What exactly is the role of private sector actors in developments, and what do they contribute? What is the rationale, and what the risks and dilemmas of getting invvolved as as business? And what is the criticism om involvement of the private sector?
In this blog, Judith and Susan reflect on 'the donor dance' as presented in the lecture on intergovernmental actors in the field of international development. And not in a simple account of the lecture day, but in a infographic drawn by themselves.
Development and power are inherently connected; development is about bringing a positive change and aims to decrease inequality, both of which are strongly connected to constellations of power. But what is power, actually?
That climate change is an urgent problem that affects us all is not a question, but how do you deal with it? We all have a roll to play, and Ida and Marlies share their insights in this toolkit for climate diplomats.
How to deal with shrinking civic space as a northern NGO, working on LGBTI rights? AMIDs Tess van Bommel and Mariëlle de Jonge, wrote down their reflections, based on a case set in the newly established country: Amidstan.
Melanne was felled by the autumn flu and unfortunately could not attend the two-day training last week. Dieuwke called her to ask how she was doing, and get her up to speed on the theme of the training: knowledge management.