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The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking intensifies fight against human trafficking through responsible media partnership with KBP

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The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) and the International Justice Mission (IJM) together with the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) conducted an Anti-Trafficking in Persons Conference for Media Practitioners entitled “Human Trafficking Beat: Combating Trafficking...

LexisNexis and The Polaris Project fighting human trafficking together

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LexisNexis and The Polaris Project have collaborated in the fight against human trafficking. This video is an extract of a segment on NewsChannel 8 in USA talking about this partnership.

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant: Casa Famiglia

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club sponsors the running costs of four Casa Famiglia houses run by the Hong Kong based NGO, Hong Fu, a charity that provides services and support for people with both physical and mental disabilities.

Partnership to help farmers in Africa increase crop yields and hope for the future

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In 2005, Millennium Promise launched with a vision to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. As the leading international nonprofit organization solely committed to supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, Millennium Promise believes that innovative partnerships and an...

The Asian Development Bank and Non-Governmental Organizations: Working Together

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The Microcredit Project in Indonesia, established by the Asian Development Bank and approved in 1994, focuses on microenterprise support, recognizing the potential of microenterprises to create jobs at low capital input costs and raise the income levels of the poor.

Technology to Fight Human Trafficking: Microsoft Awards Research Grants

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In June 2012, Microsoft Research and the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit announced the winning applications for research to “advance deeper understanding of the role of technology in human trafficking,” particularly as it relates to the child sex trade. A grant of US$185,000 will be distributed among...

11 Indian law firms ponder ‘long overdue’ pro bono start with new UK tech NGO

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Eleven law firms, including six of India’s largest, Ashoka and the UK’s former attorney general Lord Peter Goldsmith QC have discussed how to develop a pro bono culture in Indian law firms as i-Probono, a UK not-for-profit and online portal seeking to connect lawyers to social sector projects, will...

Zanzibar takes part in the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) program

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Zanzibar takes part in the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) program, which will pay poor tropical countries to protect their forest as a way of reducing carbon emissions and curbing climate change.

Accor and Plan International work together to change the lives of many children around the world

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Accor, hotel and services group, and Plan, have worked together in 16 countries. The aim of the partnership is to promote child sponsorship and project funding to Accor staff, partners and guests. Highlight of achievements to date: * more than 1,100 children are now sponsored throughout the...

Ernst & Young (E&Y) helps to improve social conditions in the developing world

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Through the Corporate Responsibility Fellows program, Ernst & Young is dedicating its best resources - talented, experienced people - to improving the success of promising entrepreneurs in underserved communities, to help create scalable sustainable economic value.