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We hope to bring the Manifesto project to life by collecting and sharing a variety of multimedia material - from video and audio clips of seminars to photography and presentations. All the material is accessible via this page.

Announcement: The Multimedia Manifesto


The multimedia version of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto, is exactly the same text as the printed  version but helps bring the issues raised to life with video, audio and other materials.

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Delhi, June 2011: Seminar on Innovation, Sustainability and Development

On June 28-30, 2011, the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (Delhi) organised an international seminar on Innovation, Sustainability and Development in partnership with the Centre for Development Studies-Trivandrum and the STEPS Centre, UK.

Below you can find the programme, as well as links to videos of the speakers and presentations, where these are available.

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2nd students roundtable

Science, Society and Development MA students at the Institute of Development Studies and SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research took part in a Manifesto roundtable on 20 January 2010. The roundtable was convened by Elisa Arond of the STEPS Centre.


The presentations from the roundtable can be viewed or downloaded on Slideshare.

General science and technology – local
Energy concerns in Nepal
What words describe your ideal future?

China workshop: Presentations and report

UK-China Innovation Workshop for Sustainable and Equitable Development
School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing
19 March 2010

Workshop report

>> UK-China workshop report (PDF, 452kb) by Dr Adrian Ely, STEPS Centre


This page includes links to the speakers’ presentations on our Slideshare, where you can view or download them.

Films and photos from the day are also available.

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China – video and photos

Video and photos from a workshop held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, on 19 March 2010, entitled “UK-China Innovation for Sustainability & Equitable Development”.

Speakers’ presentations from the day are also available to view or download.

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Zimbabwe Roundtable

On 5 March 2010 in Harare, the Southern Africa office of Practical Action ran a Manifesto roundtable. The aim was to discuss innovation, sustainability and development from their national perspective and to share their ideas with the world.

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