The 2018 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER

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The 2018 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER reveals a world of seemingly stagnant distrust. People’s trust in business, government, NGOs and media remained largely unchanged from 2017 — 20 of 28 markets surveyed now lie in distruster territory, up one from last year. Yet dramatic shifts are taking place at the market level and within the institution of media.

Garma Festival in Australia ( 3 TO 6 AUGUST)

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Garma is a celebration of indigenous culture, history and heritage. It is one of the biggest forum for indigenous Australian to debate and celebrate their culture. This year is the 20th anniversary.

Lending a Helping Hand Through Volunteering

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I'm doing some volunteering with seniors through the NGO, A Helping Hand in Durham, North Carolina, USA

Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector inquiry

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Read the findings of the report prepared by International Development Committee of the British Parliament that was set up following the scandals the engulfed Oxfam. Key points Sexual exploitation and abuse is endemic across organisations, countries and institutions, Collective failure of leadership and engagement from top levels down over many years.

meet the new Ashoka Fellows 2018

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Find here the latest batch of Ashoka Fellows. our Fellows are expanding perspectives and rewriting the way things are done in every corner of the planet. Their systems-changing innovations lead to real impact and breakthroughs—like using games to craft better public policy in India or working with the military and police forces to stop gender violence in Bolivia.

The 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

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From Cambodia to Timor Leste, Philipines, India and Cambodia, see here the winners of 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

Major transformations needed to put sustainable development in Asia Pacific back on track

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An High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York heard the outcomes of the 5th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) – a meeting convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in March 2018.

Speech of Penny Mordaunt, UK Secretaty of State for International Development at Global Disability Summit

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Here the UK Secretary for International Development Speech at the Global Disability Summit. "This is not just the right thing to do for a common humanity - it is the smart thing to do. When disabled people are included great things happen"

Global Disability Summit: Civil Society Statement

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On the 26th of July, the UK and Kenyia Government in partnership with the International Disability Alliance organized the Global Disability Summit in London. Here the declaration from the civil society who gathered on the 23rd.

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