Dodging dystopia: Crowdsourced foresight in Armenia

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Filed under: Development 2.0 Social inclusion Social innovation

At Kolba lab here in Armenia, we have been testing foresight. We’re trying to gauge its potential in shaping the UN’s strategy in Armenia and in supporting the design of future development programmes. This blog is the second in a series aimed at sharing our rationales, experiences, and results. In the previous blog post, we talk about why… Read more »

Georgia: Diplohackers Unite!

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Filed under: Development 2.0 Social inclusion Social innovation

How can we open up the circle of decision-makers to include regular citizens? How can governments better respond to citizens’ concerns? How can people and decision-makers cooperate for a better future in the coming decade? These were just some of the pointed questions raised by young Georgians during Post-2015 national consultations held in Georgia last year…. Read more »

South Eastern Europe is making government communications history

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Filed under: Development 2.0 Governance

*This post was originally published on the NAGC’s blog: Adventures in Government Communications On September 16, government communicators in the nation states of South Eastern Europe will be signing an historic declaration of commitment to the principles of open government. The signing will be the culmination of the first ever South Eastern European Government Communication Conference (SEECOM) in… Read more »