International Day of Democracy

News - 15 September, 2015

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 (A/62/7), the International Day of Democracy aims to encourage governments to strengthen their commitment to the promotion and consolidation of democratic values. This year’s initiative focuses on the role civil society plays within a successful democracy. The theme of […]

Foundations and international development: partnership and outcomes

News - 8 October, 2010

What are the new trends and challenges in development thinking? Where do Foundations fit in? Donor government organisations, NGOs, representatives from Southern civil society, development experts and foundations met at Wilton Park for lively debate.   Foundations and International Development: Partnership and Outcomes Monday 4 – Wednesday 6 October 2010 (WP1070) In the aftermath of […]

Foundations and international development: partnership and outcomes

News - 21 July, 2010

Foundations, global development and the ‘Big Society’ Foundations and international development: partnership and outcomes Monday 4 – Thursday 6 October 2010 (WP1070) This was the third in our successful series of conferences with Foundation on the issue of international development. Prime Minister David Cameron has made ‘The Big Society’ a talking point for unleashing the […]