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The Solutions Lab

Sustainable infrastructure development is recognized by policy makers as key to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Agreement. To address these challenges, the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH are launching The Solutions Lab “Scaling for Sustainable Infrastructure” in November at Berlin.

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New Impact Story

Remembering is usually confined to certain spatial and temporal contexts. Digital memory work overcomes these limitations and creates new, virtual spaces to share facts, stories and views. Three projects, that emerged from Mandela Dialogues on Memory Work 2 set example of its potential.

Read about the projects

GLAC at the EWLA

We are happy to announce that four community members will be participating in the European Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) 17th Congress on “The fourth Industrial Revolution and its Impact on Ethics - Solving the Challenges of the Agenda 2030” on 21 and 22 November 2019 in Impact Hub Picasso (Madrid). Stay tuned for more information after the event.

More about the EWLA 17th congress

3rd EK Symposium

The 3rd symposium of the Elisabeth Käsemann (EK) Foundation titled "New Ways of Dealing with Past Conflicts and Past Autocracies Versus Traditional Criminal Prosecution" took place in Argentina from September 30 to October 2. The keynote was given by Daniel Rafecas, a GLAC community member, federal judge and human rights activist who participated in the Nelson Mandela Dialogues.

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Deepening the Dialogue

How do we deal with the past and its significance for shaping societies of the present? This question was at the heart of the dialogue on memory work among 30 participants from 14 countries in Buenos Aires this June. Anna Kaminsky, head of the Foundation for the Study of Communist Dictatorship in East Germany had taken up the initiative for this dialogue. 

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The Community

The GLAC network is formed by more than 700 members – former and current participants of our programmes – accross 117 countries. Creating a vibrant network of people who aspire to change and are willing to collaborate in new ways to achieve necessary transformations. Our ambassadors convene the GLAC community on a regional level, contributing effectively and sustainably to change, while strengthening the regional network.

Meet the ambassadors

The Global Leadership Academy

The immense challenges we face as a global community require a fundamental shift in our thinking.

The Global Leadership Academy creates spaces in which decision-makers from the fields of policy-making, business, research and civil society come together to look at global challenges from a completely different angle.

The Logic

Leadership and Innovation Labs

Based on its years of experience, the Global Leadership Academy has developed an effective approach to enable change on a personal, organisational and systemic level – Leadership and Innovation Labs.

A Leadership and Innovation Lab is a space of dialogical knowledge sharing, connection and innovation dedicated to a particular societal challenge.

In a unique way, this approach addresses the intertwined relationship between leadership development of key change agents and the initiation of systemic change in organizations, networks and our societies.

The Action


Impressions from our labs

"We value the strategic insight and focus on leadership that the Global Leadership Academy brings. We are pleased to be partnering with you in the space of leadership and coalition building for development."

 

Dr. Ajay Tejasvi, Collaborative Leadership for Development, The World Bank

Our impact

The Global Leadership Academy enables change on a personal, organisational and systemic level.

Our members transfer insights and innovations into their home contexts in manifold ways: Through change projects, new cooperations, innovative leadership and much more.