All posts by Dr. Annette Kleinbrod

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Mission Investing: A look at foundations in the USA

Unleashing the Power of Endowments: The Next Great Challenge for Philanthropy. Foundations in the United States decided to implement mission investing in the early days of this investment approach. What is the market like today?

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Looking back on one year as an EZ-Scout

Since June 2017, Dr Annette Kleinbrod has been an EZ-Scout (Advisor for International Cooperation) of the GIZ. In an interview Dr Kleinbrod looks back on her experiences in her first year in the role.

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Digital Arabia Network (#DAN)

Tunis, 2016 – the birth of the Digital Arabia Network (#DAN). The two founders talk about the digitisation in the Arab world, their network and why it is also interesting for foundations.

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Diversity

Diversity, i.e. the consideration of variety and heterogeneity in the formation of groups, teams and approaches. What does this discussion mean.

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Empowering people

Promotion of low-tech solutions for new perspectives in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Carola Schwank, Head of the epNetwork, tells us more about the network, its desired effects and her experiences.

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Digital in Africa

Digitised agriculture in Uganda, legal aid for traders in Kenya or training of software engineers in Tunisia – young people are successfully breaking new ground.

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Taking as many children as possible into the digital age

Digitisation + children in Africa = a self-determined future. The Hermann Gmeiner Foundation has played a major role in this through its grants to SOS Children’s Villages.

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When is your foundation's overshoot day?

The day of the current year when our demand for natural resources consumed the amount the Earth needs to reproduce these resources was in Germany at 24 April. Let´s set back the timetable from now on!

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The Oxfam scandal in Haiti

Abuse of power and the exploitation of people involving international organisations: The Oxfam scandal in Haiti – How important is it for the work of foundations?

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