The Center for Innovation and Partnerships continuously strives to bring key actors together to share learnings and create a space for innovation and cross-organizational collaboration.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Hellen Keller
BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTIONIZING COFFEE TRADING: THE STORY OF SUCAFINA'S FARMER CONNECT
31 MAY 2023, 11:00-12:00 CET
This webinar dives into the challenges that Farmer Connect faced after its initial success, including scaling up the platform by involving the entire coffee "ecosystem," determining its future structure in relation to Sucafina, and addressing fundraising and partnership issues. It also explores how Farmer Connect plans to integrate key insights gained from a 2020 pilot project in Brazil. The webinar is hosted by Tina Ambos, Professor of International Management, University of Geneva, and Katherine Tatarinov, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Geneva.
DIGITAL SKILLS FOR A CHANGING WORLD: TRANSFERRING LEARNINGS FROM CERN
23 May 2023, 18:30-21:00 CET
In this event, members of IdeaSquare's team shared how CERN's methods and approach can be transferred to tackle the SDGs.
Today, one of the biggest challenges for organizations is how to embrace digitalization not only by tech experts but across all levels of the organization. This requires collaboration between professional silos, especially when addressing complex problems in a fast-changing world. Seeking new ideas for how to address this issue, a cross-sectoral group came together at CERN’s IdeaSquare in January 2023 to participate in a hands-on pilot digital skills workshop. We now uncover the findings.
AI as a force for good in international organisations
INSEAD TECH TALK X
o2 NOVEMBER 2022, 10:00 CET
Tina Ambos and Katherine Tatarinov participate in a webinar focused on how artificial intelligence can help address issues affecting the welfare and security of millions across boundaries - in particular, how it can support the work of international organisations. For more information visit this page.
THE Dark side of cross-sector partnerships
CSSI Partnerships Conference 2022
22 JUNE 2022, 15:00 CET
Building on the question “How and why do CSPs fail to provide, or even hamper, transformative capacities for in-depth change?,” Dr. Lea Stadtler investigates the negative direct and indirect effects that CSPs may produce across different levels.
Digitization and Internationalization: Insights from Qualitative Research
AOM IM Division Online Research Webinar
7 JUNE 2022, 11:00-12:15 EDT
Dr. Katherine Tatarinov presents her research on the digital transformation of large established international organizations.
In this interactive webinar, panelists discuss their research findings and examine the opportunities and challenges of qualitative data collection and analysis when studying digital phenomena.
AGILE IN ACTION
7 APRIL 2022, 13:00-14:30 CET
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Mapping the Humanitarian Transformation: Spotlight on Innovation in International NGOs
5 APRIL 2022, 18:30-20:00 CET
Presentation of the research paper “Mapping the Humanitarian Transformation: Spotlight on Innovation in International NGOs”.
The research paper presents a snapshot of innovation in International NGOs today. It highlights key opportunities and challenges to fostering further innovation as we move into the post-pandemic world.
During the event, a panel of experts from INGOs and other humanitarian experts share their insights on best practices for innovation in INGOs, which challenges the organizations face, and how they can be addressed.