Organisation and coordination of the worldwide yearly event Global Goals Jam

van Hout, M. (Other), Gootjes, G. T. (Other), van Deutekom, P. (Other), F. Escobar Vega (Other), Pinos Cisneros, T. V. (Other), van Woerden, A. (Participant), McLaughlin, M. E. (Other)

Activity: Educational contribution / Supervising student theses, products Other activities-

Description

The #GlobalGoalsJam 2017 is a two day event consisting of short design sprints. A collaboration between MediaLAB Amsterdam and the United Nations Development Programme. Creative teams of designers, developers and Jammers from the local community work together using a tailored toolkit. Together, they create interventions aimed at short term targets in support of the long term goals. This event took place in 44 cities around the world, including a.o. Amsterdam, Accra, Kigali, Toronto, Kopenhagen, Minsk, St Petersburg, Enschede, Edinburgh, Kampala, Bogota, Tokyo, Fukuoka, Bangalore, New Dehli, etc.

Period1 Apr 201631 Dec 2017
Event titleThe Global Goals Jam: Design for the Sustainable Development Goals
Event typeOther
Degree of RecognitionInternational