Author Archives: Felix Weth

Some thoughts on the International Co-operative Alliance conference

Three weeks ago I had the chance to attend the biannual conference of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) in Cape Town. It brought together about 2000 people from around the world and I was looking forward to it. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Fairnopoly

One and a half years ago I promised to write about my latest project. It kept me busy and only now I found the right moment. The project is simple: Creating the world’s largest multinational corporation – owned by the … Continue reading

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Uniting young people against corruption?

One big reason why I was so eager to attend the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Brasilia (see last post), was to see how young people can collectively address corruption at global level. My afterthoughts on this are mixed. On … Continue reading

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At the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Brazil

The last six days I spent in the strange but interesting city of Brasilia, attending the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference. I had been looking forward to it and it was better than expected. What I liked most was how much … Continue reading

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Berlin

It’s been a while since I wrote last time. Partly this was due to the new project I jumped into (more on this soon in another post). Partly to the rather empty state of mind I am in here in … Continue reading

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Moscow impressions

Last Thursday I participated in an International Conference on Youth Volunteering in Moscow, Russia. There were only a few international participants and I was happy to be one of them. With most of the participants coming from different provinces of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts after the “World Summit on Youth Volunteering”

“World Summit” sounds quite spectacular and formal, and so it was a nice surprise that we had difficulties to find the venue on the beautiful campus of Barranquilla’s Universidad del Norte. It was a long way to get there from … Continue reading

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Mind games in Santa Marta

At the moment I’m having the great luck of being in Colombia, where Joseph and I presented our let’s fight corruption mantra at the “World Summit on Youth Volunteering”. The summit was sufficiently insightful to justify the 3 days flight … Continue reading

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Media manipulation at the shores of lake Ohrid

Last week I participated in a training course on media manipulation at the shores of lake Ohrid in beautiful Macedonia. It was an interesting inter-cultural experiment with young members of volunteer organisations from Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Germany. … Continue reading

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Climbing Mountain Elgon

A little travel story in between: In mid July I came to Sipi Falls in hope for another couple of quite days to think and write in a beautiful place. Surely I found a beautiful place, but the thought of … Continue reading

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