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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 (45)
Nov14
Webinars2:00-3:30pm EST

Security Briefing on Indigenous Defenders in Latin America

The International Funders for Indigenous Peoples is hosting a funders briefing, co-sponsored by Human Rights Funders Network, EDGE Funders, and Bioneers, on threats to indigenous defenders in Latin America fighting for self-determination and human rights. Moderator: Lourdes Inga, International Funders for Indigenous Peoples Presenters: Ricardo Changala, Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America… Read more

Sep26
Webinars11:00am-12:00pm EST

Towards a New Ecology for the Human Rights Movement: Lessons from Ford Foundation’s Strengthening Human Rights Worldwide global initiative

    Sponsored by HRFN’s Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group What does it mean to fund human rights in a globalized world? How do you ensure that lived realities are informing the shaping of issues and strategies regionally and globally? How can regional and global organizations respond to the growing influence of new players,… Read more

Jul12
Webinars11:00 am EDT

Too Much of A Good Thing? Finding the Right Level of Donor and CSO Transparency

Increased transparency can help ensure that citizens are informed and empowered – one element in building a more just, equitable and inclusive society. Yet increasingly, we see bad faith attempts by governments to use transparency as a tool to limit the scope and actions of civil society actors, especially those working on human rights or… Read more

Jun26
Webinars10am PST / 1pm EST

Indigenous Defenders Funders Briefing

Join us for International Funders for Indigenous Peoples’ first Indigenous Defenders Briefing webinar on Russia to learn about challenges facing indigenous human rights defenders in the region and meaningful opportunities for funder collaboration. Register here. Please note that this webinar is only open to members of IFIP, Biodiversity Funders Group, EDGE Funders, Environmental Grantmakers Association, and… Read more

Photo by Michele Sibiloni / Global Fund for Women
Jun06
Webinars12:30-1:30pm EST

[Webinar Series] Stronger Together: New Frontiers in Funders Supporting Social Movements

Hosted by HRFN’s Learning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Working Group, coordinated by the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) and Global Fund for Women (GFW), and co-sponsored by Ariadne – European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights, Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG), and Philanthropy New York. Join our webinar series–on the first Wednesdays of April,… Read more

Photo by UUSC
Apr26
Webinars1:00-2:00pm EST

Community-Led Human Rights-Based Solutions to Climate Forced Displacement: A Guide for Funders

Community-Led, Human Rights-Based Solutions to Climate-forced Displacement—A Guide for Funders outlines key issues related to climate-forced displacement, human rights, and funding, and calls upon funders to support community-led, human rights-based solutions. During this webinar, the panelists will provide background on the issue of climate-forced displacement as it relates to climate justice and human rights, discuss some of… Read more

Photo by The Atlantic
Mar29
Webinars1:00-2:00pm EST

Survivor Leadership in the Anti-Trafficking Movement

The modern civil society movement to end trafficking in persons in the United States began in the 1990’s, led by activists and attorneys who helped establish the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. However, the voices of those directly affected by human trafficking were not included in the early dialogue about solutions, and survivors of human trafficking… Read more

Feb27
Webinars11:00am-12:00pm EST

Mapping Human Rights Funding for Children and Youth

Join HRFN and Elevate Children Funders Group’s Children and Youth Rights Working Group to see what HRFN’s Advancing Human Rights research and tools say about funding for children & youth rights. This webinar will include a funder-only tutorial on Foundation Maps: Human Rights, our interactive map of human rights grantmaking, providing members with an opportunity… Read more

Feb01
Webinars1:00 – 2:00pm EST

Supporting Local Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Foundations

The Human Rights Funders Network, Peace and Security Funders Group, and Philanthropy NY invite you to a discussion on the value of funding local/grassroots organizations, obstacles foundations face, and recommendations for how to overcome them. Two of our members – American Jewish World Service and Peace Direct – will kick off the conversation with brief… Read more

Photo Courtesy of: Fondo Semillas
Oct18
Webinars10:00-11:15am Mexico City

Mexico Post-Earthquakes Donor Briefing

Last month Mexico was hit by two large earthquakes that deeply affected Mexico City and several states around central and southern Mexico. The urgent situation has generated an immediate response from civil society and citizens around the country and beyond. Please join this urgent update call to learn from colleagues in Mexico about the unfolding… Read more