Indigenous Peoples

Through Every Organ of Society: Funding Principles in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Beginning in the 1970s, Indigenous Peoples’ rights advocates began to articulate their claims using human rights terms. Their claims and concerns were–and still are–about both the physical and cultural survival of Indigenous Peoples around the world. They were–and are–about the rights of both individuals and collectives. And they were and are about Indigenous Peoples’ participation … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Philanthropy, human rights and emerging powers

This article was originally published on the WINGS blog, Philanthropy in Focus, on 18 June 2014. The original article can be found here. By Ana Borges Pinho, Knowledge Management Coordinator, Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) –  The 2000s saw the rise of new economic powers—developing countries with increased economic performance who have become key players … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Learning Visit Reflection: Parallels with Eastern Africa

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Following the trip, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Mukami Marete, Director of Operations, UHAI – The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative (EASHRI) – I have … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Learning Visit Reflection: Combining Economic Growth and Social Inclusiveness

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Following the trip, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Abigail Burgesson, Special Programmes Manager, African Women’s Development Fund Civil society organisations and human rights funders need to lead … Continue reading

Civic & Political Rights / Human Rights Community / Middle East & North Africa

In Focus – IHRFG at 20: Interview with Steve Riskin, U.S. Institute of Peace

Interview with Steve Riskin, United States Institute of Peace – The International Human Rights Funders Group turns twenty in 2014. We spoke with Steve Riskin, one of IHRFG’s founding members, to discuss how the network and the field of human rights philanthropy have changed over the past two decades. You’ve been with IHRFG since its … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Learning Visit Reflection: How Can Grantmakers and Civil Society Create Impact?

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Jackie Netto, Executive Director, Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust – A fellow participant always had 3 points to make at the … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Learning Visit Reflection: Realizing Women’s Rights in Brazil, Bolivia, and Beyond

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Andrea Terceros Hans, Responsable de Difusion y Captacion, Apthapi Jopueti Fondo de Mujeres – The Learning Visit to Brazil … Continue reading