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So far Chris has created 26 blog entries.

No More Restructuring! Please.

By |2021-09-15T16:58:19+02:0014 July 2019|Insights, News|

The need to change an organisation is constant. Non-profit organisations should beat the permanent catch-up playing and disruptive, expensive restructuring projects. But how? At MzN International, we explore how we can keep up with the changing environment without having to constantly go through reorganisation projects.

FAQs: Commercial Contracting

By |2021-09-14T15:06:09+02:007 March 2019|Insights, News|

Commercial contracts are buzzwords in today’s non-profit world. Everyone is talking about their potential to fund programmes and most seem to agree that they are a useful addition to the ideal funding mix. However,  hardly anyone knows where to start.

Unlocking the potential of the global compact for migration

By |2021-09-14T20:55:26+02:0018 December 2018|Insights, News|

Whilst I am proud that Germany signed the Global Compact for Migration,this,  in itself, is not enough. Together with my colleagues at MzN International and several civil society organisations in Germany, we have therefore co-signed a paper of demands recommending decisive action to our Government.

Is there a better way?

By |2017-07-13T09:35:46+02:0013 July 2017|Insights, News|

Great innovators, from all walks of life and in every corner of the earth have made their impact on the world by relentlessly asking if there is a better way to create positive change.

Top Tips for Impact Evaluation

By |2021-12-06T09:28:34+01:0013 July 2017|Insights|

Designing and implementing developmental, formative, and summative evaluations is essential and valuable, however, there are a number of common pitfalls, which have cropped up in observing this growing trend.

Five tips for NGOs aiming at commercial contracts

By |2021-12-06T09:28:29+01:0015 May 2017|Insights|

Commercial contracts are a real source of income for many NGOs, yet they also remain a major challenge. Pursuing these opportunities is often viewed with scepticism relating to the impact on an organisation's nonprofit mandate- its soul.

The development sector is in crisis, and that’s a good thing.

By |2021-12-06T09:28:00+01:0012 January 2017|Insights|

The criticism of the development and aid sector isn’t as constructive as it could be. The debate about the structure, workings, and dynamics of the sector overall is mainly based on prejudice, competing political agendas and a surprising absence of the facts.

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