Summary Report: Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace in South and South-East Asia

In September 2013, the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace and the Global Fund for Community Foundations convened a small group of grassroots indigenous foundations in Shillong in the North East of India. The convening was hosted by the Foundation for Social Transformation – Enabling North East India and included foundations from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh,…

Interview with Amelia Fauzia, Social Trust Fund, Indonesia

Amelia Fauzia, Vice Director of the newly formed Social Trust Fund, talks about the social justice issues and the philanthropic potential in Indonesia that necessitated the formation of the Social Trust Fund and the vision of the Fund for creating a model for social justice philanthropy in the country. Click on the attachment below to…

Grassroots Foundations from South Asia and South East Asia Convene in India

Earlier this month (on September 10 and 11, 2013) the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social justice and Peace and the Global Fund for Community Foundations convened a small group of grassroots indigenous foundations in Shillong in the North East of India. The convening was hosted by the Foundation for Social Transformation – Enabling North…

The Contested Corners of Asia

Subnational Conflict and International Development Assistance Thomas Parks, Nat Colletta, Ben Oppenheim Subnational conflict is the most widespread, enduring, and deadly form of conflict in Asia. Over the past 20 years (1992-2012), there have been 26 subnational conflicts in South and Southeast Asia, affecting half of the countries in this region. Concerned about foreign interference,…