Shared Initiatives for Training

What it is about?

Climate change, gender equality and inclusion of minorities are key challenges for our rapidly changing world. Arts and culture have a recognised role in shaping societies and have the potential to significantly contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all as recognised in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The project SHIFT will provide training offers for cultural leaders, working together and creating paths to face such global challenges. Implementing changes where needed and passing on the gained knowledge to leaders and staff members, of cultural networks and the broader cultural sector are key targets of the project.

The partners will produce online manuals and guidelines during these two next years (December 2019-December 2021) on the following themes:
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Cultural Leadership

Organisational change and evolution

Role-based organisations

Participatory governance

Shared governance and shared responsibilities

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Environmental Sustainability

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Embedding of environmental sustainability thinking

Collective approach on how to act together


Circular organisation

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Gender & Power-relations

Ingrained inequalities existing among gender in a working environment

Structural change in workplaces, organisations, institutions, city & government level

Change the way authority, information & responsivity flows in an organisation

Structurally approach topics of sexual harassment and assault

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Improve communication tools & channels

Improve accessibility for all events/activities

Analysis of how these target groups can be reached

Training in understanding this need by staff, board & membership