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2 Central European Node Millennium Project Pavel Nováček, Ivan Klinec August 2006 – July 2007

3 Part 1: Priority projects 1. Translation of the SOF reports 1997 – 2006 (selected chapters) 2. Marshall Plan for Haiti – updated and abridged version of the study is ready; translation into French in August (Pierre Armand) 3. Implementation of projects at local level – Baie de Henne, Haiti 4. Cooperation with the Global Marshall Plan Initiative (www.globalmarshallplan.org)

4 Haiti: security in Port au Prince still limited (kidnapings)

5 Environment is degraded due to overpopulation, deforestation,…

6 Health care in rural areas is almost non-existent (mother with child suffering children´s polio)

7 Adoption at Distance (Children´s Sponsorship) – 200 children already adopted in Baie de Henne region

8 Health Care Centre in Mole St. Nicolas (2 doctors from Slovakia, 1 nurse from Olomouc)

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10 Here, in Mole St. Nicolas Columbus perhaps landed first time in America

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12 Closed health care centre in Baie de Henne …

13 and people waiting for help

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15 Solar panel for missionary station…

16 and 32 solar panels (20 new) for community well (safe drinking water)

17 School for 250 children almost finished and operating (January 2007)

18 Classrooms in church (May 2005)

19 School canteen still not finished (beneficiary Concert for Haiti organised by Caritas in August 07 should help to raise money)

20 New project – Sport for Development and out of school activities (swimming etc.)

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22 Better institutional background for CE Node Since September 1st 2007: new Department of Development Studies established at Palacky University (Faculty of Science) where CE Node will be based. Study programme International Development Studies (first of this kind in Central/Eastern Europe) accredited and opened (bachelor´s programme since 2003, master´s programme since 2005, now altogether 150 students; 30 in each year)

23 Mission of the International Development Studies The aim of IDS is to prepare experts for future operation within the developing Czech programme of development cooperation. The graduates will be educated above all in science (geography and regional studies focusing on the developing regions, environment) but also in selected subjects of humanities (development economics, project cycle management etc). Priorities in research area: environment/development issues, sustainable development, future-oriented studies, global issues

24 Future CE Node project? State of the Future Atlas 15 global challenges expressed in maps and diagrams, plus tables, text and photos

25 Part 2: Other activities Structure of Node Chair of Node Pavel Nováček – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic Co-Chair of Node Ivan Klinec, Institute for Forecasting, Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava, Slovak Rapublic Central Institution of Node Central Institution of Node Department of Development Studies, Palacky University Olomouc in cooperation with Civic Futurological Society, Bratislava and Prague Center for Social and Economic Strategies, Charles University, Prague

26 Main Activities of Node Participation in activities of The Millennium Project Participation in activities of European Millennium Project Nodes Initiative EuMPI Development of futures oriented studies in Czech Republic and Slovak Republic Development of methodology of futures studies in Czech and Slovak Republics Cooperation with Universities in Czech Republic and Slovak Republic Cooperation with other institutions in Czech Republic and Slovak Republic Design of long-term strategies and studies Presentations, articles and publications

27 Participation in Activities of the Millennium Project Future of Education 2030 – Real-Time Delphi State of the Future Index SOFI – Real-Time Delphi

28 Development of Future Studies Seminars of Futurological Society in Slovakia in Bratislava Discussion Seminars of Civic Futurological Society in Prague Activities of Center for Social and Economic Strategies - CESES, Charles University, Prague International Conference Sustainable Development – New Trends and Challenges – April 2007, Olomouc Development of methodology of futures studies Development of scenario thinking and scenario designing – methodology and workshops

29 Cooperation with Universities Center for Social and Economic Strategies - CESES, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Center of Interdisciplinary Studies, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic Department of Philosophy, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovak Republic

30 Cooperation with other institutions Society for Sustainable Living in Czech Republic Society for Sustainable Living in Slovak Republic Slovak Association of Club of Rome Institute for Forecasting, Slovak Academy of Sciences Center for Sustainable Development, Bratislava Slovak Society on Art and Science, Bratislava NGO

31 Publications and Activities sk.wikipedia.org – 80 articles on futures studies and transhumanism Articles and interviews in media in Slovak Republic and Czech Republic Electronic publications on information society, scenario thinking and transhumanism for discussion seminars of Civic Futurological Society in Prague

32 2007 Work Plan of Central European Node of MP Participation in Activities of The Millennium Project Cooperation with the Global Marshall Plan Initiative (www.globalmarshallplan.org) Partnership for Development – Haiti Project Seminars of Futurological Society in Slovakia – Bratislava Discussion Seminars of Civic Futurological Society in Prague Participation in organisation of International Colloquium Designing the Future in Europe 2007 – October 2007, Prague Scenario Thinking and Scenario Designing – methodology and workshops Development of methodology of futurology and futures studies sk.wikipedia.org – articles on futures studies and transhumanism

33 Thank You for Your Attention


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