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Theory of Change: is this the new and better way to manage impact?

Impact. Planned, unplanned, positive or negative, it is a concern of any organization or actor that aims to make the world a better place.

Dresses Hiding the Systemic Structural Problems for the Naked Eye

A blog by two AMIDs wondering what a social enterprise actually is. They seem to be everywhere but how can we recognise them?

Keep Calm and Trust the Process

Sooner or later, this happens: you might be asked to be a facilitator to the group. Don’t just jump into the task, but ask yourself the following 8 questions before, during or after the process. If you do not have clear answers yet: Keep calm and trust the process!

“If the NGOs are not giving us a headache, they are not doing their job right”

Getting a glimpse behind the scenes of Dialogue & Dissent - What have the strategic partnerships under Dialogue and Dissent I achieved? What are the lessons learned? And what should future partnerships take into account for the coming tender? The Strategic Partnerships in a nutshell.

10 Tips and Tricks for International Negotiations

Negotiation skills are important in international relations. But how do you negotiate effectively? Unfortunately (though unsurprisingly), there is no universal recipe for success. However, the following ten tips and tricks could prove to be useful when you find yourself at a negotiation table.

“Why Again?” - Intercultural Competences for the Internationally Savvy

On Friday 26th of April, our trainee group from the Advanced Master International Development programme at Radboud University Nijmegen had the opportunity to follow a training in intercultural competences.

Multistakeholder Partnerships: an AMID video

What exactly is this magical tool named an 'MSP'? 38 minds being worth more than two, two AMIDs asked their fellow trainees and future bridge-builders, for their input. Read the blog, and watch the video.

To the ‘empire on which the sun never sets’,

"To the ‘empire on which the sun never sets’, It is I, Abieyuwa Akenzua, writing to you again but this time out of sheer frustration and incandescent with rage." - read this great and original narrative on decolonizing development.

Citizen Initiatives for Global Solidarity

There are citizen initiatives in many different shapes and sizes, with different strengths and weaknesses. Nonetheless, the people involved are generally strongly motivated and committed, and are able to ensure that the money goes where it is supposed to go. And you can help too!