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Human Rights Funders Network offers a variety of in-person and virtual events for funders around the world to connect, learn, and forge collaborations.

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ALL "webinar" Events (52)
Mar10
Webinars8:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

Demystifying Grants Data: How and Why to Share

Whether you’re an experienced contributor, or new to the Advancing Human Rights research, we’d love to speak with you about the data submission process. We’ll discuss the mechanics of sharing your grants, demonstrate how detailed grant descriptions can help tell your foundation’s story, and explain how funders are using the data. We’ll also go over… Read more

Feb24
Webinars13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT / 19:00 CET

Virtual Town Hall #2: Draft Funding Principles

We are pleased to invite you to join a virtual town hall – for HRFN, Ariadne, and PAWHR members – where you can share your feedback and recommendations on the draft human rights funding principles. Please register through the link below. We encourage you to read the principles ahead and join by video if you… Read more

Feb13
Webinars9:00 ET / 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET

Virtual Town Hall #1: Draft Funding Principles

We are pleased to invite you to join a virtual town hall – for HRFN, Ariadne, and PAWHR members – where you can share your feedback and recommendations on the draft human rights funding principles. Please register through the link below. We encourage you to read the principles ahead and join by video if you… Read more

Jan14
Webinars10am-11am Eastern / 15.00-16.00 UTC

WEBINAR: Uncalculated Risks: How funders can address threats to human rights defenders in development

Please join us on 14 January at 10am Eastern / 15.00 UTC for a discussion about the report Uncalculated Risks: Threats and Attacks Against Human Rights Defenders and the Role of Development Financiers, authored by the Coalition for Human Rights in Development in June 2019. Human rights defenders are increasingly subjected to threats and attacks… Read more

Dec19
Webinars12:00 - 1:00pm EDT

WEBINAR: Career Planning in Peace, Security, and Human Rights Philanthropy: A Conversation with Alex Toma and Catherine Townsend

To better support our young professionals cohort across the broad spectrum of human rights, social justice and peace and security philanthropy, we invite you to “Career Planning in Peace, Security, and Human Rights Philanthropy: A Conversation with Alex Toma and Catherine Townsend.” Taking place virtually, the webinar features the Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG)… Read more

Dec12
Webinars10:00am – 11:00am Eastern

WEBINAR: Convening a funder response to the crisis in the Amazon

Defenders of the Amazon are under attack daily, and the dangers are only growing as deforestation and violence both increase. There are opportunities now for funders to make an impact by working in partnership with communities and local activist funds. We invite you to join Maria Amália Souza of CASA Socio-Environmental Fund, Daniëlle Hirsch of… Read more

Nov07
Webinars 16:00 – 17:00 CET / 10:00am – 11:00am Eastern

WEBINAR: Sustaining Civil Society: Lessons from Five Pooled Funds in Eastern Europe

Sustaining Civil Society: Lessons from Five Pooled Funds in Eastern Europe Presenting a report on the long-term impact of a series of investments made to build civil society in Eastern Europe and exploring its relevance to funders today Thursday 7 November 2019, 16:00 – 17:00 CET / 10:00am – 11:00am Eastern This event has already… Read more

Oct17toDec27
Webinars11:00am -12:30pm EDT

[Webinar Series] Communicating Human Rights and Social Change: A Dialogue Series Among Funders

Communicating Human Rights and Social Change: A Dialogue Series Among Funders, is an initiative of the Communicating Human Rights and Social Change community co-sponsored by HRFN and Ariadne. This webinar dialogue series is co-sponsored by Ariande, the Open Society Foundations, and Global Dialogue. About the Dialogue Series: The dialogue series explored how grant-makers and other… Read more

Sep20
Webinars10:00 -11:00am EST

WEBINAR: Supporting resilient activism: addressing the wellbeing of human rights defenders

Supporting resilient activism: addressing the wellbeing of human rights defenders Friday the 20th of September, 10:00am EST (15.00 BST, 16.00 CEST) Register Recent research has shown that many human rights defenders are suffering PTSD, depression, and burnout as a result of the risks and stress of their work. Without adequate mental health support for activists,… Read more

Sep05
Webinars10:00am - 11:00am EDT

[Webinar] New Data New Discoveries: What can we learn about human rights philanthropy?

Join us to discuss the findings from our latest Advancing Human Rights report, our annual review of global human rights grantmaking. We’ll share highlights from the data, including new trends to keep an eye on and interesting ways the grantmaking of our members differs from non-members. We’ll also touch on questions the data raise about… Read more