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

“We will not enjoy security without development, we will not enjoy development without security, and we will not enjoy either without respect for human rights.” This famous quote on human rights by the former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, signifies a critical global commitment to the fight...

Hivos’ programme with Greenpeace, All Eyes on the Amazon, is very pleased to receive £300,000 in funding from the players of the People's Postcode Lottery in the UK. In 2017, Hivos and Greenpeace received a 14.8 million euro contribution from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery’s Dream...

Hivos and ARTICLE 19 are alarmed at the news that the Philippine government has declared 600 people to be ‘communist terrorists’.

The list of names includes the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the rights of indigenous peoples, and human rights defenders including...

Blog posts

The current dominant agricultural model has run out of steam. It’s high time to replace it with one that is not only sustainable, but also efficient, inclusive and respectful of the planet and the...

Ketumbeine and Komolo villages are two distant communities in the Northern Zone of Tanzania. They did not have access to energy before Power Corner and Rafiki Power arrived on the scene and installed solar...

During the week of 8 March - International women's Day - Hivos is sharing stories of some of the amazing and powerful women we support worldwide. This year's theme is: “Rural and urban activists...