24-26 February 2016 – Zagreb, Croatia
The aim of the inaugural Euclid Summit 2016 was to create connections and share knowhow for those who see civil society and social enterprise as a force to drive positive change. The event welcomed 155 delegates from 28 countries in Europe and beyond and featured inspiring keynote speakers, forward-thinking masterclasses and informal knowhow cafés.The key common topics were knowhow for people, for money and for impact, three key management issues for any CSO or SEs. Inaddition, delegates heard from international civil society leaders and social entrepreneurs who captured the latest trends in skills and knowledge for social impact.
Knowhow and skills matter to drive positive change as a civil society organisation (CSO) or a social enterprise (SE). Powerful emerging trends in the wider world and within organisations are forcing change and presenting new opportunities. Growing societal challenges, shrinking resources and geo-political instability are creating a turbulent environment. Changing expectations of work, digital technology and new forms of public engagement are reshaping organisations in all sectors. Leaders and entrepreneurs are pioneering new methods like social innovation, design thinking, impact orientation, multi-sector collaboration and community mobilisation.
As the newest member of the European Union, our Croatian partners were uniquely placed to provide a fresh perspective on the EU’ s Europe 2020 Strategy from both sides of the coin. View the presentations and other resources from the Euclid Summit.Relive the event through social media. Watch interviews with some of our masterclass leaders.