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Imagine your city

12 Jun, 2018

Imagine your city – Inspired by the imagine Chicago movement Imagine a city where…  young people are leading the way forward  public schools are thriving community learning centers  neighborhoods and institutions work together to share ideas and resources.  all citizens recognize and apply their talents to create a positive future for … Read more

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Doing what we can

12 Jun, 2018

Doing something is better than doing nothing at all – every little bit helps, as the saying goes. It is amazing how several small acts of kindness can deliver huge benefits to communities. One person might choose to donate €1 each month. Another individual will support a youth project, such as scouting, dedicating time each … Read more

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Sustainable Development Goals In 2015, more than 190 world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help us all end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice, and fix climate change. We each have a role to play if we’re going to achieve these goals of a more prosperous, equitable, and sustainable world. The … Read more

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At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, more than 150 world leaders adopted the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs were developed by the United Nations Foundation. The 17 goals and the 169 targets contained within those goals, are a fabulous roadmap to … Read more

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For many years I worked in the area of SR (social responsibility). There was a heap of training to go through, and years of field experience, so that I could prove my competence. And was I proud when I landed a senior job at a major Corporate, to use my skills. Then something happened that … Read more

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These days, it’s often hard to tell exactly who’s responsible for what problem and this is coupled with an uncertainty about the role we play as citizens in making important stuff happen. The fact is, it doesn’t just ‘happen’ and if we, the citizens, are going to sit around waiting for some magical organization to … Read more

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PTPI as we experience it, is a loose network of people, connected through a chapter framework and a global program of recommended action areas to cover. Local relevance is an important factor, especially as available resources, both human and financial, play a major role determining success of any activity. For some chapters, a high level … Read more

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The underlying culture of the maker community, means that they are always looking to do better. Despite how good things are today, what is coming up that could make it even better. What are the opportunities and tools out there, allowing our members and our community more chance of engagement and support? As an NGO … Read more

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