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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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Upcoming Events (1)
In-Person Gatherings2:00 pm ET

Human Rights Funding: Mapping the Who, What, and Where

Join us for a funder-only tutorial on Foundation Maps: Human Rights, our interactive map of human rights grantmaking, part of IHRFG and Foundation Center’s Advancing Human Rights: Knowledge Tools for Funders initiative.

Webinars12:00 PM EDT

Digital Security In An Age Of Hacking & Cyberthreats

Reflecting the universality of the cybersecurity threat, eight donor affinity groups offer this webinar focused on how funders can support grantees in addressing and responding to digital security concerns.

In-Person Gatherings5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET

Strategy Meeting: Childhood Statelessness and Human Rights

There are more than 6 million stateless children in the world today. Childhood statelessness is a phenomenon in most countries and all regions in the world. Join this strategy meeting to discuss the role of funders in addressing childhood statelessness.

Webinars11:00 am-12:00 pm

Brazil Funders Call: Supporting Environmental and Human Rights Defenders

Sponsored by HRFN’s Latin America Funders Working Group In March 2017, Brazil’s Social Justice Philanthropy Network, with the support of Freedom House, organized a meeting to discuss ways funders can better support Environmental and Human Rights Defenders in Brazil and conducted research on the current context of Human Rights in Brazil. This call will present… Read more

Webinars4:30pm IST/6pm ICT

Mapping Human Rights Funding in Asia & the Pacific

Do you wish there was a simple way to: See the top human rights issues funded across Asia? Find potential grantees working on women’s rights in India or freedom of expression in Thailand? Map your grantmaking by country, issue, or population – and identify peer funders supporting similar work? Join IHRFG’s Asia & Pacific Funders… Read more

Webinars10:00-11:00 am EST

Gender and the Refugee Crisis

Co-Sponsored with Ariadne–European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights Women’s migration is not a new phenomenon, but it is increasing in Europe, with an estimated more than 1 million refugees and migrants coming to the European Union (EU) in the past two years. The majority of these refugees and migrants have from Syria and… Read more

Webinars12:00 - 1:30 pm EST

Corporate Capture and Human Rights

Corporate capture, or the ways that companies exercise their outsized influence in shaping government policy, can skew outcomes away from serving the public interest and toward the benefit of corporate interests while leading to threats to human rights and the environment. Join this webinar to learn about concrete human rights efforts to combat corporate capture…. Read more

In-Person Gatherings12:00-2:00 pm EST

Strategy Meeting: Applying a Rights-Based Approach to Funding Climate-Forced Displacement and Relocation

New York, NY Sponsored by HRFN’s Environmental Justice, Climate Change, and Human Rights Working Group and Organized by the Climate Justice Resilience Fund and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Speakers include: Salote Soqo, Senior Program Leader of Environmental Justice and Climate Action at the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC), will open with a brief introduction… Read more