Online Extension of Conference: Global Development Network Meeting in Kuwait

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I'm in Kuwait for the 10th Annual Conference of the " Global Development Network ", a "global network of research and policy institutes that work on facilitating and applying research to policy development and practice." See how it is unfolding here in Kuwait: GDN 2009 Conference social network. We're doing some interesting work this week bringing the online dimension to a face-t0-face event.

Living With Civilization Disease

How to Save the World

image above: children’s hospice in kuwait, from the website of the architects, nbbj. “It’s easy to get buried in the past, when you try to make a good thing last” - Neil Young, Ambulance Blues. T here is, of course, only the present moment.

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Green Chameleon » Lost in Translation

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Lost in Translation I’m in Kuwait right now for a workshop with a client. The same day I had a very similar conversation with a Kuwait colleague on the course, originally from Lebanon.

DIY and the future of care

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This afternoon I heard about a system in Kuwait where patients in long-term care are encouraged to become ‘expert’ in their own conditions and to support other sufferers with the same condition. This morning the BBC offered us the future of car care - a garage in Norfolk where space can be hired out so that car owners can modify or service their own vehicles. "They will save money, but they can also come and learn.

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