We have come a long way since Mardamej. Social innovation camps were a lot of fun, but many of the teams that emerged from these co-design events needed more support. So we built Kolba, a social venture incubator.
Posts Tagged: socinn
In June this year, we launched our Innovation Facility to accelerate and expand UNDP’s efforts to support different ways of doing development. The Facility aims to encourage UNDP to take calculated risks and push boundaries when planning and implementing projects. It is designed to serve as a platform to share our experiences with alternative methods… Read more »
As part of our efforts to innovate at Mahallae and UNDP-ACT, we are very keen on the “work out loud” approach. This is why we in the Mahallae team provide ongoing support and mentoring to our winning Challenges teams in designing and implementing successful social media and outreach strategies. Yet we sometimes notice confusion and even resistance in our innovating teams… Read more »
On 20-21 September, as part of the global SHIFT Week, I was hacking for social change with some energetic young men and women who are trying to make this world a better place. Why a hackathon? We wanted to try something different: to source ideas from some “unusual suspects” – as opposed to the same… Read more »
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 »