Capacity development, learning, change, poverty/power/progress
I believe in peoples' ability to change. Although people can only change themselves, they can be supported to do it.
See my first blog for more details.
I originally wrote this in Dutch on the occasion of the retirement of Peter Knip - Director of VNG international who dedicated his life to democracy and peace.Continue
Posted by Lucia Nass on April 27, 2022 at 21:03
Imagine. You are walking to the shop in your village and the local community organizer approaches you. Would you like to participate in a climate assembly with 100 people from around the world for several weeks? This happened in October 2021.
The Global Assembly is not a one-off input for the COP26, but aims to give citizens from around the world a permanent seat at the table of international decision making.…Continue
Today is the first time that I am in a situation where I can give the 3-finger salute that has become familiar in the pictures coming from Myanmar. Although it is online it feels like we are connected in solidarity with the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM).
Two days after this online meeting, some words still keep ringing in my…Continue
Posted by Lucia Nass on March 3, 2021 at 19:00
This blogpost is the second inspired by John Gaventa’s 8 messages from: Rethinking Empowerment and Accountability in ‘Difficult Settings’ If you missed the first, you can find it…Continue
Posted by Lucia Nass on May 4, 2020 at 16:20