Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Nairobi, 28th November – 1st December

The SDG Philanthropy Platform Kenya actively participated in the HLM2 summit in Nairobi, Kenya (November 28 - December 01), under the auspices of The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. The Platform led a session on the Catalytic Role of Philanthropy in Africa (29 November), as part of the larger OECD-organized Philanthropy ForumKey session partners included Ford Foundation, Equity Group Foundation, Kuza Biashara, E4Impact, Rockefeller Foundation, Kenya Community Development Fund (KCDF), Housing Finance Foundation and many others. The SDG Philanthropy Platform publication 'Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals in Kenya', was officially launched at the Catalytic Role of Philanthropy in Africa session - See Photos and Storify.

Arif Neky, National Coordinator of the SDG Philanthropy Platform in Kenya, also joined Inclusive and Effective Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships: How to strengthen ownership, results, transparency and mutual accountability (November 30), showcasing the Platform’s achievements in Kenya. The Platform Kenya also joined How Can Foundations Better Collaborate with Governments? From Evidence to Action (December 01), outlining the Platform’s support for the Guidelines for Effective Philanthropic Engagement (GEPE) initiative, implemented under OECD netFWD in collaboration with the East African Association of Grantmakers (EAAG) as well as two events in promoting Primary Health Care partnerships across Kenya and on inclusive business led by the Business Call to Action.

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