7.30.18 International News

News about grants, gifts

A hundred rural Haitian children will be learning about teamwork and leadership through a week long soccer program led in part by UAlbany’s Center for International DevelopmentThis SUNY campus is working on various aspects of development in health, economics and environmental sustainability, supported by a grant from the Kellogg Foundation.


News about people, groups

As part of the Guilford Apprenticeship Partners, Ziehl-Abegg welcomed their first two pre-apprentices interested in learning a skilled trade this month.

The Tunisian Ministry of Youth and Sports in partnership with Anna Lindh Foundation, We Love Sousse, and the Ali Belhaouane Cultural Cente organized the Euro-Arab Youth Forum II in Monastir, Tunisia.

ClearlySo announced on July 5th that client capital raising activity has doubled since 2016 and has now surpassed £200 million.

Young People’s Chorus received two first place wins at the 2018 International Choral Kathaumixw this month.

Iván Chávez, of Grupo Vidanta, joined the Inter-American Dialogue’s President’s Leadership Council on June 5th in Washington, D.C. at the council’s fourth annual meeting.

The start of the 11th session of the Expert Mechanism n the Rights of Indigenous Peoples took place July 9th at the Palace of Nations in Geneva.

Apopo celebrated Global Giving’s Rewards Bonus Day on July 18th.

SC Johnson partnered with Rwanda Ministry of Health to improve access to health care.

News about opportunities, initiatives

The European Summit Conference will take place September 14th- 17th in Prague.

The 35th Annual Yu-Ai Kai Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on August 27th.

Companies, social good organizations, and schools are invited to submit their entries for the annual Zayed Sustainability Prize by August 9th.

Norwegian and UNICEF selected Chad as the destination for its fifth “Fill a Plane” campaign that will take place this September.

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