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DO YOU KNOW THE «CHATHAM HOUSE RULE»?

If you are one of the ever-growing group of people who are frustrated at and with meetings, the Chatham House Rule might be of interest to you (fans of John Irving will immediately know where the title comes from). I discovered it the other day on the Web ; it convinced me in that it can create a more open atmosphere at meetings, conferences, and conventions where you can expect more openness, more creativity and more honest opinions.

See if you can use it for a couple of trial runs and thus make meetings more meaningful and solution oriented.. After all, the rule is connected with Chatham House which is an “independent policy institute with a mission to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.“

See if you can use it for a couple of trial runs and thus make meetings more meaningful and solution oriented.. After all, the rule is connected with Chatham House which is an “independent policy institute with a mission to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.“

If you want a sample of their activities, this video provides a summary of an important conference held in July 2018 with the title «No Going Back: Making Gender Equality Happen».


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LIVING ON BORROWED RESOURCES

August 1st: Earth Overshoot Day 2018

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year: As of today we start to nibble at a seond Earth – although there is none other than the one we live on. How much longer do we want to shut our eyes? How much longer do we want to ignore the problems AND the possible solutions?  Find out how YOU can contribute to changing a date in 2019…


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