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UN Women: Power and Leadership
By Ayca Ariyoruk on December 7, 2011 | No Comment
UN Women: Power and Leadership

In a recent issue, onPhilanthropy carried the first part of an article based on an interview with Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile and now head of UN Women. In Part 2, Bachelet talks to …

View from the UN on the Future for Women
By Ayca Ariyoruk on October 24, 2011 | No Comment
View from the UN on the Future for Women

Recently, Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile and the new head of the United Nations supra-entity on women, spoke with Turkish Philanthropy Funds about several topics, including women, philanthropy, and power. Today, as the UN …

Aid Workers get Skype App for Refugee Hot Spots
By Susan Carey Dempsey on December 6, 2010 | No Comment
Aid Workers get Skype App for Refugee Hot Spots

It’s a problem as old, you might say, as humankind: the plight of refugees seeking sustenance, protection and guidance as they flee their homes in times of crisis. From Adam and Eve on down through …

Investment in Women’s Progress Key Focus of UN’s MDG Summit and Clinton Global Initiative
By Susan Carey Dempsey on September 20, 2010 | 3 Comments
Investment in Women’s Progress Key Focus of UN’s MDG Summit and Clinton Global Initiative

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The definite hint of fall in the New York air this morning is a reminder of fresh starts, with sidewalks bustling with people walking a bit faster as summer’s heavy …

Gates Pledges $1.5 Billion for Women and Children in UN Partnership
By Tom Watson on June 8, 2010 | One Comment
Gates Pledges $1.5 Billion for Women and Children in UN Partnership

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $1.5 billion this week in alliance with the United Nations to improve the health of women and children around the world – but the dollar …

U.N. Official Discusses International Philanthropy
By Tom Watson on April 11, 2008 | No Comment

Keynote speaker Dr. Robert C. Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Planning and Policy Coordination of the United Nations touched on international action around climate change and global health. at onPhilanthropy’s fifth annual Summit onPhilanthropy in …

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