Speakers

Speakers at Global Perspectives 2018 so far…

Hanno Burmester

Event Facilitator

An experienced facilitator and Managing Director of Unlearn will guide us through our exciting event.

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Wolfgang Jamann

Opening Speech, Wednesday Morning

Executive Director of the Centre will set the scene for Global Perspectives 2018: Engaging a #NewGeneration.

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Moses Acquah

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Moses Acquah – founder of Afrolynk - an impact venture will lead a session under the Supporters theme

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Christoph Alberts

Explore and Innovate Workshop, Thursday Morning

Member of Amnesty International’s Global Youth Collective, will co-lead session on developing "Youth Strategy in an Inter-Generational CSO".

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Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen

Closing Speech, Friday Afternoon

CEO of Plan International and with a multitude of high-level experiences, Anne-Birgitte will help sum-up the event.

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Alexandra Murillo Alpert

Future Skills, Thursday Afternoon

Membership Program Director for NetHope will co-lead a session that asks "Will the skills that got you here get you there in the digital world?"

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Maha Babeker

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Maha's work with Youth to End Sexual violence will be the focus of the session she leads

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Annika Behrendt

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Annika is senior project manager at Talents4Good will lead a session on The future of recruitment in Civil Society Organizations

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Jo Bennett

Challenging the Mainstream, Thursday Afternoon & Campfire Sessions, Thursday Afternoon

Jo Bennett from TolaData will co-lead a session: Learn from the Past, Share the Present, Shape the Future & a campfire session.

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Deirdre de Burca

Explore and Innovate, Thursday Morning

Deirdre de Burca, from Forus, will lead a session that answers the question: What future for civil society and how important is youth engagement?

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Sawsan Chebli

Setting the Scene, Keynote, Wednesday Afternoon

Sawsan Chebli, Berlin State Delegate to the Federation & Permanent Secretary for Active Citizenship & International Relations, scene setting for GP

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Ulrika Cilliers

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Ulrika from Save the Children will co-lead a session to connect lessons of child campaigning & create propositions of a child campaigning standard

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Sara Vida Coumans

Explore and Innovate Workshop, Thursday Morning

Global Youth Manager for Amnesty International, will co-lead session on developing "Youth Strategy in an Inter-Generational CSO".

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Jessy James LaFleur

Slam Poet

Jessy James LaFleur is a Spoken Word artist and rapper who’s taken a million and one paths around the world to be at GP2018 to perform for you

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Patricia Mangeol

Future Skills, Thursday Afternoon

Patricia, Project Lead - National Skills Strategy at the OECD, session will ask, “Ready for the future of skills and work?”

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Jennifer Morgan

Panel Discussion, Friday Monring

Jennifer is Executive Director of Greenpeace International and she will participate in a panel: What do we do next, how and with whom?

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Benjamin Mwape

Future Skills, Thursday Afternoon

Benjamin is part of Restless Development's Youth Power network and will lead a session on youth-centred approaches to development

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Nancy Okail

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Dr. Nancy Okail will lead a session on Tahrir Institute’s Model for Engaging Youth in the Middle East

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Samuel Okechukwu

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Samuel Okechukwu is an activist filmmaker, who is a core member of the Nigerian Slum / Informal Settlement Federation media team will lead a session

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Paula Peters

Thursday Morning, What’s new out there?

Paula is VP of Change.org and will give insights on "How to create a decentralized movement and mobilizing youth to create a change"

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Ilaina Rabbat

Future Skills, Thursday Afternoon

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Amani Institute, Ilania will lead a session asking "Is social innovation only about solving social problems?"

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Korvi Rakshand

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Founder of JAAGO that supports 3000 children across Bangladesh will give a presentation followed by a Q&A session.

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Katja Riikonen

Campfire Sessions, Thursday Afternoon

Katja Riikonen will co-lead a session with Youth for Understanding in the campfire session

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Edgleison Rodigues

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Edgleison Rodigues will lead a session called From the finges of society to the centre of decision making

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Anna Roguski

Explore and Innovate Workshop, Thursday Morning

Youth Coordinator for Amnesty International, will co-lead session on developing "Youth Strategy in an Inter-Generational CSO".

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Victoria Rugg

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Victoria is Senior Digital Campaigner at Oxfam International & will lead a session on Oxfam's Amplifiers Project -Mobilizing Impact in the Digital Age

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Merle Rutz

Campfire Sessions, Thursday Afternoon

Merle Rutz from CIVICUS will co-lead a session called Failing Forward: Here’s What We’ve Learned From Our ‘Youth’ Work

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Alex Sardar

Campfire Sessions, Thursday Afternoon

Alex Sardar from CIVICUS will co-lead a session called Failing Forward: Here’s What We’ve Learned From Our ‘Youth’ Work

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Anshul Tewari

What's New Out There? Thursday Morning

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Youth Ki Awaaz, will give a talk titled "How I helped move a generation from silence to action"

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Vicky Tongue

Future Scenario, Thursday Afternoon

Vicky is programme manager at the International Civil Society Centre and will co-lead the Future Scenario sessions

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Lisa Ventura

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Acting Head of Civil Society Communities at the World Economic Forum, session on "Engaging with the private sector: how to shape global cooperation"

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Fredrik Winsnes

Future Skills, Thursday Afternoon

Senior Director with NetHope will co-lead a session that asks "Will the skills that got you here get you there in the digital world?"

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Christian Wiebe

Explore and Innovate, Thursday Morning

Christian is Head of water projects Viva con Agua and his session will look at Sustainable WASH systems through music, sports and art

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Kathrin Wieland

Challenging the Mainstream, Thursday Afternoon & Campfire Sessions, Thursday Afternoon

Kathrin Wieland from TolaData will co-lead a session: Learn from the Past, Share the Present, Shape the Future & a campfire session.

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Freda Wolfenden

Challenging the Mainstream, Wednesday Afternoon

Freda, Open University, UK, session focus: Marginalised youth: expanding opportunities for education & better livelihoods via Open & Distance Learning

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