Entries by Change Initiative Bangkok

Demand for Futures Thinking/Strategic Foresight is growing

In the first half of 2021 The Change Initiative has seen an expansion of their Futures Thinking Work. Currently we are working on three Futures Thinking projects on diverse issues such as decentralization of public services in one country in the MENA region, the future of climate change from diverse angles and co-designing a training […]

The Change Initiative supports EMGN Training Academies again

In July 2020 Jost Wagner of The Change Initiative supported the design and lead facilitation of the Summer Academy on Digital Transformation for Credit Guarantee Institutions is organised by the Euro-Mediterranean Guarantee Network (EMGN) and is part of its activities in the field of peer-to-peer learning and capacity development. The Summer Academy just as EMGN […]

Jost Wagner moderates the 10th Asian Dialogue

We would like to draw your attention to the next session of the online seminar series by GIZ FABRIC on different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the textile industry. This session will be moderated again by our founder and managing director Jost Wagner. COVID-19 has created a number of sustainability problems for brands […]

5th Asia-Pacific Futures Meet co-hosted by The Change Initiative

Hosted in Bangkok for the second time, the 5th APFN conference intends to take a three-track approach catering for practitioners, academic researchers, and government leaders simultaneously. The organizers of the conference intend also to increase the profile of the work futurists are doing especially in the ASEAN region. This year Thailand is the chair of […]

Health Insurance Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue

Effective social health protection systems can mitigate this problem and are a crucial pillar of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Many countries in Asia are currently undergoing reform processes or are implementing additional measures in order to strive to achieve UHC. These countries include Cambodia, India, Nepal and Pakistan. The German Development Cooperation supports reform processes […]

Jost Wagner supported the First ISPA Training in Asia

The first Regional Face to Face Training event in Yogyakarta, Indonesia took place from March 12th to March 16th. Joined by global experts in the field participants from the host country Indonesia, as well as from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam shared and learned for 4 1/2 days […]

ADB Health Impact Assessment Forum in Bangkok, November 2017

The Regional Health Impact Assessment Forum on 28-30 November 2017 at the Centara Grand Hotel with the theme: Healthy Infrastructure for Healthy Economies was a great success. It aimed to share policy recommendations, health impact assessment (HIA) tools and case studies, capacity development and experiences of the HIA efforts in the region. The forum brought […]

Future Day for the GIZ Insurance Programme in Asia (RFPI Asia)

Jost Wagner will facilitate the upcoming future day with the complete programme team and some invited stakeholder. The Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia (RFPI Asia) program seeks to improve access to insurance in the region by building the capacities for insurance regulation and supervision and by promoting the development of innovative […]

Retreat with the GIZ Health team in Nepal

Team-building retreats and workshops can be incredibly rejuvenating, focusing and inspiring. Mid-April TCI Facilitator Jost Wagner co-designed and facilitated a team retreat with the GIZ Support to the Health Sector Programme (S2HSP) in Nepal. Some 70 staff members discussed and shared knowledge and ideas regarding various challenges, but also considered the consequences for their work […]