member that provides access to power and clean water to underserved communities in rural areas globally, is donating a free OffGridBox (valued up to $30,000) to a high impact project in need of solar electricity and water purification. Its goal is to find local implementing partners with teams in the field to collaborate on future projects and help it expand its reach. For more information, click on the headline above. (Read more...)
WANGO participated in the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which took place in Washington, D.C. from April 8 to 14. The event drew together around 2,800 delegates from government, civil society, the private sector, and academia to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, and aid effectiveness, and featured a Civil Society Policy Forum that was held over four days. (Read more...)
Humentum, a global nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. focused on advancing operational excellence for social good, is excited to announce it is offering more accessible certification and more affordable learning solutions through its USAID training program in 2019--including an easy-to-complete Certification in USAID Assistance Management and a new course on Best Practices in Managing Donor Funding. For more information, click on the link above. (Read more...)
The Vatican brought together the leaders of South Sudan's government and its opposition for a two-day ecumenical retreat from April 10 to 11 to support peace and reconciliation in the nation, which is expected to set-up a unity government. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011, and two years later, in 2013, had devolved into a civil war that left at least 400,000 people dead and displaced millions. At the end of the retreat, Pope Francis kissed the feet of the leaders and urged them to "stay in peace." (Read more...)
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