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18 April | Doing Democracy Differently: Participatory Budgeting

18 April | Doing Democracy Differently: Participatory Budgeting

At the second debate session on ‘Doing Democracy Differently’ we will highlight alternative democratic practices such as participatory budgeting. At local levels we see new initiatives popping up everywhere which aim to change politics by organizing communities differently. Typical examples are participatory budgeting initiatives from Latin American cities: how have these experiences spread over the...
21 March | Doing Democracy without Political Parties?

21 March | Doing Democracy without Political Parties?

SID-NL, NIMD and ISS are organizing a debate on Tuesday 21 March from 16hrs till 17:30 at ISS on the question: can we have democracy without political parties? This debate is part of a series on doing democracy differently. This debate initiative is partly responding to the emergence of populism everywhere which seems to downplay...
13 December | Trivia Night

13 December | Trivia Night

Because of the steep decline in financial aid for organisations such as SID, in line with this Fall’s ‘A Financial World without the Traditional Financial Institutions?’ theme, we are launching our very own crowdfunding campaign. In order to continue our work, we need your help: support us so we can keep facilitating this platform for...
1 December | SID-NL Human Library

1 December | SID-NL Human Library

Help SID-NL raise funds for our SID-ISS Spring Debate Series on global development issues. Support us so we can keep facilitating this platform for debate, for people to gather, discuss ideas, and expand their knowledge.   As part of this campaign, we present to you: The ‘Human Library’, where you can lend out people instead of...
10 November | SID-NL Game Night

10 November | SID-NL Game Night

Because of the steep decline in financial aid for organisations such as SID, in line with this Fall’s ‘A Financial World without the Traditional Financial Institutions?’ theme, we are launching our very own crowdfunding campaign. In order to continue our work, we need your help: support us so we can keep facilitating this platform for...
24 November | SID NL Member Event "Increasingly Inclusive"

24 November | SID NL Member Event “Increasingly Inclusive”

SID NL Member Event “Increasingly Inclusive: The Importance of Involving All”   It is with pleasure that we invite you to our exclusive SID NL Member Special “Increasingly Inclusive: The Importance of Involving All” on Thursday 24th of November 2016 from 16:00 hrs till 18:00 hrs at the International Institute of Social Studies,  The Hague.  We are...
22 November | The Promises of FinTech:  A Future for the Financial System?

22 November | The Promises of FinTech: A Future for the Financial System?

Some believe that FinTech is the future of the financial system: innovative digital technologies aimed at making banking cheaper and more efficient. It may offer opportunities to connect supply and demand in the financial world without banks being ‘owners’ of financial flows. But is FinTech really a new way of transferring financial resources? Are digital...