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Global Goals Jam 2017

The United Nations Development Programme and MediaLAB Amsterdam (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), are inviting you to join the 2nd edition of the #GlobalGoalsJam. Join us to design interventions for the Sustainable Development Goals that matter most to you. Let’s #Design2030Now!

We currently have 40 locations all over the world, join us by visiting Global Goals jam and finding the local jam closest to you.

Business Method Toolkit

Start and grow your own business. Develop a strategy and create impact with the Business Method Toolkit – a curated collection of more than 25 business methods perfect for lean, agile environments and multidisciplinary teams.

The methods divided into five categories build a fundamental knowledge to create a business. Indications on time, requirements and benefits to help plan and to chose the perfect method. Define a strategy, monitor impact and validate insights for your startup or existing business. 

The methods form a common language in multidisciplinary, multicultural teams and projects. Share, translate, document and validate insights. The toolkit inspires to think beyond the usual methods, it helps monitoring processes and makes them transparent. Detailed task descriptions help to divide and assign tasks between team members.
The Business method toolkit is available in printed and online versions.

For further information contact Agnes Günther or Gijs Gootjes.

Global Goals Jam

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organize a yearly event called the Social Good Summit, where people from all around the world who contribute to the 17 global goals for sustainable development share their stories and talk about their projects and vision for the future. The Summit is a co-production between UNDP, UN Foundation, 92Y and Mashable.

At the same time, all around the world local events are taking place where universities, agencies and local communities get together to form their vision for the future. UNDP, wants to take the Social Good Summit to the next level, by not only talking about vision and strategy, but also by stimulating people to start creating and designing. To organize this, the UNDP teamed up with MediaLAB Amsterdam to facilitate the process and design methodology.

2016 will be the first year, where besides the main summit and local events, there will also be Global Goals Jams (GGJ). GGJ’s are 2 or 3-day events, where design teams work in short sprints towards tangible results.

MediaLAB Amsterdam is now looking for local partners around the world to host and facilitate these Global Goals Jams in major cities. We will provide an extensive toolkit with branding materials, methods and instructions on how you can contribute. We’ll reach out to over 150 locations to make this happen.

Our aim is to give the Global Goals Jams a stage to share their process, work and results to the delegates in NYC and the other key partners. A digital platform with all the results will remain available thus stimulating others to continue and build on your work.

the time has come to give the #digitalsocietyschool an official presence in the social media world: we are changing our appearance 💇‍♂️! for all updates on our activities you can just stick around, but our handle changes to @DSSAmsterdam #community bit.ly/2sdzXwE

About a year ago from MediaLAB Amsterdam's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

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