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The Broker at work: Sharing insights from the IOB Lustrum Symposium

An anniversary is a logical time to look back and reflect on lessons from the past, while also looking ahead. That is exactly what the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs did when it celebrated its 40th anniversary with a Lustrum Symposium ‘Changing directions in foreign policy – IOB at 40: learning for performance’. Bringing together policymakers, evaluators and knowledge workers, this event provided an opportunity to discuss ways forward for policy evaluation.

  • 29 March, 2018

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More innovation and inspiration: Civil society partnerships for civic action

After last year’s successful project on innovative civic action, which resulted in the publication Activism, artivism and beyond, The Broker is joining forces with The Spindle, Partos’ innovation platform once again – this time to look at creative civil society partnerships. The new project will start in mid-February and promises to be another inspiring endeavour.

  • 8 February, 2018

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Getting to know our new captains

Since 1 January, The Broker has been sailing under a new captaincy. After saying goodbye to long-standing director Frans Bieckmann, Remmelt de Weerd and Saskia Hollander have taken the helm. It is high time to get to know the new board of directors a little better.

  • 10 January, 2018

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‘Research & policy: two peas in a pod?’ Impressions of a food security impact dialogue

On 1 December 2017, The Broker took part in the conference ‘Research & policy: two peas in a pod? A dialogue for food security impact’, organized by the F&BKP and NWO-WOTRO. Our team of knowledge brokers reported on the day, interviewed key figures and captured take-home messages.

  • 20 December, 2017

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