- Sharing knowledge to support kids from Alabama to Montana
Steadfast support from an adult mentor can be a transformative force in a young person’s life, but how do you maintain that support in the face of a pandemic that requires people to stay apart?
- The Day of the African Child and a Focus on Access to Education
The Day of the African Child, is marked today, June 16, to turn the world’s attention to the experiences of children in Africa, with a particular focus on educational gaps that remain to be filled.
- Street Work in Athens Helps Meet the Needs of Unaccompanied Refugee Children
“I was scared. If you hadn’t found me, I wouldn’t know where to go,” said one of the refugee children supported by the nonprofit organization Faros.
- 25 Years of Helping Open Up Access to Extraordinary Artistic Creation and Cultural Heritage
Art is essential—it helps us reflect on what it means to be human and connect with one another across difference.
- Canals? Drones? Mars getaways? Imagine the Future of Cities with an Immersive Model from Chatham House’s SNF CoLab
A public fountain that doubles as a drinking fountain. Urban waterways to cope with rising seas. A Mars Expo advertising a five-year emigration scheme for the Red Planet.
- Fostering Engaged Citizenship as a Dynamo of Healthy Democracy
Robust civil discourse and civic engagement are key pillars of democracy worldwide. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) aims to help create platforms for open discussion on critical issues and to educate active and informed citizens.
- Supporting Maternal Health as an Individual Right and a Foundation for Thriving Communities
More than 800 women around the world die each day of preventable causes connected to pregnancy and childbirth.
- Gathering Oral Histories as a Way to Connect in the Present and Leave a Legacy for the Future
Humans are storytellers, and the stories we tell can help us understand our collective past, celebrate our individual experiences, and recognize our shared humanity.
- Cyclone Ianos Brings Setbacks and New Beginnings for Farmers in Central Greece
In mid-September 2020, a Mediterranean cyclone appeared in Greece for the first time. Large swaths of the country, from the southern Ionian to the Sporades and Crete, were faced with heavy winds, torrential rain, and flooding.