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 […]
Posts Tagged: Citizenship
As the UN High Level Panel prepares its report of recommendations for the post-2015 development framework, Joanna Wheeler reflects on how this new global framework should enable more opportunities for meaningful citizen participation, which will lead to more inclusive and sustainable development.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]