Global Projects
CLI's impact globally
Towards wellbeing on a healthy planet
Fostering a femxle* revolution in economic thinking

This is a a tremendously exciting collective online and offline process of networking, exchange, learning, influencing, strategizing and co-shaping a global manifesto for a new economic architecture. The members in the 36×36 femxle transformation network will receive a recognized professional education  in “Strategizing Transformative Change” and a certification as Collective Leadership Specialist by completing a highly effective practice-orientated online competence building course. This course will strengthen collaboration and network capacities as well as strategic leadership skills.This program will be hosted online between February and October 2021. A global gathering is planned  at the end of September 2021.

*In response to a global trend the term femxle/ womxn is used throughout this project to be inclusive and encompass all persons identifying as female/ woman.

Strategizing transformative change

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Project Facts:
Towards wellbeing on a healthy planet

Project time: 2021

Sector(s): private sector, civil society, public sector

Main SDG: 10 Reduced Inequalities

Stakeholders: 36 young femxle leaders from around the globe

Outcome: 36×36 femxle transformation members are trained in strategizing transformative change, have created a global manifesto for a new economic architecture, and presented the manifesto in a public event.

CLI Project Managers: Dr. Petra Kuenkel, Elisabeth Kuehn, Lulekwa Gqiba, Alina Gruen

The Art of Leading Collectively

- 3 days of online-training
- core methodology: CLI Collective Leadership Compass
- tuition fee: € 467 per online presence day
Registration status: OPEN

5 May — 9 May 2022
Collective Leadership Institute gGmbH, Kurfürstenstraße, Potsdam, Germany
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Collaboration and Dialogue Capacity for Delivering on Migration Governance and Diaspora Engagement
Migration Governance and Diaspora Engagement in Indonesia

CLI has started a project in cooperation with the Programme Migration & Diaspora (PMD), implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), in three countries: Ghana, Indonesia, and Serbia. CLI is offering an intensive 3-module leadership training course that certifies successful participants as Collective Leadership Specialists. The training course is intended for professionals from government, civil society, the private sector, academia, and other relevant organizations who are working on migration governance and diaspora engagement topics in each of the three countries. The project began at the end of 2020 and is planned to run until the end of October 2021.

Project Facts:
Collaboration and Dialogue Capacity for Delivering on Migration Governance and Diaspora Engagement

Project time: 2020-2021

Sector(s): public sector, civil society, private sector

Main SDG: 16 Good Governance

Stakeholders: Professionals from government, civil society, the private sector, academia, working on migration governance and diaspora engagement topics in Ghana, Indonesia, and Serbia.

Outcome: Professionals from three countries are trained in collective leadership, stakeholder collaboration, and facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogues to create good dialogue and co-creation around concrete migration and diaspora initiatives and policies.

CLI Project Managers: Douglas F. Williamson, Dominic Stucker, Lulekwa Ggiba, Stephanie Langsch, Maryana Zaviyska

Platform for Multi-Actor Partnerships (MAP)
Partnerships 2030 - Platform for Multi-Actor Partnerships (MAP)

In an effort to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the German platform for Multi-Stakeholder Partnership (MAP) offers a learning and capacity building space on partnering. In support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) 17 (Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development), partnerships between CSOs, governments and private sector organizations are key enablers for meeting global challenges and fulfilling the SDGs . The initiative by the German Ministry for Development and Economic Cooperation, the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation, and the Collective Leadership Institute aims to offer guidance to actors in partnerships and create an exchange on improving partnering processes.

Project Facts:
Platform for Multi-Actor Partnerships (MAP)

Project time: 2016-2020

Sector(s): civil society

Main SDG: 17 Partnerships

Stakeholders: >120 leaders of German civil society organisations and their counterparts in other countries

Outcome: Civil society organisation leaders were trained in establishing multi-stakeholder initiatives. Further support was offered by CLI in the form of webinars, advisory, feasibility studies, and engagement missions on-site with local implementation partners.

CLI Project Managers: Dr. Petra Kuenkel, Sabine Heckmann, Theresa Kuschka

Common Code for the Coffee Community
4C - Common Code for the Coffee Community

Founded in 2006, the 4C Association uses the Stakeholder Dialogue approach to work towards sustainability and improved conditions for all participants of the coffee value chain. There are 200+ members adhering to the 4C Code of Conduct, which consists of 28 social, environmental, and economic principles, as well as 10 Unacceptable Practices. All four phases of the Dialogic Change Model have been implemented effectively, helping members and stakeholders overcome differences in background, interests, and worldviews.

Project Facts:
Common Code for the Coffee Community

Project time: 2003-2008

Sector(s): private sector, public sector, civil society

Main SDG: 12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Stakeholders: >200 members of the 4C Association

Outcome: An international strategic alliance for sustainability and responsible supply chain management in the coffee sector was established. Coffee trade and industry, coffee producer organisations and international civil society organisations joined forces to continuously improve the social, environmental and economic conditions for the people making their living with coffee.

CLI Project Manager: Dr. Petra Kuenkel

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