Collective intelligence and digital skills as drivers for empowerment
International seminar of the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation
Namur, The Destree Institute and Circle of Wallonia,
Tuesday 8 October 2019
Millennia2025: an innovative co-construction since 2007 valued by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
After an innovative co-construction active since 2007, the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation is proud of the recognition granted by the ECOSOC with the attribution of its special consultative status during its June 2019 General Assembly in New York.
Since 2014, the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation is building the concrete actions of the Millennia2015 Action Plan for Women's Empowerment and Equality finalized with the Patronage of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris in December 2012. This Action Plan results from the Foresight Research Process initiated in 2007 at the global level by Marie-Anne Delahaut with The Destree Institute, implemented since 2012 by the Millennia2025 Foundation and built by with the Millennia2025 International Voluntary Researcher' Network.
The history and method of Millennia2025 are related in the 608 pages book Together for Equality!, Foresight, International Networks and Concrete Actions for Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality: 2007-2017 Report - Objective 2025, written by Marie-Anne Delahaut, president-CEO of the Millennia2025 Foundation and prefaced by Mrs. Irina Bokova, then Director-General of UNESCO. The book is written in French but most of chapters are presented in English on the www.millennia2015.org website.
Several concrete actions are developed by the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation, in the field of eHealth at the WeObservatory for women and eHealth created and chaired by Véronique Inès Thouvenot, co-founder, scientific director of the Millennia2025 Foundation and founder of Zero Mothers Die, or in the field of solidarity and innovation with Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women, Millennia2025 She4Innovation and MAD-Skills "Master, Activate and Dynamize your skills" to learn, transmit and work by valuing your talents and talents online skills.
The Millennia2025 Intelligence Platform, structured by MAD-Skills, aims to be a citizen-driven, pedagogical and reproducible innovation engine, for the valorization of talents and skills, through intergenerational and inclusive transmission considering to the model built by MAD-Skills, under the label "MaVille-Compétences" ("MyTown-Skills)" and whose model "Wellin-Compétences" is among the winners of the call for projects "Smart Territory 2019" launched as part of the Digital Wallonia strategy by the Government of Wallonia.
Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation
Organization in Special Consultative Status
with the United Nations Economic and Social Council
(ECOSOC) since 2019