Posts Tagged: Citizenship

Participation and post-2015 goals: Rhetoric as usual?

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As global governments begin to negotiate and agree on a framework for a development agenda post-2015, it is heartening to note that unlike the MDGs that were developed in a top down manner, development of the post-2015 framework has been consultative, at least via CSO mediated processes. Efforts such as Ground Level Panels (GLPs) by […]

Participatory visual processes in Nairobi’s margins

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Thea Shakrokh I recently spent a week in Nairobi with community researchers from The Seed Institute and Spatial Collective (two of the research group members within Participate [www.ids.ac.uk/Participate]) who were learning about participatory video as an action and research strategy within their participatory research initiatives. Participatory visual processes provide creative possibilities for the very real […]

Time to Listen

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Danny Burns The Participate team spent much of last week preparing for and engaging with the High Level Panel. The panel was very open and responsive to our message, and a number of panel members filled in the postcards that we provided, asking them to indicate how they might engage with Participate. These are all […]

You have 9 minutes to talk to the High Level Panel: what would you say?

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Joanna Wheeler and Thea Shahrokh At lunchtime tomorrow Participate has a space within the meeting of the High Level Panel (HLP) on the post-2015 development agenda to present the work of the initiative, and to make the case for why participatory research matters. In this space, we hope to provide a framing that will ensure […]