We are an innovative hybrid institution which incorporates Capacity Building, Governance Consultancy and the European Democracy Lab while placing a special focus on democracy and governance in Europe and the MENA region.
Primary activity of our capacity building unit is to enable institutions to apply participatory tool-based planning methods to their purposes. The unit also develops tailor-made eduction offers and concepts for study tours and missions.Learn More
In our Center for Advanced Governance we accompany organisations and institutions in planning and policy development, structural, organizational and process development as well as communication format development such as public consultation, workshops and conferences.Learn More
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
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Based on our unique Parmenides Eidos methodology we can build planning capacity in a short time and in difficult environments.
Together with your staff, we design the process and support implementation and training.
We gather the required stakeholders and jointly develop an approach, which we test against different future scenarios.
With support from our proven visual reasoning methodology Parmenides Eidos, we facilitate participatory workshops for your organisation.
We develop the program, identify the best experts and coordinate the participants and the website.
We prepare a negotiation/mediation agenda in close cooperation with the involved stakeholders and facilitate the process.
Based on our proven participation methodologies we consult citizens, run participatory planning sessions and develop approaches.
We capacitate your staff in scenario development, building indicator systems and related risk analysis based on our Parmenides EIDOS reasoning tools.
What we are aiming for
Mainstreamed conceptual strength in governance through a network of efficient institutions that think out-of-the-box to support our complex and controversial society in collectively turning diversity into a shared benefit.
Our mission is to enable institutions and organizations to manage complex challenges, pursue creative learning processes and to design and improve governance.
We support institutions and organizations in the application of structured participatory decision-making techniques based on our unique visual-reasoning methodology.