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  • Applications for awards supporting effective governance and Indigenous self-determination are open

    Mon, February 12, 2024

    Australia program

    The Indigenous Governance Awards (IGA) recognize the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led organizations and projects that, through their effective governance models, make outstanding contributions to communities and to Australia. Applications for the IGAs 2024 are open.

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  • Education for the future is not a future problem

    Thu, February 1, 2024

    Chile program

    Access for today’s students to learn the skills for 21st century jobs will be critical to change the current trajectory of young people in Latin America going into low-skill, low-wage jobs.

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  • Greater transparency on who ultimately controls and profits from companies is increasing in priority on national agendas

    Wed, January 17, 2024

    Natural Resource Governance

    An independent evaluation of the Opening Extractives (OE) programme conducted by Oxford Insights found that OE has proved key in supporting countries to implement changes for improving the transparency of company ownership structures.

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  • Fundación Reimagina and BHP Foundation have created an alliance to support innovation in education with a US$3 million competitive fund

    Wed, January 3, 2024

    Chile program

    Collective Effect (Efecto Colectivo) has been formed with the aim of promoting innovation in education and of teaching the essential skills that children and young people in Chile’s public education system need to face the 21st century’s job market.

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  • Sierra de Tapalpa: an example of how to measure sustainability progress at the landscape level

    Thu, December 14, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    Since 2020, Rainforest Alliance has been working alongside local stakeholders to drive improvements in sustainability, from the grassroots to the landscape level in Sierra de Tapalpa, a rich but also fragile ecosystem located in the region of Jalisco, Mexico.

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  • Celebrating outstanding reconciliation in education initiatives in Australia

    Thu, November 30, 2023

    Australia program

    Schools and early learning services leading the way for fostering knowledge and pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions were celebrated at the Narragunnawali Reconciliation in Education Awards in Canberra last week.

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  • Collective action critical to address the governance challenges of the energy transition

    Thu, November 16, 2023

    Natural Resource Governance

    Improved governance of natural resources will be a keystone of a successful energy transition over the next decade. That’s why BHP Foundation is supporting Governance Action Hub, a new project designed to empower locally-led coalitions to reduce corruption and improve development outcomes in resource-rich countries.

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  • How can private lands contribute to the urgent need for conservation?

    Thu, October 19, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    Tierra Austral Foundation has participated in the collaborative process to inform the “Effective Biodiversity Conservation: 30 Urgent Measures for 2030” report, that provides significant proposals to enhance public policies and protect the biodiversity of Chile.

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  • A second chance for Afghan women in Chile

    Tue, October 3, 2023

    Education Equity

    “I’m the Afghan girl the Taliban wanted to chain. I’m the girl they wanted to imprison, who can’t study or work in that society. So, my crime and that of other Afghan women is to fight for our freedom,” 22-year-old Zahra Karimi. 

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  • What we’re learning about partnering for progress

    Thu, September 14, 2023

    As one feedback mechanism, last year we asked partner organizations to share their thoughts with us through a third-party, anonymized survey informed by The Partnering Initiative's Fit for Partnering Framework, in the spirit of encouraging honest feedback. Twelve months later, we went back to partners to playback their feedback and share progress on actions taken in response.

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