European News

Pan-European fundraising news.

 

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Theo Hesen

The first Legavision World Conference will take place in the UK on 8 November 2016, with representatives attending from Austria, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and other nations.

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IFCThis year’s International Fundraising Congress (IFC) will challenge delegates to rethink the way their organisations fulfil their missions. The programme is designed to help change-makers think beyond fundraising toward a more complex and holistic relationship with donors and other supporters.

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The Global NPO Coalition on FATF has applauded an update by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to its counter-terrorism recommendation on nonprofit organisations.

 

The update has seen the removal of FATF’s longstanding characterisation of nonprofits as “particularly vulnerable” to terrorist abuse from Recommendation 8 (R8).

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Syrian refugees

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has announced that it will no longer take funds from the European Union and Member States, in opposition to the EU approach to migration.

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