December 07, 2020
In addition to the preliminary results of the Danida Alumni Information Survey, which you received in the last DAN newsletter, please find the more detailed results below. In the coming months, the DAN team will prioritize and process the survey results and will consult the local alumni network coordinating teams to make room for their experiences, views and ideas for improvement of the network.
December 07, 2020
Do you wonder what it takes to assemble participants online and organise a successful hackathon? Based on the first-hand experience of the organisers of the two day virtual UNLEASH Hacks Bangladesh 2020, this webinar on 16 December will give you an insight into what is involved.
December 07, 2020
The award ceremony where MSc and co-founder of the social enterprise Takataka Plastics, Peter Okwoko, received the Danida Alumni Prize was streamed online online from Kampala.
December 07, 2020
Join our course in Design Thinking and Innovation and learn how to apply human-centred innovation techniques to address challenges in your organisation and in your community. You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course
November 13, 2020
On 27 November Peter Okwoko, Danida Alum and MSc from Aalborg University receives the Danida Alumni Prize 2020 for his quick, highly innovative and sustainable response to the Covid-19 crisis. Together with his business partner, Paige Balcom, he started to make face shields from plastic waste.
September 30, 2020
This event taking place on 31 October is organised by the Nordic Chamber of Commerce Vietnam and Co-hosted by the Nordic Embassies in Vietnam and the Sweden Alumni Network Vietnam and is open to all Nordic Alumni.
September 29, 2020
Earlier this month about 700 alumni participated in our alumni information survey. Our thanks to all those who took part for giving us your time and much appreciated input. We would like to share some of the key findings with you.
September 25, 2020
We believe that it is unrealistic to run another call for activity grants in 2020. Instead we encourage local networks and alumni to send applications on an ongoing basis should it be possible for you to carry out alumni activities in your local areas or online until we find it possible to send out an official call in 2021.
September 21, 2020
Danida Fellowship Centre invites Danida alumni change makers to facilitate online webinars for fellow alumni and their Danish partners. The purpose is to share knowledge about different ways of tackling the SDGs and thereby inspire one another.
June 25, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the planned DAN workshop in Copenhagen for representatives from all of the 12 established local alumni networks had to be postponed.  As an alternative, we invited the representatives to a series of online meetings to cover some of the original workshop topics and share experiences from the global pandemic.
June 25, 2020
As a new initiative, Danida Alumni Network is inviting Danida alumni change makers to facilitate online forums for fellow alumni and their Danish partners. The forum topics address one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals. We will start with Peter Okwoko and his colleague Paige Balcom who make face shields from recycled plastic bottles in Gulu, Uganda.
May 19, 2020
Christine Bystøl joins DFC as the new Alumni Programme Officer, bringing with her experience in networking and capacity building from an international NGO.
March 31, 2020
The local alumni networks in Kenya, Burkina Faso and Mexico have already held their annual general meetings for 2020. Such meetings are one of the many tools used by local networks to practise the values of democracy and transparency that are enshrined in their constitutions.
March 30, 2020
The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic delays upcoming activities and disbursements under the latest round of Danida Alumni Activity Grants. However, counterbalancing this unfortunate news, most grantees under the previous round of funding have fortunately managed to complete their alumni activities as planned ahead of the outbreak spreading to their countries.
March 30, 2020
With the corona/COVID-19 pandemic impacting the extent to which we can interact with each other in ways we are accustomed to, most of us are resorting to alternative solutions for staying connected. Here we share some tips and inspiration to help you stay in touch.