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The future is here: Supporting social innovation in Turkey

Many people around the world say they don’t contribute to social causes for fear that their contributions will be wasted. So how is it that a board game on Kickstarter mangadom managed to collect over…  


The perfect recipe for ending corruption

Governments around the world are losing the trust of citizens. The civic space is shrinking and the rule of law has become increasingly threatened. According to Social Progress Index, the world will…  


Are Inclusive Cities smarter than "Smart"?

Our collective imagination of the Future of Cities is alluring, and dangerously incomplete.  


The future of human mobility

To be ready for the future of human mobility, we need to start changing our thinking about it now. While doing so, here are four things to keep in mind.  


Istanbul Innovation Days: #NextGenGov

Breakthrough to 2030: What is the reality of global development in 2018 and how can we join forces to advance Agenda 2030?  


The future of People Power: Generation Z

Just when we need them most, our governance systems are letting us down. Structures that have been stable for seventy years are cracking under the pressure of social and technological change.…  


Can we ‘innovate’ our way towards a more peaceful world?

Current conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts are further challenged by the fast pace of technological innovation. However, technology can also offer new methods and opportunities to advance…  


From crowdfunding to development platforms: 8 ways to make use of a networked world

It’s impossible to eradicate poverty – a complex phenomenon – without connecting different areas of expertise and partners across a wide range of thematic issues.  


#NextGenGov (the Big Boring Bureaucratic Revolution)

In the spirit of a true R&D gathering, the 2018 Istanbul Innovation Days (2018 IID) on #NextGenGov aims to bring together partners to create the space for a new range of deliberate experiments and…  


Summit provides glimpse of tomorrow's governments

In Georgia, powerful calls for public service excellence come as star robot takes the stage, highlighting AI’s potential for government efficiency and transparency.  

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