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  • Star recruit joins UNV, 21/06/2018

    Longtime Forum member United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) has just announced the appointment of Emma Morley as its new Chief of Volunteer Advisory Services, replacing Amanda Khozi Mukwashi.  Emma brings 18 years’ experience in international development to the role – she’s worked for International NGOs in Africa, Asia and Latin… read more »

  • International Service’s fresh new face online

    After months of development behind the scenes, the UK’s International Service has officially unveiled its brand new website. With the rise and rise of online fundraising and communications, there’s an increasing onus on charities to ensure their online presence tells the best possible story of their organisation – its mission,… read more »

  • The Royal Treatment for Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    In March this year, four development experts from Forum member JICA returned to Japan after their various in-country assignments and were granted the rare privilege of an audience with Their Imperial Highnesses Prince, Princess Akishino and Princess Mako. During the meeting each were given the opportunity to speak about their… read more »

  • Counting pennies key to poverty alleviation

    To mark Financial Capability Month in April 2018, Forum Associate member the Center for Social Development (CSD), together with its event partner the Center for Household Financial Stability, held a major forum on how the social work sector may best support financially imperiled American families. Entitled “Coin a Better Future:… read more »

  • Fighting gender-based violence and female genital mutilation in northern Benin

    In February this year, the Canadian Minister for International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau announced that Global Affairs Canada will provide $3 million in funding to Forum member Cuso International for the development and implementation of a program to help fight against gender-based violence and female genital mutilation (FGM) in northern Benin.… read more »