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Spring House community stories

Spring House is a community for innovators alongside the river IJ in Amsterdam. A place to work, a lab and a platform with over 200 members who inspire each other and sometimes collaborate. They share […]

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Nexus! at Interpore 2018

Perspectivity’s Jaspreet shares his experiences facilitating the Stress Nexus Challenge: “Perspectivity had the opportunity of facilitating the Stress Nexus! Challenge at Interpore 2018 in New Orleans, USA. Interpore is the annual global conference for Porous […]

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Stories on loneliness in Amsterdam

Amsterdam wants to reduce loneliness in the city. All kinds of organisations and people in area have launched experiments to learn with and from each other how we can improve this. The experiments started in […]

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Dialogue at Wageningen University

Wageningen Universiteit & Research (WUR) is working on all kinds of complex societal issues that trigger many different opinions. To be able to adequately fulfil their role as a knowledge organisation and to be able to steer […]

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U4 universities – Leading in a global context

Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden The four universities are embarking on a university leadership programme, facilitated by Perspectivity. Having realised that the demands on future university leaders are increasingly complex. Changes in current times create escalating […]

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Meetings that Matter @Oikocredit

In organisations that are constantly in flux and where (almost) everything influences each other, regular alignment is crucial. But are all those hours spent in meeting rooms really that productive? Are we talking about the […]

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Perspectivity at Wharton

On 3 April, 2017, Perspectivity hosted the Nexus! Challenge at Wharton’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. The Kleiman Center at Wharton focuses on Energy Policy Innovation and promotes its application—creating opportunities for students, researchers, and […]

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Social Lab Debt Relief Amsterdam

“Can you facilitate a lab for improving debt relief services in Amsterdam? We already have a framework with ambitions and themes. Now we want to bring policy makers and practitioners together to design a development […]

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Appreciative Team Retreat SunFunder

SunFunder with head quarters in San Fransisco, staff members spread all over the world and a regional office in Arusha Tanzania, finances solar beyond the grid. Over the next decade, solar energy will leapfrog the electricity […]

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Communication Scrum in Oldambt

The communication department of the municipality of Oldambt wonders if they can use Scrum to distribute their work and share knowledge in the team. In a one-day workshop, the team is introduced to the principles of […]

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Participatory policy design in Maastricht

On June 14, the new subsidy system for volunteer work was approved by the Maastricht city council, with “extensive compliments to everyone” by the council. The new regulation has been developed through a participatory process […]

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ICRA Wageningen plays the Food Challenge

Professionals involved in facilitating and coaching rural innovation from all over the world come to Wageningen to follow the ICRA ‘Facing Rural Innovation Challenges’ course. Part of this course focuses on facilitation and negotiation in […]

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Participation Works Lab in Amsterdam

“How can we make it possible that more Amsterdammers participate sustainably?”  This is one of the top priorities of the Amsterdam municipality, since the Participation Act and the new Social Support Act came into force […]

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Sectarianism & its Impact on Society

In November Michael Donnelly and Hanneke Verhoeven led a workshop in Belfast, Northern Ireland to consider the issue of sectarianism and its impact on society. It has been 17 years since Northern Ireland politicians signed […]

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Interreligious dialogue in Nigeria

Fear, terror and courage are all vivid in Nigeria. A longing for peace is what drives them. One of the most inspiring training trajectories that Hanne has designed and delivered was the “Common Cause for […]

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Trauma Healing after Nepalese Earthquake

After the earthquake in Nepal, Perspectivity’s Han Verhoeven decided to put her Capacitar training into practice. She offered a 4-day trauma-healing training to Karuna Nepal. Karuna works on the prevention of disabilities among children and […]

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Amnesty Netherlands forwards together

After a reorganisation Amnesty Netherlands started a development process to make a fresh beginning. Hanne Verhoeven, Elien Rogaar and Michiel Damoiseaux helped shape and facilitate the process. During the development process a steering committee, from a […]

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External Evaluation Avicres

Creating momentum and space to improve Lisette Gast facilitated a learning process in which people who are affiliated with AVICRES got a chance to reflect together on how their workings could be improved. AVICRES, a […]

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Appreciative Inquiry Retreat in Uganda

A workshop was conducted for the EAC Secretariat and GIZ, with the support of two consultants from Perspectivity Enterprise using the ‘Appreciative Inquiry’ approach which is highly participatory and creative, tailored for diverse groups in […]

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Future Search Training in Yemen

Future Search training for participatory policy development to increase participation of women in the higher education sector in Yemen. A group of 30 stakeholders participated in a Future Search in Addis Ababa to lay a […]

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Perspectivity Game at EWAS Shanghai

Two years ago, Deepali from United Nations University had played the Perspectivity Game at one of the open game sessions in London. By chance, Deepali connected back with Dharmesh to understand if the game would […]

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Reforming Caritas Egypt

Misereor (Aachen), in cooperation with Secours Catholique (Paris) and Caritas Germany (Freiburg) is contracting Perspectivity for a three year initiative to reform Caritas Egypt headquartered in Cairo, an organization that both have been supporting over decades. […]

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CSR in the Dutch Maritime Sector

Perspectivity supports an new initiative in the maritime sector by MVO Nederland (CSR Netherlands). It addresses the shipping industry, from design to demolition. A coalition of some 15 champions in the sector is formed. Perspectivity […]

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Perspectivity Game with the Cliniclowns

