Entries by Jost

UNODC Retreat to the Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle is an area known for illicit drug production and trafficking of humans and wildlife. The drug trade is a key example of how organized crime is exploiting gaps in border infrastructure and the natural connections between the countries along the Mekong. Heroin and synthetic drugs are produced in the region and then […]

Change Initiative’s Jost Wagner supports USAID Wildlife Asia

In collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), USAID, through the USAID Wildlife Asia activity, addresses wildlife trafficking by working to reduce demand of wildlife products and to improve regional action to end wildlife crime in Southeast Asia and China. The activity is implemented by International Resources Group in partnership with a consortium […]

ADB Skills Forum 2016 in Manila

The Change Initiative team led by Jost Wagner will support again the 2016 ADB Skills Forum. This year’s forum will touch secondary schools and higher education as much as Technical and Vocational Education. It will take place from 20-22 September 2016 on the premises of the Asian Development Bank Headquarter. More than 100 experts and […]

Jost Wagner supports the joint conference of the Sector Network Transport, Environment, Energy and Water (TUEWAS) and Natural Resources and Rural Development (SNRD) in Asia

Following the Agenda 2030’s call for institutions and organisations to further engage in sharing of best practices and peer learning on a regional level, this year’s conference in Bangkok provides a regional platform of in-depth knowledge exchange and the development of GIZ contributions to implementing the Agenda 2030 in Asia. A key-note will be presented […]

TCI supports the first National Adolescent Health and Development Conference in Nepal

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), GIZ and other development partners will host an international conference in Kathmandu on 2-3 May 2016. The conference will bring together policy makers, youth, sexual health activists, leading development practitioners, researchers, students, performers, artists, and media on one platform to discuss current challenges and identify effective and efficient […]

Strategic Meeting on E-Health in Asia

The Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN), in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other development partners organized a two-day workshop in Bangkok, Thailand on 6-7 April 2016. With support of the Change Initiative Team led by senior facilitator Jost Wagner the group […]

TCI supports Malaria Week

The Change Initiative Team led by Jost Wagner will support the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance in the design, facilitation and some logistics of various meetings at the Malaria Week scheduled for in May 2016 in Bangkok. This assignment comes at challenging times. Malaria is still a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted […]

Another Planning and Team Retreat facilitated

For the 2nd time in less than 12 months Jost Wagner of the Change Initiative facilitated the Planning and Team Retreat of the German-Nepali Health Sector Support Programme in Nepal. Some 60 staff members of GIZ HSSP participated in this 2 1/2 day workshop.

Facilitation Training 101 in Thai Language

The Change Initiative trainers Ittinat Seeboonruang and Nathamon Muangmit conducted a pilot training on foundational facilitation skills in the Thai language from 28-30th of June at the Jasmine Executive Suites with participants from the Ministry of Justice, the private sector and staff members of three German political foundations. The curriculum included learning and practicing core […]

Regional Policy Dialogue on TVET

With facilitation support by the Change Initiative the GIZ, ASEAN and the Vietnamese Minitry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) hosted a regional policy dialogue on TVET personnel. For nearly two days experts from the region engaged in a dialogue and exchanged knowledge and experience. Jost Wagner of the Change Initiative co-designed the workshop […]