This is the first United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) online event to examine the adoption and mainstreaming of the United Nations Innovation Toolkit. It is delivered in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and will take place on Thursday, November 19th from 13:00 to 14:00 (CET).
Entitled “Live with IFAD on the UN Innovation Toolkit – How to foster innovation to meet the challenges of tomorrow?” the event brings together attendees from across the UN system, as well as UNSSC and IFAD representatives who will share their insights and experiences about how they have contextualized and incorporated the UN Innovation Toolkit to advance internal readiness for innovation.
In the form of a moderated panel interview, participants will be presented with insider accounts from IFAD Innovation Champions outlining:
The one hour event includes an informational session followed by a panel discussion, and a Q&A. Anyone with a United Nations email address is able to join the discussion which will take place on UNSSC’s Zoom webinar platform.
Regardless of the challenge, the UN Innovation Toolkit is designed to help the United Nations stimulate and maintain innovation. The conversation with IFAD is set to give insight on how we can contextualize and bring innovation to unprecedented levels - levels that allow us to meet the challenges of our time.