MANIFESTO: ILSE OOSTERLAKEN BLOGS

Ilse Oosterlaken of 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology in the Netherlands (and convenor of The Hague roundtable in November) has blogged about the launch of the New Manifesto: Is this really a manifesto about development, or does it apply just as much to the western world? I think the last and more people present at…

DAVID GRIMSHAW OF PRACTICAL ACTION ON THE MANIFESTO

David Grimshaw of Practical Action spoke at the launch of the New Manifesto on Tuesday. He’s also now written a blogpost on what he would add to it. This 3D agenda needs to be supplemented by 3V’s: vision, values, and vulnerabilities. The vision is now in the manifesto but could be expanded to say something…

MANIFESTO LAUNCH: VIDEOS

At the launch of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto, there was a set of fascinating responses to the Manifesto from speakers from around the globe. The videos are now available to watch online at our blip.tv channel; the direct links are below. Manifesto launch – part 1 Manifesto launch – part 2 Manifesto launch…

MANIFESTO ON FILM

The launch of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto at the Royal Society in London yesterday was captured on video and photograph. The links to the video will appear here on the blog soon, but in the meantime, there is a selection of the photos, taken by Lance Bellers, on our Flickr site. Judi Wakhungu,…

A MANIFESTO TO MAKE INNOVATION DELIVER FOR DEVELOPMENT

Billions spent yet millions live in poverty Radical change needed in science, technology & innovation Out-of-date innovation policy is undermining unprecedented opportunities for development aid to improve the environment and combat global poverty, according to a new Manifesto published today (15 June 2010). We live in an era of rapid scientific advance yet poverty is…

VIDEO: ADRIAN ELY EXPLAINS THE MANIFESTO PROJECT

Innovation, Development, Sustainability: A New Manifesto is launched to day at the Royal Society in London with 200 deelgates and a packed programme of debate. Here, Adrian Ely, the project’s convenor talks about the initiative. View Multimedia Manifesto Download a copy of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto (pdf 1MB) Request a copy of the…

WE MUST NURTURE A NEW INNOVATION POLITICS

On the eve of the launch of our new report Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto, project’s convenor, Adrian Ely, and our colleague Kevin Urama, executive director of the African Technology Policy Studies Network, have published a joint opinion piece on SciDev.net calling for new politics of innovation built around diversity, poverty reduction and environmental…

MANIFESTO: THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION

At events around the world over the past two years as part of our Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto project, the STEPS Centre has asked delegates one important question, and recorded thier answers on video. The question we asked was: “If you had to make one recommendation to the United Nations, or another global…

MANIFESTO ROUNDTABLES INTERACTIVE MAP

Here’s an interactive world map showing all the roundtables, with links to video and reports. (Courtesy of Google Maps)

CARACAS TO KATHMANDU: ALL THE MANIFESTO ROUNDTABLES

Picture: Manifesto Roundtables world map (Google maps) We’ve put together a list of all the Roundtables for the Manifesto project, with links to multimedia and reports from each one. Final count: 21 roundtables, across 4 continents, over 11 months. Roundtables have been held in: Kathmandu, Nepal Brighton, UK x5 The Hague, Netherlands Abuja, Nigeria Nairobi,…