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April 22, 2017
On Earth Day, Amsterdam-based design platform What Design Can Do, along with the IKEA Foundation and the Autodesk Foundation, is announcing a new global design competition to help families cope with the effects of climate change. Read more
February 23, 2017
To enable Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Save the Children to continue to save lives and protect children and families in Yemen, the IKEA Foundation has stepped forward to give a €2 million grant to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and €500,000 to Save the Children.   Yemen is on the... Read more
January 31, 2017
Why IKEA Foundation’s flatpack refugee shelter won design of the year (The Guardian, 27 January 2017). Read more
January 31, 2017
Every year, TIME selects the best inventions that are making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun. In the past, we’ve featured everything from the real-life hoverboard to the desktop DNA lab. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
When disasters strike, children are among the most vulnerable, and humanitarian aid agencies need to be able to respond immediately to save their lives. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
IKEA Foundation has given a euro 5-million grant to US-based non profit organisation Habitat for Humanity to work for the welfare of the poor in India and Kenya. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
For the last five years, news and images from the Syrian civil war have jarred our collective consciousness. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
To address the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II, one Dutch design organization issued a global call to the creative community: “What can designers do to help?”. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
An international design competition aimed at finding solutions to refugee issues yielded hundreds of entries. ‘The new generation of creative professionals mainly wants to contribute to society.’ Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
25 designs that offer a range of solutions for improving the lives of refugees living in urban environments have been shortlisted for the first What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge. Read more
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