• Online

This collaborative platform helps CSOs prepare for disruption and benefit from change. With members including leading ICSOs, national CSO umbrella organisations, and private sector companies,  the platform address the need for collaborative trend analysis in the sector. Futurists, strategists, trend analysts and organisational learning and research specialists form a cross-sector community of experts and practitioners (more…)

  • Scanning the Horizon: 2021 membership
    1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021
    12:00 am - 11:55 pm


  • Online

Event times in Central European Summer Time (CEST)   Freedom of expression is a basic requirement for maintaining democracy and open societies where citizens stay informed, express opinions and participate actively in public life. Two case studies from the Solidarity Playbook explore different aspects of freedom of expression – both its protection and its potential (more…)

  • SANE curated conversation with Hivos
    22nd June 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  • SANE curated conversation with Access Now
    13th July 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:15 pm


  • Online

Meeting times in CEST.   The ‘Hard Talk’ will be conducted on 28 – 29 June 2021, virtually. It will include interactive sessions over two half days and will include invitations to critical friends to the sector. Participation will be by invitation only. The first day will consist of dialogues between and with ICSOs, partner (more…)

  • Hard Talk
    28th June 2021 - 29th June 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm


  • Online

All event times in Central European Summer Time (CEST)   Meeting Concept and Draft Agenda   In 2021, the first Annual Meeting of the international civil society futures platform Scanning the Horizon will be split across five online sessions from 30th June-14th July, with some joint sessions with the Centre’s Leading Together convening. Aims of (more…)

  • Session 1: Experiences and experiments in emergence
    30th June 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session 2: Balancing crisis mode/uncertainties and long-termism
    6th July 2021
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Session 3: Leadership and Inter-generational Fairness
    7th July 2021
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Session 4: Putting Inter-generational Fairness into Practice (postponed)
    8th July 2021
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Session 5: Scanning the Horizon reflection and planning (postponed)
    14th July 2021
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


  • Online

Event times in Central European Summer Time (CEST)   The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the travel industry to a standstill. Family and business travel has been severely impacted. Long-distance and cross-border tourism has rescinded. But there is good news coming: Everybody wants to travel and digital vaccination certificates will, at least in North America and Western (more…)

  • 1st July 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:20 pm


  • Online

The International Civil Society Centre convenes groups of peers together to explore answers to their common challenges, offer input and inspiration, and provide a space to identify areas for joint action. In previous years we have brought together global heads of Policy and Advocacy, Human Resources, and Programmes for joint and separate peer sessions. This (more…)

  • Leading Together
    6th July 2021 - 8th July 2021
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm