A crash course in changing the world.
A new version of EVOKE has already started. But as I haven't seen that new version until now here are my thoughts about a possible successor.
WHICH great challenge...?
In my opinion there are three different scenarios which problems or challenges the EVOKE Network could tackle next. Not all of them are social problems.
The first future version of EVOKE is about all the problems in the Middle East. I came to this when writing about empowering women. The acceptance of…Continue
Posted on July 2, 2012 at 12:50pm
I think a very important aspect in change communication is the actual reaction and behavior of the people who have to cope with the information. There seems to be a very sensitive dynamic within the way recipients assimilate and respond to potential threats. Being able (or at least have the chance) to control this is in my opinion the decisive key to increase the chance of de-escalation in any scenario.
This makes it interesting that in order to achieve a goal like breaking down…Continue
Posted on June 25, 2012 at 3:32pm
I chose a case study about community forestry in Thailand.
As mentioned in many other case studies all over the world forest areas decreased dramatically during the last decades. Thailand issued a total "logging ban", which slowed down deforestation, but didn't stop it entirely.
So they headed out to find new ways for conserving the forest. In another case study I also read about the concept of community forests. Normally the government has the authority over the forest and the…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2012 at 3:09pm
Until now I have never heard of a natural disaster or any similar crisis in our city or region, that lead to a break down of the infrastructure. I also can't imagine that things like an earthquake, a tsunami or things like that will happen here.
In the moment our health and welfare system is far better than in any developing countries. It's even better than in many other industrial countries. In relation to problems that we could possibly face in the future I have three different…Continue
Posted on June 11, 2012 at 2:24pm