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Virtual reality brought me into the world of a strong Roma woman

What did I know about Roma? When we started to think about making a virtual reality film about Roma, it was with the idea to transcend the clichés.…


We’re not being ambitious enough on our climate pledges

According to an independent climate tracker, current climate pledges are insufficient to keep global temperature below a projected 2ºC increase. While limiting carbon emissions is a top priority,…  


Beyond social innovation: A conversation with Milica Begovic

Because of their complexity, the Sustainable Development Goals are challenging the capabilities of current governments and markets to fulfill that agenda. The goals require new types of collective…  


Why your grandmother’s garden might hold the secret to a long, prosperous and healthy life

Belarus is blessed not only with a rich agricultural heritage but also with a socially-minded land-use system – not because it’s ‘hip’ but simply because that is what has always been done.  


Making the most of emigration

Emigration from Moldova is the eleventh highest in the world. The country’s demographic future looks grim, but with an inventive approach, emigration can bring significant benefits for the country.  


Virtual reality brought me into the world of a strong Roma woman

What did I know about Roma? When we started to think about making a virtual reality film about Roma, it was with the idea to transcend the clichés. Could we make people feel a connection to Roma, to…  


Can we hack bureaucracy?

Worldwide, about one billion people work for public administrations at various levels. In the face of ever evolving technology, they are facing challenges in delivering services to citizens in a…  


7 digital trends we need to embrace for the Global Goals

From quality education to gender equality, ending poverty to tackling climate change, we need to create content that creates meaningful dialogue and ends up on user’s newsfeeds.  


Keep it simple: Complexity and the SDGs

We need tools to make this complexity around SDGs manageable, and we are actively designing and testing them.  


Can Central Asia protect itself from disasters?

Most people who live in Central Asia are too young to remember the devastating earthquakes from the past. Although all Central Asian countries are characterized by high seismic risk, the region has…  


Here comes the sun… to relieve you from the burden of electricity bills

In Moldova, where around 74 percent of the energy is imported and in the last five years the energy prices increased by more than 50 percent, solar energy has high potential.  

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