An international Training Forum, gathering some of the world’s most aspiring minds to identify world’s most pressing local and global problems, ideate solutions, develop international mobility projects, launch sustainable enterprises contributing to Action Agenda for Change 2020
14th - 18th April 2017 - Goa, India
The world's most pressing problems transcend national borders, calling for collective action and international cooperation. World's most aspiring minds join hands together with philanthropists, visionary political leaders, acclaimed practitioners and pioneers of grassroots movements from across the globe to identify local and global problems and contribute to Action Agenda for Change 2020 by developing international mobility projects and launch sustainable enterprises.
It is an informal process of dialogue and cooperation in order to equip changemakers from across the globe with the skill-sets required to create and execute innovative solutions to those local and global community issues.
This Changemakers’ Room brings some of the best minds from across the globe to address the most pressing problems in the areas of Climate Action, Education and Inequality. Goa, India is the perfect location to meet like minded individuals, ideate, build international mobility projects leading to the creation of sustainable businesses. Participants at the Changemakers’ Room include an excellent mix of entrepreneurs, youth workers, volunteers, social workers, tech professionals, design graduates and activists alike. Five days of experiential learning platform that enables individuals to collaborate in pursuit of solutions and create community impact projects with visible innovative outcomes contributing to Action Agenda for Change 2020.
The programme has been split across four major phases, each phase aiming to achieve defined objectives and goals.
In the following months until 2020, the detailed program is elaborated upon.
Changemakers' Room international Training Forum is the Phase I. During this stage, changemakers undergo an intense training in learning human centered design and logical framework analysis to identify solutions. Changemakers form working groups and begin developing international mobility projects. Changemakers are also introduced to the other stakeholders of the international ecosystem - mentors, funding agencies, entrepreneurs and NGOs.
Second phase begins soon after the conclusion of the Training Forum. During this phase, the changemakers work on finalizing the projects addressing their chosen issue. Groups identify the innovative aspect of their project, nurture relationships with local and global organizations to implement and take up the proposal to the European Commission. This phase usually takes 2-4 months to complete.
Upon successful acceptance for funding, each project will move to the implementation phase, both locally and internationally. With multiple mobility activities spread over partner countries, the group proceeds to build its innovation (a product / service) in stages. This phase typically lasts for 12 - 24 months.
At the end of the project, each group will launch a social enterprise offering a product / service to its target community. This social enterprise will have an international presence with Make Room India and other group members as stakeholders.
Work closely together with local and global communities in a stimulated environment to identify and shortlist the world's most pressing problems to be addressed in #AAC2020
Create innovative, sustainable solutions to the problems identified as part of Action Agenda for Change 2020. Become a torchbearer for change within your community representing AAC2020 projects
Develop the skill-set required to translate ideas into action. Gather the tools needed to execute innovative solutions within your local community and gain experience in negotiation, diplomacy, consensus-building for leadership.
Gain in-depth knowledge of how change is being addressed through effective field visits to government institutions, not for profit organisations and social enterprises. See first hand what works on the ground!
Gain expertise of Logical Framework Analysis and Human Cenetered Design approach in writing international mobility projects to solve the identified issues. Become an expert in project writing
Learn from the best and work closely together with world’s leading practitioners and thinkers. Network with relevant stakeholders including youth, academicians, Nobel laureates, government officials, social entrepreneurs, and civil society organisations
Be a part of controversial and hot topic discussions with other changemakers and world leading practitioners. Advocate and showcase your work at the grassroots to a global community
Become the first changemaker in your country, accredited to execute Action Agenda for Change 2020. Be a part of a global network and become a mentor to future changemakers in your country.
Be a part of a nurturing Indian - European social change ecosystem fostering intellectual and practical collaboration among changemakers at the grassroots and macro level government institutions
Changemakers' Room works in collaboration with distinguished experts from leading organizations from across the world who serve as mentors to changemakers across the globe.
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