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Hub Cymru Africa

We are proud to announce that as of April 2015, Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel has become part Hub Cymru Africa (HCA), a new collaboration bringing together the work of Wales Africa Community Links, theWales for Africa Health Links Network, Fair Trade Wales and the Wales International Development Hub. Hub Cymru Africa is hosted by the Welsh Centre for International Affairs at the Temple of Peace in Cardiff. HCA’s Focus Health and wellbeing Climate change and the environment Lifelong learning Sustainable livelihoods Involving the most marginalised groups Supporting cultural exchanges among individuals Creating innovative...

AFRICA-UK

ABOUT: AFRICA-UK supports UK-based Africans to influence policy and practice affecting Africa’s development. Join the Africa-UK Initiative! AFRICA-UK encourages effective dialogue between the diaspora and decision makers; challenges policy perspectives that neglect realities on the ground; and recognises the crucial role that the diaspora plays in Africa’s development. The success of this initiative is dependent on the active participation of members of the African diaspora and decision makers. AFRICA-UK Provides a platform for African diaspora individuals and organisations to engage with decision makers Creates opportunities for Africans in the...

Community fundraising for international projects

Title: Community fundraising for international projectsLocation: MachynllethLink out: Click hereDescription: Learning Outcomes By the end of this course participants will be able to: • Understand what fundraising is and why it can provide a valuable income stream • Be aware of what motivates people to give to international projects • Appreciate the different sources of fundraised income and how to raise funds from them (individuals, community, companies, and trusts and foundations) • Take advantage of the different methods of fundraising • Develop a fundraising strategy for their organisation and...

Ethnic Minority and HIV

Title: Ethnic Minority and HIVLocation: Aberystwyth universityLink out: Click hereDescription: HIV/AIDS appears to have a disproportionate impact on minority communities and studies have documented a pattern of racial disparities in health care, poverty, and criminal justice outcomes. Is there any evidence that these disparities exist? If, so, to what extent does racial discrimination contribute to these disparities? What strategies are in place to reduce these disparities? The workshop will involve identifying, developing and/or reinforcing strategies to more effectively tackle the impact of HIV/AIDS on racial minorities in England and...

WALES INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

Title: WALES INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMITLocation: CARDIFFLink out: Click hereDescription: This year’s Summit will take place on Friday 21st March, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff and will bring together volunteers, organisations, campaigners and professionals working on international development from across Wales. The Summit provides an opportunity to explore issues, share experiences and connect with colleagues.Start Time: 10:00Date: 2014-03-22End Time:...

Bigger Heart Zanzibar – Fundraising Event

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AFRICAN DIASPORA DEVELOPMENT DAY

            African Diaspora & Development Day (AD3) 2013 5 July 2013 International Policy on Remittances, Migration, Development: What Role for the Diaspora? Venue: Chatham House Time: 3.30 – 6.30 pm Register: tamare@chathamhouse.org For its annual African Diaspora & Development Day (AD3), the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD), in partnership with Chatham House, is hosting an event on 5 July 2013 entitled ‘International Policy on Remittances, Migration, Development: What Role for the Diaspora?’ This event, organised by AFFORD as part of the Comic Relief funded Africa-UK Programme, will explore the role of the...