2016 Annual Conference | April 8-12, 2016 | Washington, DC

The Future of Community

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2016 Global Philanthropy Dinner - Uprooted Communities: Our Global Migration Challenge

The 2016 Annual Global Philanthropy Dinner will provide a space for conference attendees to meet and connect before the full conference begins on Sunday. Dinner will feature a number of leading experts who will discuss how the global migration challenge is impacting communities around the world, the root causes and challenges that have led to growing migration flows, and what role philanthropy can play when responding to this crisis.

The panel discussion will feature:


Carla Koppel

Vice President, Applied Conflict Transformation
United States Institute of Peace


Shelly Pitterman

Regional Representative for the USA and Caribbean
United Nations Refugee Agency


Anne Richards

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration
U.S. State Department


Roger-Mark de Souza

Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience
Wilson Center

The Council is grateful to the "la Caixa" Foundation for providing sponsorship support for this preconference event.

Thanks to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for their table sponsorship.