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  • Young Social Entrepreneurs visit Singapore

    Forum member and Asian international development stalwart, the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) recently welcomed 40 young changemakers to its Singapore headquarters for the annual social entrepreneur boot camp – the first-ever to be held in Singapore itself and we’re pleased to report, a resounding success. SIF’s Youth Social Entrepreneurship (YSE)… read more »

  • State of the World’s Volunteering Report – 2018

    Every two years, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) produces a State of the World’s Volunteering Report (SWVR) on a chosen theme. This year’s theme, The Thread that Binds focused on volunteerism and community resilience, ensuring communities can prevent and adapt to environmental and economic risks by creating a strong social fabric.… read more »

  • Inaugural Friendship Express SIF Connects! KL and Bangkok

    Dear Friends, Friendship Express The inaugural run of the Singapore International Foundation’s Friendship Express for bridging communities was held from 11 to 23 June 2012. 50 Asian youths representing eight nationalities from Singapore’s five polytechnics, the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and the King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, embarked on… read more »

  • Star recruit joins UNV

    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 »