SDDP MeDevNet Strovolos 2011

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MeDevNet Strovolos Report
MeDevNet Strovolos Report
Report Title Capacity and Synergy building among NGDOs and LAs in Greece, Cyprus and Malta for development
Triggering Question "What obstacles prevent cooperation between Civil Society & Local Authorities in Cyprus towards achieving MIllennium Development Goals (MDGs)?"
Project MeDevNet
Author(s) Anna-Maria Drousiotou
Editor(s) Yiannis Laouris
Kerstin Wittig
Statistics Participants=19
Number of ideas=33
Number of Clusters=5
Ideas received Votes=21
Ideas on MAP R=9
Spreathink ST=63%
Situational Complexity SCI=
Dates 10 March 2011
Link http://www.medevnet.org



Executive Summary

This co-laboratory is part of a cycle of trainings and other activities organised within the framework of the European project Capacity and Synergy building among NGDOs and LAs in Greece, Cyprus and Malta for development. The MeDevNet project is implemented in the target countries Greece, Cyprus and Malta. The overall objective of this co-laboratory was to find the most influential obstacles that prevent cooperation beetween Local Authorities and NGO’s. The structured dialogue process empowered the consortium team to identify the most influential mechanisms in overcoming these obstacles. The workshop was organized using the structured dialogic design process (SDDP) approach within the context of a rich web-based communication environment.



The Triggering Question (TQ) was
What obstacles prevent cooperation between Civil Society & Local Authorities in Cyprus towards achieving MIllennium Development Goals (MDGs)?
In response to the TQ, participants came up with 33 ideas, which were categorized in clusters. Following the voting process, 21 ideas received one or more votes and were structured to create the influence MAP shown below.


MAP for MeDevNet Strovolos.
Influence tree from the Characteristics SDDP of the MeDevNet Strovolos laboratory TQ.


According to the participants of this laboratory, appear to be the most influential were:

  • Characteristic #20, Access to information and funding
  • Characteristic #32, We don't realize in general how we can contribute to MDGs on local and individual

The co-laboratory was organized by Anna-Maria Drousiotou and it was facilitated by Yiannis Laouris, Tatjana Taraszow and Adira Zwelling.

The MeDevNet project is funded by the European Commission under the EuropeAid program.
The project’s partner organisations are:

The associate partners are:

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