In the initial phase, the Forum will focus specifically on examining how foundations support innovation in two areas: advancing citizen participation and good governance in cities; and catalysing new financing vehicles for urban development.
Leading side by side is less about forging a hierarchy than about learning, sharing and drawing on unique strengths from within the group to achieve common goals.
(Originally published in November 2012.) As part of the GPLI initiative, WINGS hosted the latest in a series of workshops on accountability earlier this month, in conjunction with the African Grantmakers Network Assembly in Johannesburg.
(Originally published in September 2012.) On 18 September 2012 in Cairo, WINGS brought together 29 delegates from WINGS philanthropy networks in Africa and the Arab region to kick off a global consultation process to review and update the Principles of Accountability for International Philanthropy, developed by the Council on Foundations (COF) and the European Foundation Centre (EFC) and published in 2007.