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Austria: Reforms Desperately Needed in Spite of Generous Support - PANL Contribution by Michael Meyer

What are the main concerns and priorities for the nonprofit sector? This is what PANL (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership) at the Canadian Carleton University asked academic thought leaders in…

Now open: European Social Innovation Competition 2021

Launched in memory of social innovation pioneer Diogo Vasconcelos, the European Social Innovation Competition is a Competition run by the European Commission, with the support from the EIC across all…

What does it Take To Internationalise a Social Venture? First Insights From the ESESII Project.

21% to 26% of start-ups in Europe target social, community or environmental goals. Many of them address current challenges with innovate and novel approaches, that can best unfold their full impact…

Publication: Partnership in Times of COVID-19: Government and Civil Society in Austria

How did the relation between Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and government develop during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, once governments had taken restrictive measures to lock down…

Inside Impact invites you to Lunch with Impact: Established Social entrepreneurs about founding and challenges

In cooperation with Social Impact Award, Inside Impact has designed a new format: Lunch with Impact. On selected Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. in March and April 2021, Lunch with Impact seasons your lunch…

Watch: Is it Tomorrow yet? How the pandemic changes Europe? – Ivan Krastev

On 2 March 2021, CEE expert Ivan Krastev joined us for the online keynote: “Is it Tomorrow yet? How the pandemic changes Europe”. What are the consequences of the pandemic that will set the course of…

How the pandemic changes Europe – NGO Academy Keynote with Ivan Krastev

What are the consequences of the pandemic that will set the course of the world in the coming years? Paradoxes that COVID-19 has brought to light regarding globalization include international…

Starting in October 2021: The new Professional Master Social Innovation & Management at WU Executive Academy (part-time)

This new Professional Master Social Innovation & Management (PM SIM) is designed to accelerate the understanding of the current core dimensions of social innovation and management. It empowers…