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Defining Oneself and Changing the Narrative

Australia: In his article for OLBIOS, Mohammed Semra, UN Humanitarian Affairs Peace Ambassador, writes on the challenge of defining oneself as opposed to being defined by others, the importance of role models and opportunity.

Connecting Policy Elites with Civil Society: the Formula for Change in the 2020s?

Andrew Kolb, Director of Communications at German Marshall Fund of the United States, writes on the audiences that causes should reach to shape the future

Sports as an ideal tool of social integration

Marc Larripa Fernandez writes on how A,E Ramassà, a small sports club from Barcelona, became a UN Global Goals ambassador

Do we still want to maximise consumption?

Jon Alexander, Founder and Director at New Citizenship Project, writes on sustainable consumption, the idea of consumption as a panacea and the Citizen Confidence Index

Communitarian Empowerment in Practice

Dr Henry Tam, Director of Question the Powerful, describes an exemplary way to enable communities to cultivate mutual respect and cooperate

The path from social causes to innovation

Nabeel Siddiqui, CEO at ModulusTech, writes on the realization that housing needs to be re-invented; A thought that led him to a low-cost, modular house that you could easily transport anywhere and set up within a day

Do we still want to maximise consumption?

Jon Alexander, Founder and Director at New Citizenship Project, writes on sustainable consumption, the idea of consumption as a panacea and the Citizen Confidence Index

Communitarian Empowerment in Practice

Dr Henry Tam, Director of Question the Powerful, describes an exemplary way to enable communities to cultivate mutual respect and cooperate

The path from social causes to innovation

Nabeel Siddiqui, CEO at ModulusTech, writes on the realization that housing needs to be re-invented; A thought that led him to a low-cost, modular house that you could easily transport anywhere and set up within a day

Do we still want to maximise consumption?

Jon Alexander, Founder and Director at New Citizenship Project, writes on sustainable consumption, the idea of consumption as a panacea and the Citizen Confidence Index

Communitarian Empowerment in Practice

Dr Henry Tam, Director of Question the Powerful, describes an exemplary way to enable communities to cultivate mutual respect and cooperate

The path from social causes to innovation

Nabeel Siddiqui, CEO at ModulusTech, writes on the realization that housing needs to be re-invented; A thought that led him to a low-cost, modular house that you could easily transport anywhere and set up within a day

From street-smart to street-educated

For some children, streets are their learning environment; Arnoud Raskin presents Mobile School and the power of its pioneering outreach strategy based on empowerment, as opposed to merely assistance.

From street-smart to street-educated

For some children, streets are their learning environment; Arnoud Raskin presents Mobile School and the power of its pioneering outreach strategy based on empowerment, as opposed to merely assistance.

From street-smart to street-educated

For some children, streets are their learning environment; Arnoud Raskin presents Mobile School and the power of its pioneering outreach strategy based on empowerment, as opposed to merely assistance.

Do only crises bring us closer?

In an article contributed to OLBIOS, Angela Tolliday asks whether we can connect only during crises and claims that this is intimately connected to knowing one’s neighbours.

How to think more by being less authentic

Tony Koutsoumbos, says that the best way to see someone else’s point of view might be taking a break from our own authenticity.

How can humanitarian aid become more effective?

Reinier Van Hoffen writes from the Netherlands on the constructive interplay between tacit knowledge and science in relation to aid effectiveness.

From footprints to handprints

We all know of the importance of a company’s footprint in relation to the environment, A handprint is equally important, writes Frantz Dhers

Do only crises bring us closer?

In an article contributed to OLBIOS, Angela Tolliday asks whether we can connect only during crises and claims that this is intimately connected to knowing one’s neighbours.

How to think more by being less authentic

Tony Koutsoumbos, says that the best way to see someone else’s point of view might be taking a break from our own authenticity.

From footprints to handprints

We all know of the importance of a company’s footprint in relation to the environment, A handprint is equally important, writes Frantz Dhers

How can humanitarian aid become more effective?

Reinier Van Hoffen writes from the Netherlands on the constructive interplay between tacit knowledge and science in relation to aid effectiveness.

Do only crises bring us closer?

In an article contributed to OLBIOS, Angela Tolliday asks whether we can connect only during crises and claims that this is intimately connected to knowing one’s neighbours.

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