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Charles Leadbeater: The internet can facilitate social change
Capacity Building

Charles Leadbeater: The internet can facilitate social change

Author and social entrepreneur Charles Leadbeater says that new technology can give ordinary people the means to tackle social problems in direct,…
9 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Learning from Extremes
Capacity Building

Learning from Extremes

'In the next few decades, hundreds of millions of young, poor families will migrate to cities in the developing world in search of work and opportun…
4 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Flying from the Nest
Article

Flying from the Nest

In Afghanistan, faced with the education system in ruins, Aschiana and Aina (local NGO's) were able to create a training centre to teach multimedia…
3 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Scaling new heights: How to Spot Small Successes in the Public Sector and Make Them Big
Tools

Scaling new heights: How to Spot Small Successes in the Public Sector and Make Them Big

President Clinton once said, "nearly every problem has been solved by someone, somewhere. The challenge of the 21st century is to find out what work…
5 July 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Capital Ideas: How to generate innovation in the public sector
Article

Capital Ideas: How to generate innovation in the public sector

The report argues that innovation is essential for the public sector. In the private sector innovation is estimated to contribute some 85% of US pro…
5 July 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Listen, Participate, Transform: a social media framework for local government
Article

Listen, Participate, Transform: a social media framework for local government

Listen, Participate, Transform: A social media framework for local government (June 2010) This think-piece, the second in a series from the Young F…
5 July 2010Manny Hothi
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Innovating better ways of living in later life: Context, Examples and Opportunities
Ageing

Innovating better ways of living in later life: Context, Examples and Opportunities

The paper looks at the changing facts of ageing as both a challenge and an opportunity. The focus is in particular on the many ways in which societi…
21 June 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Study on Social Innovation
Article

Study on Social Innovation

SIX and the Young Foundation were commissioned by the Bureau of European Policy Advisors at the European Commission to a study of social innovation…
7 June 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Youth Leadership and Digital Technology: About the discussion
Capacity Building

Youth Leadership and Digital Technology: About the discussion

The Current Climate A deepening recession is not a great time for young people. There are fewer and fewer job opportunities and even graduates with…
7 June 2010
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Youth Leadership and Digital Technology: What happened?
Technology & Digital

Youth Leadership and Digital Technology: What happened?

On 7 June 2010, third sector leaders met with policy makers, creative thinkers, and practitioners working in the field of youth leadership from the…
7 June 2010
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Cultural Politics in Europe and Intercultural Dialogue in the EU
Article

Cultural Politics in Europe and Intercultural Dialogue in the EU

This work explores the discrepancy between identity politics in European countries and the cultural policies of the European Union. It uncovers how…
3 June 2010Charlotte De Kock
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