Andy Paice presents on Citizens Wisdom Councils, an interesting innovation in local democracy that has been used for several years in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg.
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From Bristol to Vorarlberg, an international Kommunikations story
BY BRONWEN ROLLS
@ VOL 8
ON OCT 15, 2015
Bronwen Rolls is the director of THE DOING COLLECTIVE. She moved from Bristol to Vorarlberg a few months ago. She had a little office in Bristol, a city of design and creative industries in Great Britain. As a marketing and communications expert, she wants to listen to your stories and tell them all over the world... and she wants to learn German!
FROM BRISTOL TO VORARLBERG
Incorporating Aboriginal Wisdom to Promote Ecoliteracy
BY JUNE KAMINSKI
@ VOL 6
ON MAR 24, 2016
Ecological sustainability is a goal of many Canadian organizations and professionals, including nurses. The most logical source of sustainability wisdom that promotes ecological wholeness are traditional Aboriginal teachings and philosophies. Nursing educational programs are beginning to incorporate Aboriginal wisdom into curriculum to promote holistic nursing care of First Nations, Metis and Inuit people and to help evolve ecoliteracy. Nursing faculty follow a mandate to teach students to be active agents of advocacy for global issues including environmental health and ecology.
This Pechakucha by June Kaminski addresss how students create content to help nurses explore ecological issues and engage in the process of finding solutions to critical issues, and how Aboriginal wisdom supports this. It also explore show the Canadian Nurses for Health of the Environment encourages all Canadian nurses to become involved in promoting ecological sustainability on a national level.
Council mottos: the good, the mad and the utterly meaningless
BY MATT CLACK
@ VOL 21
ON FEB 16, 2018
Matt Clack takes us on a tour of UK local councils and their attempts to sum up their identity in a motto.
Local Government can be Open and Sustainable Government
BY ANDREAS PAVLOU
@ VOL 21
ON FEB 16, 2018
Andreas Pavlou from Involve looks at how the local government could become more open to the public.
BY CIARAN NORRIS
@ VOL 35
ON JUN 07, 2018
In 'DIY Democracy' Ciaran Norris will talk about his experiences of being an independant politician. Ciarán tends to annoy people in his pursuit for better democracy, diplomacy and international development. He’s campaigned to make parliament more accessible and helped lead the successful campaign to protect the UK’s aid budget. He is currently Head of External Affairs at Oxfam.