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A DIP INTO THE FUTURE

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Mauritius

25th & 26th 2-4 February 2016

A foresight xchange workshop “Towards an Innovative Civil Service” is being organized by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) with Republic of Mauritius,  Ministry of Civil Service & Administrative Reforms on the 25th & 26th November 2015. The workshop was officiated by Hon. Minister A.K Wong and attended by more than 50 senior officials of the Mauritius Civil Service.


A foresight xchange workshop “Towards an Innovative Civil Service” is being organized by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) with Republic of Mauritius,  Ministry of Civil Service & Administrative Reforms on the 25th & 26th November 2015. The workshop was officiated by Hon. Minister A.K Wong and attended by more than 50 senior officials of the Mauritius Civil Service.

Representing MIGHT and myforesight, Rushdi Abdul Rahim was there to do a scene setting presentation “A Dip Into The Future” to oriented the mind of the participants towards foresight & futures thinking.  Two other experts also contributed towards making the workshop a success; Zhen Goh, a senior consultant with Cognitive Edge shared her experience in foresight and horizon scanning works in Singapore whereas Yoan Ollivier, the founder Plausible Possible of France share the work that he’s been doing in France.

Representatives from UNDP Global Center for Public Service Excellence, Arndt Husar & Peter Van De Pol led the facilitation of the workshop in coming up with ideas towards a more resilient and efficient Mauritius public service for the future.

Amongst other things, the workshop was conducted to:

  • Establish future development landscape; exploring plausible scenarios;
  • What could be different and what would be similar;
  • Identifying risk, threats and opportunities;
  • Maximizing the opportunities as well as mitigating the risk.

 

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