SCANNING WEBINAR: China futures background

William Nee, China researcher at Amnesty International and Peng Bin, Beijing Representative for Mercy Corps, will share their insights on key trends and different organisational strategic approaches, as background for our June annual meeting on the implications of China’s big development and global engagement models for ICSOs.

Friday 1 March, 10.00-11.00 CET (Berlin time), 09:00-10:00 GMT (London time)

What can we learn from campaigns run by the world’s children and young people?

22nd January 2019 by Patrick Watt

This blog entry was originally published on campaigns.savethechildren.net. All rights reserved. 

Save the Children’s Patrick Watt reports back from some INGO soul searching on ‘Engaging a New Generation’ at Global Perspectives 2018.

There’s nothing new about children and youth being involved in movements for change, from the anti-apartheid cause in South Africa, to the earlier and more hopeful chapters of the Arab Spring.

SCANNING WEBINAR: Youth foresight and strategy scenario processes

January 2019 Scanning webinar on youth foresight and strategy scenario processes

We’ve scheduled  a follow-up to our November webinar, to hear more organisational approaches, lessons and ambitions to engage young supporters and influencers in future strategy development processes. Aarathi Krishnan will share her recent experience of leading this extensively and through a range of channels for IFRC, including gamification with youth volunteers.

Programme Intern: CSOs fighting populism and promoting innovation (SoS19)

Position: Programme Intern: CSOs fighting populism and promoting innovation

Contract period/Starting date: As soon as possible, ideally before February 2019

How to apply: Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter expressing your motivation and what you would aim to learn during your internship (in English). It should include your earliest possible starting date, suggested working hours per month,

Events Manager

Position: Events Manager

Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply: Please upload your application below, as a single PDF document with your name and job reference “Events Manager” in the document title, on or before 10 December 2018. Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter that explains why you are motivated to take up this position and how you would shape it.

The Together Project: Lessons for collective action in the face of chilling effects on civil society

26th October 2018 by Vicky Tongue

The sector Scanning the Horizon futures community this week heard from InterAction‘s Together Project, an inspiring example of collaboration by US-based civil society organisations (CSOs) to counter the ‘chilling’ effects of restrictive government regulations limiting their ability to operate. They achieved this through a combination of solidarity on principle with other NGOs, diverse but targeted and resilient advocacy in different policy and legislative spaces,

Fundraising and Communications Intern (WS 18/19)

Position: Fundraising and Communications Intern

Contract period/Starting date: January 2019

How to apply: Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter expressing your motivation, enclose relevant certificates, one reference including their contact details, and include your possible starting date. It should be submitted through our online application form (below) by 21 November 2018 at the latest.

Application deadline: 21 November 2018

 

Programme Intern: Leave No One Behind

Position: Programme Intern: Leave No One Behind

Contract period/Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply: Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter expressing your motivation and what you would aim to learn during your internship (in English). It should be submitted through our online application form (below) by 12 October 2018

Please send your application in one PDF-document stating your name and the job reference “Internship” in the document title.

Technical Intuition: Instincts in a Digital World

14th August 2018 by Alix Dunn

This blog is republished with thanks to the authour, it first appeared on Alix’s Medium blog, which you can find here

The digital world is disorienting. It permeates every aspect of our lives, but few of us understand how it works. Worse yet, few of us know where to begin if we want to make it work for us.