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Start Network Virtual Assembly 2021

The  Virtual Assembly is the annual gathering of the Start Network members and stakeholders. This year the event will be held from 16 to 18 November 2021.

The Start Network Assembly is the annual gathering of our members and stakeholders. This year the event will be held from 16 to 18 November 2021.

As Start Network shifts to a locally-led, globally scaled network, changing mindsets is at the core of transforming the way we work and so the theme for this year's Assembly is Changing mindsets, Transforming systems.

Join us and find out how Start Network is exploring new models of risk & accountability; re-imagining our role as that of a service provider to locally-led networks; adapting our programmes to an increasingly decentralised future; and examining colonial mentalities in our ways of working and the wider humanitarian sector. Be part of the change!

Register here.

See the event agenda here and below.

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Plan de la semaine en français

The Assembly provides a space for Start Network members and stakeholders to take stock of the network's learning and progress and to help shape and drive our vision going forward.

It has four distinct components:


A virtual marketplace to exchange information and explore how we have made progress


"hackathon”-style sessions where small groups work together to tackle important strategic issues


space to air difficult, complex, or uncomfortable issues that are important discussions to have


the Annual General Meeting of the members to make key governance decisions

Read more about last year's Assembly.

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