never help: engage, enable, empower and connect

Civil Innovation Lab (CIV) is the overarching organization of a series of initiatives dedicated to transform inefficiencies, bridge gaps, address value creation and connect stakeholders. Our fields of work range from local communities to education and cultural projects, and include information society, disaster relief and social entrepreneurship.

Social Entrepreneurship Workshop

The power of profit for innovation, social impact and human development. Delivered by Carlos Miranda Levy, social and tech entrepreneur with over 15 years of field experience. Stanford University Fellow, Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the National University of Singapore, recognized as Emerging Leader at MIT and one of the 20 most influential Latinos in the Internet by CNN.

Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm

Relief 2.0 Conference

Running the last mile in the field in disaster response through independent field units supported by mobile technologies and social networks, connecting resources, stakeholders, needs, organizations, volunteers and survivors in an efficient, effective and timely manner, filling the gaps created by bureaucracy and slow response from top-down hierarchies.

Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Execution, Collaboration and Connection Skills

Strategies to form teams and alliances. Generation of value and impact interventions with a limited budget. Value propositions, inspiration and leadership based on merit and execution.

Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Creative Analysis, Problem Solving, Innovation Ideation, The Use of Tools such as Process and Eco-System Maps, as well as Critical Thinking and Lateral Thinking Methodologies and Techniques.

Monday, 18 August 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Experience in formulation, establishment and management of an Observatory of the Judiciary by the Civil Society.

1 .Presentation: The Judicial Observatory Dominicano (OJD) is an initiative of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (FUNGLODE) with a mission to promote research with the aim of helping to improve the quality of national, socio-legal debates. Systematic study is imperative to a comprehensive judicial reality of the country as provides the framework to analyze relationships between the national courts interaction with the public.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm