By Rahim Kanani
The Huffington Post
May 6, 2010
TrustAfrica and its partner, Humanity United, are mentioned in this article about the unconventional role of philanthropy in post-war Liberia.
|Date:||March 27–28, 2010|
|Location:||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Date:||February 8–12, 2010|
|Location:||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
In July 2010, more than 600 scholars from around the world gathered at Kadir Has University in Istanbul to exchange ideas and research findings on civil society. The occasion was the 9th international conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), whose theme this year was “Facing Crises: Challenges and Opportunities Confronting the Third Sector and Civil Society.”
|Date:||March 26–27, 2010|
|Location:||New York, NY, USA|
TrustAfrica’s executive director, Akwasi Aidoo, was the gala keynote speaker on Saturday night, March 27, at Columbia University’s seventh annual African Economic Forum in New York. The theme was “Africa Turning Golden: How a Continent is Moving Forward.”
African Nations Contribute What They Can to Haitian Relief
February 24, 2010
January 18, 2010
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—The Centre for Citizens’ Participation in the African Union (CCP-AU), in collaboration with many of its partners, namely the Institute for Security Studies, Oxfam International, TrustAfrica, the Open Society Initiative for East Africa and others, organised a dialogue on the current relationships between Africa and international justice institutions and the role that different stakeholders should play to promote peace and justice.
In Profile Daily
February 6, 2010
Civil society meeting on African Union mechanisms and the protection of refugees, IDPs and citizenship rights
|Date:||October 19–20, 2009|
With support from TrustAfrica, the International Refugee Rights Initiative convened a group of African civil society organizations and experts in Kampala, Uganda, on the eve of the African Union's Special Summit on Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons. Participants discussed such issues as statelessness and nationality rights, which have been both a cause and consequence of forced displacement and discrimination in Africa.
The Daily Observer
September 28, 2009