Global Perspectives 2018

Day 1: Wed 31 Oct
Day 2: Thu 1 Nov
Day 3: Fri 2 Nov
Morning9:15-10:30 What’s new out there?
Young CSO leaders present their innovative and creative ideas they implemented at their organisations:
  • How I helped move a generation from silence to action, Anshul Tewar, Founder and Editor in Chief, Youth Ki Awaaz
  • Reclaiming our Voices, Maha Babeker, SWRC Organisation - Sudan/Youth to End Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Office)
  • Civic Engagement and International Politics, Sawsan Chebli, State of Berlin Delegate to the Federation Permanent Secretary for Active Citizenship and International Relations.
9:00-9:45 Introducing the Final Day
  • Presentation of Future Scenario session
  • Insights from selected workshops
9:45-11:00 - Looking Ahead
Insights from Future Scenarios and selected workshops. Participants will be divided into groups to discuss themes which arised from the sessions of day II
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Future
Scenario I

Participants work in a group to apply future scenario approaches to generate a creative visual output to explore with the wider conference on Day 3.
See "Sessions" for further details
11:00-12:30 Explore and Innovate
Workshops hosted by international and national CSOs, explore their projects and work together to find solutions for the most pressing challenges when Engaging a #NewGeneration.
See "Sessions" for further details.
11:30-11:45 Plenary: Sharing outcomes and insights from the 'Looking Ahead' session
11:45-12:30 What do we do next, how and with whom?
A panel which will explore with the participants the best next steps in relation to the Global Perspectives key learnings.
12:30-13:30 Lunch: Served by Über den Tellerand ‘Beyond your Plate’12:30-12:45 - Closing Activity
14:05-14:15 Opening
Wolfgang Jamann, Executive Director, International Civil Society Centre
13:30-13:45 - Group Photo12:45-13:00 - Closing Conference Speech
Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, Chief Executive Officer, Plan International
13:45-15:15 Campfire sessions
Campfire sessions are focused on conversations and event networking. In these sessions the facilitator will speak for 10-15 minutes about a topic then encourages the participants to foster a discussion.
14:15-14:35 - Setting the Scene
Paula Peters, VP (Europe, Russia, Turkey and Australia),
15:15-15:45 - Coffee Break
14:35-14:50 - Keynote Speech
Anupama Rao Singh, Generation Unlimited Secretariat Lead, UNICEF
15:45-16:00 - Introduction of Workshops and Excursions
14:50-15:20 Generation Unlimited
UNICEF moderated panel presenting findings from Generation Unlimited’s ‘Co-Creating Solutions’ Report
  • Sofia Garcia-Garcia, Representative to the United Nations, New York, SOS Children's Villages International
  • Oliver Trumble, Global Partnerships Manager (Civil Society & Academia), Plan International
  • Marguerite Potard, Director for Strategic Partnerships, Communications and Funding
    16:00-17:30 Future Scenario
    Sessions II

    Based on the 2030 scenarios created earlier, the second session will further explore the three themes of what would make young people support, trust and want to work for these ICSOs of the future. An illustrated map of these potential futures will be produced by graphic artist Raphaela Buder, for presentation and further discussion on the morning of Day 3 to the whole conference to inspire new ideas to take forward after Global Perspectives.
    16:00-17:30 Future Skills Workshop
    Exploring important skills required for organisations to stay relevant and Engage a #NewGeneration. For more information please check out our sessions section.
    15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
    Evening16:00-17:45 Challenging the Mainstream
    International and national CSOs presenting ground breaking ideas of doing things fundamentally different. For more information please check out our sessions section.
    17:30-20:00 - Excursions
    Taking you into the heart of Berlin to visit the most exciting CSOs. In small groups you will glean knowledge and insights into the start-up culture of organisations working for social good. For more information please check out our excursions section.
    17:45-18:00 - BreakFree Night
    18:00-18:30 - Reflection: Showcasing recipes for how to do things differently
    What does it take to be successful with a new approach?
    18:30-21:00 - Dinner 'Building and Refine your Network'
    Dinner will be served from Über den Tellerand ‘Beyond your Plate’. An organisation founded in 2013 and is based in Berlin. What started out as a student project, has become an enriching and inclusive international community where ‘people on the move’ come to find a sense of belonging and experience care and compassion.
    19:30-19:45 - Slam Poetry Performance
    Jessy James LaFleur, the founder of the project 'Prison Slam', which establishes Poetry Slam workshops and Spoken Word events in German high security prisons where she teaches creative writing and stage performance and of course: positive vibes