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Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities
Content partnership

Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities

Minecraft, the computer game that has no end goal and consists of simply playing with building blocks, is a global addiction: more than 50 million p…
Content Partner
16 February 2018Apolitical
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Weekly Round-up- online misinformation, a healthcare revolution, the future of community & more! 
Reading Recommendations

Weekly Round-up- online misinformation, a healthcare revolution, the future of community & more! 

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
12 February 2018
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Digital storytelling across South Africa and Europe
Technology & Digital

Digital storytelling across South Africa and Europe

It's a problem that we all know too well. We only know about social innovation projects that are great at telling their stories. Many innovations re…
25 January 2017Jordan Junge
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New SIX Series-Blog No. 1: Exploring social innovation in post-conflict societies
Capacity Building

New SIX Series-Blog No. 1: Exploring social innovation in post-conflict societies

What behaviours and attitudes contribute to an effective social innovation culture? A few months ago SIX co-hosted an SIE event with the BMW Foundat…
25 May 2016Eddy Adams
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How to be more innovative in your practice: 6 reflections from SIX and Hivos
Capacity Building

How to be more innovative in your practice: 6 reflections from SIX and Hivos

Across the world, development and social challenges are increasingly more complex and urgent. From INGOs to community organisations to governments,…
16 March 2016SIX and Hivos
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10 trends of social innovation in South Africa
Citizen Participation

10 trends of social innovation in South Africa

Jordan Junge reflects on SIX's recent event in Johannesburg, South Africa. Standing in a hot field in Soweto, we saw the vision for the future. Ther…
20 April 2015Jordan Junge
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Lighting Malawi: Malawi Solar Lights Project
Environment

Lighting Malawi: Malawi Solar Lights Project

Only 7% of people in Malawi have access to electricity. Without access to electricity, households in these communities spend 20-25% of their monthly…
SIX
25 February 2015
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CIVICUS International Civil Society Week
Citizen Participation

CIVICUS International Civil Society Week

This blog post is written by Tevfik Başak Ersen and was originally published on Alliance Magazine.CIVICUS and its partners organized International…
8 January 2015Tevfik Başak Ersen for Alliance Magazine
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Reimaginging Relationships: Suggested Reading
Citizen Participation

Reimaginging Relationships: Suggested Reading

We suggested the following blogs and articles to participants before the event to help them think about what it means to reimagine relationships. 1.…
SIX
26 November 2014
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