WFUNA Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi, UNDEF Deputy Head Hannah Davies and UNDEF Programme Management Officer Dieter Wagner bring together civil society organizations at UNHQ to share lessons learned and best practices:
On this International Women's Day, UNDEF salutes the courage of all its women grantees around the world. Here, an UNDEF project in Nepal empowers Chepang women to become change agents in local governance processes.
UNDEF and #PippiLongstocking join the ONE video campaign for International Women’s Day on 8 March, counting the 130 million girls around the world who are not in school. Because #GirlsCount. View the video segment with UNDEF Executive Head Annika Savill below: [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNDEF Board member wins top philanthropy award: Douglas Rutzen, President of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, has been awarded the 2017 Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support Prize. The award is presented every three years for exemplary service to strengthen the philanthropy sector around the world.
UNDEF debuted at the first Nairobi Film Festival with the story of Maria as she fights her way through the sleaze of elections to Parliament. The film is part of an UNDEF Kenya project to empower women and youth in the settlements of Kamukunji, including developing their creative potential through educational films and plays.
New investigative journalism in Argentina: UNDEF project is partnering with local journalists in five cities to conduct data-based investigations that engage the public through crowd-sourcing and crowd-checking tools:
UN projet du FNUD en République Dominicaine soutient les Dominicains d'origine haïtienne et les immigrants haïtiens. UNDEF project in Dominican Republic supports Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian immigrants.
Vielen Dank to Germany for its generous increased support to UNDEF, just in time for Christmas. Germany's Ambassador to the UN Harald Braun hands over additional two million euro to UNDEF Executive Head Annika Savill