Engaging Internationally

Test IT! – The project continues

August 23, 2017

The youth engagement working group is the first group that is part of the Civil Society and Testing Change project, a global project to develop and test some operational changes intended to help keep civil society organizations relevant.  The group is co-led by CIVICUS and the CS&TC project with eight members – four from the …

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Multi-generational Dialogue

July 13, 2017

This post has been co-authored by Bonnie Koenig and Alyssa Smaldino

In 2011 the most recent UN’s State of the World Report noted that “People under 25 make up 43 percent of the world’s population, and 60 percent of the population of developing countries.”

The ‘millennial’ generation is now making their impact known not only …

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The State of Impact Assessment

May 16, 2017

 

Why Impact?

As I wrote in the introduction to my book “International Engagement for Impact in a Changing World”:

“We’ve become complacent about outcomes as things we can measure – how many of this or that? We need to push ourselves forward to look at impact as how are lives being changed in positive

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An Anniversary Blog

May 3, 2017

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging for seven years now.  When I was first encouraged by colleagues and started to blog I didn’t think I would have enough to say (that I would feel was really worth saying) on a regular basis.  I made a decision not to feel like I had to …

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Global Health Trends – 2017 Edition

April 12, 2017

 

This is an update on short pieces I have done every few years on trends in the Global Health field.  You can see the 2013 update here and the 2011 version here.

From the work that I do with organizations engaged in global health efforts, as well as observing the global health arena, some …

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