Pieter facilitated the Perspectivity Game with the Cliniclowns – a Dutch foundation that provides clown-services for ill and/or handicapped children. In the context of a larger organisation-wide change process, the game was played by 18 […]

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E-teacher Training Irbid University – Jordan

Irbid University in Jordan wants to develop a new generation staff with expertise in innovative teaching and learning approaches. Professors who are able to design and implement meaningful learning environments that take full advantage of the opportunities E-learning […]

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Communication Strategy for Women Peacemakers

The Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) in the Netherlands asked Perspectivity to guide the development of their new communication strategy. The program, originally set up by Cordaid, became an independent organization in 2012. In 2013 the team elaborated […]

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Developing Guidelines for Responsible Tourism

Responsible Tourism Tanzania (RTTZ) is currently developing the guidelines for responsible tourism in Tanzania in compliance with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). This will allow any Tanzanian company that complies with the Responsible Tourism […]

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AQA Future Search

Perspectivity led AQA through a Future Search process to create a shared vision for the academic qualifications business. This involved bringing 70 stakeholders from across the organisation together with external stakeholders to accelerate their three […]

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Care for a Common Cause Training – Ghana

UNOY, the United Network of Young Peacebuilders, approached Perspectivity to: learn how to find common ground related to human security needs and how to achieve ownership and commitment for collective change enlarge the repertoire of […]

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Leadership Training Zoological NGOs Tanzania

In 2013 Perspecitivity carried out a Leadership Training for the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and its partners Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) and the Wildlife Division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in Tanzania. The purpose […]

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Feedback Sessions Empower Managers GIZ

The German International Cooperation (GIZ) in Tanzania approached Perspectivity to facilitate annual feedback sessions for two of their managers. Perspectivity compiled feedback from team members through anonymous questionnaires. In small groups the teams analysed the […]

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Excelleren door Sociale Innovatie

Het project ‘Excelleren door Sociale Innovatie’ bouwt voort op de opbrengsten van een eerder project (Excellente Training Centra, 2006) dat voorzag in het optuigen van een structuur waarin nieuw te ontwikkelen opleidingen maintenance aansluiten op […]

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Participatory Annual Planning EAC-GIZ

A group of Arusha based public and non-governmental organisations approached Perspectivity to support their annual planning processes. Participants: the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and important stakeholders from Civil Society […]

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PAD to the Future – Solvay Pharmaceuticals

The Division for Pharmaceutical and Analytical Development (PAD) of Solvay Pharmaceuticals (now Abbott) faced the challenge to build a more pro-active division, which continuously improves it work processes. During the development of a new pharmaceutical […]

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Shared Economic Vision Maastricht

The city council of Maastricht is responsible for framing and monitoring city policy. The Council Committee on Economic and Social Affairs has taken the initiative to invite a broad group of stakeholders to formulate the […]

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Future Search IKV Pax Christi

In a changing context IKV Pax Christi wants to reflect on its role and position, on its niches and added value and on its strategy and priorities. During the Future Search conference that took place […]

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Projects Enablement

Projects for Enablement: 2011: Perspectivity delivered modules of the Training of Trainers Course for Community Based Rehabilitation professionals. 2012: Perspectivity facilitated a workshop with the Associates of Enablement to design a training course on Monitoring […]

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Inspiring leaders and followers

Perspectivity completed its first cycle of the “Inspiring Leaders and Talented Followers” programme for CADER (Change Agent for Arab Development and Education Reform) in Jordan. 18 participants joined in this four module programme on the […]

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Nightingales Future Search

The Dutch province of Limburg is looking for revitalization as the existing population is ageing and many young people move away to other parts of the Netherlands. The Nightingales scenario project, initiated by HIT Foundation, […]

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Getting the People Where the Work Is

Vattenfall acquired Nuon in 2010 at the high of the market. The energy market is facing turbulence due to economic crisis and the growing interconnectedness of the European power-grid. Profit margins are under pressure and […]

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Facilitation Concepts & Skills Training

Caucus for Children’s Rights (CCR), a youth protection agency in Tanzania, wanted their core group of facilitators to deepen knowledge and understanding of facilitation concepts and strengthen their facilitation skills. Perspectivity designed a trajectory to enable […]

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Capacity Building in Burundi

Perspectivity is subcontracted by The Hague Academy to lead an organisational capacity building programme of 2,5 years for four NGO’s in Burundi. The organizational capacity building is part of the Peace under Construction Programme by CARE-the […]

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Facilitatie cursus met Stepwise voor VWS

Een tweedaagse cursus gericht op het begeleiden van werkbijeenkomsten. Hoe ontwerp je een bijeenkomst en welke werkvormen kies je daarbij? Een praktische training voor mensen die bijeenkomsten faciliteren. Het creëren van een gemeenschappelijke kapstok op […]

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Peacebuilding in Darfur

Michael Donnelly led a process to engage multiple stakeholders in a peacebuilding programme in North and South Darfur. The programme -organised by by the Sudanese Development Initiative SUDIA and funded by the World Bank- brought […]

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Sustainable Dublin

Between February 2008 and January 2010, Realeyes Sustainability (now Perspectivity) introduced a whole systems approach to introduce sustainability into all of the operations across the Council. Dublin City Council employs 6000 people on 200 sites […]

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Projects for Jobortunity

Perspectivity works since 2009 with Jobortunity to train the trainers, coach the trainers team, develop a performance management system and to adapt the Hi5 concept to other target groups such as supervisors, football coaches and […]

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