Reflections

This is not a question that gets asked enough. Engaging with policy is often understood as an expected requirement of funding obligations, therefore “How to engage with policy” has taken precedence over the question of “why engage with policy.” Yet, engaging with policy is so much more than just complying with the...

Andreana Drencheva is the Principal Investigator of the Phase 2 ECR project Youth-led Social Enterprises in Malaysia and Large Grant project Building Inclusive and Sustainable Civil Society (Cambodia and Malaysia). By the end of 2018, unprecedented 70.8 million individuals around the world have been forced to flee their homes because...

The significant numbers of young people globally are seen as a “demographic dividend” in relation to economic growth and sustainable development. Young people, who represent a majority of the population in many countries in the Global South, are portrayed as innovators, entrepreneurs, and peacebuilders who can positively contribute to the...

This blog is part of Changing The Story’s #YoungChangemakers series. If you are a young person leading alternative actions for civil society building in the Global South and would like to be featured in the series, get in touch! Written by Achabu Kire, a young Changemaker on the Phase 2 project...

This blog is part of Changing The Story’s #YoungChangemakers series. If you are a young person leading alternative actions for civil society building in the Global South and would like to be featured in the series, get in touch! Hello, I am Samjhana Balami from Nepal, currently a management student and...

Written by Marlon Moncrieffe, Principal Investigator on the Phase 2 Kenya and Nepal project. ‘Examining Interpretations of Civic National Values made by Young People in Kenya and Nepal’ is led by a consortium of UK, Kenyan and Nepalese partners, a fusion of academics, educators, peacebuilders, civil society organisations and Performance...

Throughout September we’ll be hosting a series of blog posts from the CE4AMR project’s summer workshop in Nepal.  This interdisciplinary meeting looked at how community engagement and participatory arts methodologies can tackle major health challenges including antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This week we hear from three academics from very different backgrounds....