Hosting Conversations about Questions that Matter
I’ve often wondered about the best way to approach the topic of peace so that people actually feel empowered, capable of having impact and confident of their ability to take action in this area. …Continue
In 2011, I introduced The World Café into ITU, the UN ICT agency, where I was then employed. The World Café was developed by Juanita Brown and David Isaacs and now comprises a global community of practitioners. It is a wonderful collaborative meeting methodology, and this highly participative tool became immediately very popular in ITU, an organization that supports dialogue and consensus.
I am proud and honoured to conduct my 12th high-level international ITU/UN world café type event…Continue
World Café at WSIS+10 Visioning Challenge 15 & 16 May 2013
The World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2013 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community.
Most of the World Cafés I have hosted are in multicultural and multilingual settings. This has never been a barrier to meaningful communication. The café methodology connects us at such a deep, fundamentally human level, that when the system comes together, open dialogue is established within the first minutes of the first conversation. I have seen participants…Continue