City as Laboratory
Living Labs Global, a non-profit based in Copenhagen that promotes innovative solutions to urban problems, recently announced the winners of their 2012 awards. Twenty-one cities from around the world participated, and each selected one
City as Laboratory
The World as Classroom
The idea gurus at TED have just released an online portal for educators—and for the student in all of us: TED-Ed. Teachers from around the world are invited to submit short lessons, and those selected are paired up with animators to produce pithy,
Save The Date: Advocacy Evaluation Breakfast on May 8th, 8:15-9:45AM
It’s morning. You’re hungry. And under-caffeinated. You think: “whatever happened to APEP’s advocacy evaluation breakfasts?” Don’t despair: on May 8th, we’re back and better than ever with a presentation on Alliance for Justice’s (AFJ) new
Sharing Lessons Learned
At the end of last month, The Aspen Institute’s Ministerial Leadership Initiative (MLI) closed shop after more than four years of fruitful work with health ministers from around the developing world. The program aimed to promote more effective policies
Gross National Happiness?
The Washington Post’s recent piece on happiness raises an important question: how do we measure something as subjective as personal “happiness”? For advocacy evaluators, this may seem eerily familiar: it’s what we do – attempt to define meaningful
A few weeks ago we told you about a World Bank report showing a marked decrease in the number of people in developing countries living in extreme poverty. In their latest “Trade Fact of the Week,” our friends at the GlobalWorks Foundation
Extreme Poverty Down?
According to a recent report by the World Bank, the answer is (unexpectedly) an emphatic yes. Researchers found that the number of people in the developing world living on $1.25 per day or less actually decreased