Many places around the world has had painful histories of conflict, from Northern Ireland to Colombia, to South Korea. These places with legacies of conflict offer insight into how you transform societies, understanding the complexity of interactions and the soft power necessary to generate social innovation ecosystems.
- What can we learn about rebuilding trust from fragmented geographies and communities?
- How does the legacy of division and confrontation influence the social innovation process?
- How can fragmented geographies and communities rebuild in order to create the trust required to nurture innovation?
From the Unusual Suspects Festival in Northern Ireland and SIX Summer School in Bogota, we have explored the theme of social innovation in post-conflict societies. The post-conflict legacy influences and shapes the approach to collaboration and innovation in these places and provides new tangible possibilities of building transformational narratives that bring communities together. We explore the different models of reinvention and renewal of the post-conflict societies that offer lessons and hope for other societies around the world.
I could never work with those people!
Abstract The Social Innovation community has a lot to learn about the challenges involved in collaborating. For this week’s SIX Series on social innovation and collaboration in post conflict societies, SIX invited Adam Kahane of Reos Partners to give his reflections on collaboration, from his new book entitled Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You ... I could never work with those people!
Taking a positive peace approach in Colombia
Taking a Positive Peace Approach in Colombia Michelle Breslauer, Director of the Americas Program at the Institute for Economics and Peace @MichBreslauer When I first travelled to Mexico City with the Institute for Economics and Peace, I came seeking ways to contribute to a more peaceful Mexico. For the last four years, I have strategized to ... Taking a positive peace approach in Colombia
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