Hivos International

Whither goes the GCF?

Will the Green Climate Fund overlook decentralised renewable energy enterprises, or will it promote a paradigm shift towards low-emission and climate-resilient development?

2016 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2016.

 

Knowledge Dossiers

Hivos operates at the cutting edge of developments. To stay ahead of the curve, Hivos invests in knowledge creation. Browse through our dossiers for a wealth of insights.

Portraits in Courage

Stories of brave, determined activists who fight for MENA women’s empowerment and influence. Their dream is a just, democratic and equal society in their countries.

Facts & Figures

Worldwide

People reached 18.7 million

Number of partner organisations 445

Number of countries 33

Total liability € 91.3 million

Offices abroad 4 regional and 6 local

Number of employees 337

News

While investors spend billions in coffee company acquisitions and mergers, coffee production on the ground is under threat from all sides. This is negatively impacting future value creation throughout the sector. Without major efforts to adapt production to climate change, increase transparency...

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia, IDAHOT, we celebrate that homosexuality was officially erased from the International Classification of Diseases as a psychological disorder in 1990. While we have made some progress in addressing barriers associated with...

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Within a three-day span, Nicaragua’s president Daniel Ortega issued legislation by decree that reduced pensions for retired people and increased contributions for workers and...

Blog posts

Pride Month should not be calendar month but a living reality

June is often celebrated as Pride Month – a time to celebrate- the diversity of sexualities and gender identities. Most importantly, it is a...

While on a flight from Washington DC to Copenhagen, I sat next to a charming middle aged African American lady who just started working as an event planner for a large tech company in...

 

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Merriam-Webster dictionary defines phobia as “an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation”.

Since childhood, we have accumulated...