Conference Report

Building Ecosystems for Systems Change


How do we collaborate to create ecosystems that support innovation for systems change?

Unfolding the power of ESD. Lessons learned and way forward.


Authors: The Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD)
Publication date: 2012

This conference report contains key messages on the future development of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), based on the knowledge exchange and creative co-thinking of 120 policy makers, researchers and practitioners at the conference on ESD, held in Sweden in 2012. 

Bridging and Bonding: Improving the Links Between Transparency and Accountability Actors


Authors: Wanjiku Kelbert, A.
Publication date: 2014

The first Learning and Inspiration Event hosted by Making All Voices Count brought together people with different kinds of expertise to think collaboratively about how technology can be used to enhance citizen engagement and improve government responsiveness. 

DLP: Coalitions in the Politics of Development


Author: DLP (Developmental Leadership Program)
Publication date: 2012

This DLP Research and Policy Workshop Report shares the findings, insights and guidance from the DLP Coalitions Workshop on Developmental Coalitions, organised in Sydney, 15-16 February 2012. In this workshop report, ample attention is given to the policy and practice of effective developmental coalitions, including a variety of case studies to exemplify donor experiences.


Equity, power games and legitimacy: dilemmas of participatory learning processes


Authors : C├ęcile Barnaud and Annemarie Van Paassen

Publication Date :  July 2010

Designers of participatory learning processes in heterogeneous social contexts often encounter problems ranging from claims that the processes and their designers are negatively influenced by powerful stakeholders, to accusations of illegitimate interventions in social settings where some stakeholders are empowered relative to others.