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GPP Donor Pre-Conference at the Qawsuna Summit

September 15 – September 18, 2024

Kathmandu, Nepal

Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) invites you to the Donor Pre-Conference (DPC) at Qawsuna Summit on September 15th-18th in Kathmandu, Nepal, focused on funding LGBTI communities in North Africa and West Asia.

The DPC provides an opportunity for donors committed to the regions to reinforce their support for LGBTI movements with the themes:

  • Support holistic care and safety
  • Resource responsibly in crisis, conflict, and closed space, and
  • Innovative ways to fund and support movement growth and funding equity
The Qawsuna Summit will serve as a space to rekindle the spirit of activism and friendship, bringing together Queer activists from various regions, generations, expertise, and background.

This Summit, with the theme “Healing and Beyond from Discord to Harmony,” is organized by IRAQUEER, Mosaic, Pan Africa ILGA, ILGA Asia, COC Nederland, Power of Pride, Mawjoudin for Equality Initiative, and the Global Philanthropy Project. It aims to promote personal well-being, resolve conflicts among activists, and harmonize diverse voices.

Who can attend?

  • Representatives of grantmaking organizations and other foundations (private/public)
  • Government and multilateral donors
  • Individual high net wealth (HNW) donors and philanthropic advisors (including representatives of intermediary funders who are primarily or solely grantmakers)
  • Intermediaries

Space is limited. 

Once you have submitted your registration request, you will receive a confirmation email about whether we can accommodate your participation in Kathmandu.

About our partners:

Q&A

Will interpretation services be provided at the event?

The event will offer interpretation in English, French, and Arabic.

How many representatives can attend per organization?

Due to space constraints, we can only accommodate one person per organization. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive a payment link.

What’s the attendance fee? 

The attendance fee is 350 USD per person. It is paid to ILGA Asia, which is supporting the organizers of Qawsuna in producing the event. The fee includes a coffee break, lunch, and conference access.

If your attendance is confirmed, we will email you the payment link. Please pay as soon as possible.

Is accommodation included?

Accommodation is not covered in the participation cost.

Can GPP provide financial support to attend the conference?

Unfortunately, GPP cannot provide financial support to attend the conference. Thank you for understanding.

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