The Philanthropy Forum, held during the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership last week in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together more than 130 philanthropists, civil society organisations, policymakers and experts and made a pivotal contribution on the way foundations can work with other development actors.
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Philanthropic foundations and governments have shown growing mutual interest in recent years, after working on parallel paths for several decades. A number of factors explain this trend, including the expansion of philanthropy worldwide, pressure on national budgets, and rising awareness on the need to break silos and work across sectors to implement the ambitious 2030 Agenda.
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Este estudio contribuye con un diagnóstico y recomendaciones específicas de cómo las directrices pueden implementarse para incrementar la colaboración entre fundaciones mexicanas y el gobierno federal con base en tres pilares: diálogo, intercambio de conocimientos y alianzas.
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This study offers a diagnosis and specific recommendations on how to implement the Guidelines for Effective Philanthropic Engagement in order to enhance collaboration between Mexican foundations and the Federal Government on the basis of three pillars: dialogue, data and information sharing, and partnerships.
2016 EMnet China meeting, 6 September 2016, Beijing - Days after the G20 Summit hosted in China- and its associated B20 Business Summit - EMnet hosted the meeting “China’s New Normal and the G20: Challenges and Opportunities for Businesses” as an opportunity to discuss recent Chinese economic developments and the key outcomes of this international gathering.
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The first edition of the EMnet Asia Policy Note (2015) provides insights and suggested policy recommendations from the business sector on innovation challenges in Asia. The Note gives an overview of the innovation landscape in Asia, offers business insights on innovation-related challenges and assesses policy makers’ efforts to support private sector-led innovation for development.
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The first edition of the EMnet “Greening of the Economy” Working Group Policy Note (2015) provides insights and policy recommendations from the private sector on renewable energy and energy efficiency investment in emerging markets. The analysis is partly based on discussions at the EMnet Working Group meeting held on 5 October 2015 at the OECD headquarters in Paris.
Foundations’ engagement is critical to youth empowerment efforts. They employ innovative approaches to support youth which go far beyond the mere provision of funding to promising projects. This non-financial support encompasses technical assistance, capacity-building measures and strategic management advice and can result in a set of very different roles for foundations in the support to youth, according to the OECD netFWD study.
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This exclusive OECD-EmNet Note provides an economic outlook for Latin America with specific emphasis on the private sector based on insights from participants from the EmNet Meeting that took place in May 2014 in Paris. This Note is the result of a cross-collaboration between the Development Centre's Americas Desk and the EmNet Team.
netFWD is a small group of self-selected foundations committed to optimising and accelerating the impact of philanthropy for development through the sharing of experiences, lesson learning, policy influencing and the development of innovative partnerships.