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The University of Geneva (UNIGE) has created the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy (GCP) to support the international expansion and outreach of philanthropy in the Lake Geneva region. The centre specialises in inter-disciplinary research and teaching in philanthropy together with knowledge transfer.

The Centre for Philanthropy is a public-private partnership between UNIGE and a number of major Swiss-based foundations. The centre aims to encourage research and academic teaching in philanthropy and to ensure that knowledge is transferred to meet the needs of practitioners and the Geneva region.

The centre delivers a variety of services in close cooperation with the different faculties in the University of Geneva and the partner foundations. These include an international academic conference which offers open dialogue on innovative themes between academics researching in the field and committed philanthropists. The 2020 Conference will focus on Philanthropy and taxation.  

The GCP defines philanthropy as voluntary giving for the common good, the latter being codified by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

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The taxation of philanthropy (in French), 28.11.2020, Radio Canada-info

The belgian tax sytem for donations among the most generous (in French), 28.11.2020, Le Soir

Tax support for philanthropy: striking the right balance, 27.11.2020, blog from Pascal Saint-Amans and Henry Peter

Taxation and philanthropy report - Policy brief, 26.11.2020, OECD

Taxation and philanthropy report - Press release, 26.11.2020, OECD

The hazards of philanthropy and why its tax treatment needs a proper look, 23.11.2020, Geneva solutions

Les questions que pose le rachat du «Temps» par la fondation Aventinus, 20.11.2020, 'AGEFI

Unserer Gesellschaft ginge es ohne Philanthropie schlechter, 20.11.2020, ThePhilanthropist

Harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence for Philanthropy: A call for action, 09.11.2020, UNToday

Œuvres de charité : recettes en baisse, 10.10.2020, RTS Un, Le journal 19h30

Econoclaste: l'optimisation fiscale pour tous, 17.08.2020, RTS, On en parle

Fortement touchées par le confinement, les ONG s'attendent à souffrir, 29.05.2020, RTS, Tout un monde

Quel impact la pandémie a-t-elle eu sur la philanthropie? 28.05.2020, Réformés - Le Journal

COVID-19: le Gouvernement suisse soutient le secteur de la culture, 09.04.2020, note d'Henry Peter et Anne Laure Bandle

Comment donne-t-on aujourd'hui, mars 2020, Réformés

When philanthropy is accused of jeopardizing democracy, 18.12.2019, CNN Money Switzerland

Le droit suisse peine à soutenir l’entrepreneuriat social, 28.11.2019, L'Agefi

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