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Randomized Lunch Trials


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Randomized Lunch Trials


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Sign Up 

Review our eligibility criteria (below).  If you meet the requirements, sign up by providing a 150 word bio and basic contact information.

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Get Matched

On the 1st working day of each month you will receive an email with the profile of a person in Geneva.  They may be from the UN, an NGO, the private sector, academia or other community organizations.  They will also receive your profile. 

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Go For Lunch

Contact your match and set up coffee or lunch at a time that it is convenient for both of you.  It is completely informal and a chance to get to know the other person and their work. 

REPEAT MONTHLY. ENHANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE. EXPAND YOUR NETWORK. 


Sign Up Form

We just need a few pieces of information about you.

Don't worry, if you decide you no longer want to participate you simply email ktaylor@iisd.org and you will no longer be included in the program.

Name *
Name
150 words maximum
Please indicate the language(s) you are comfortable speaking in. *

PLEASE NOTE THE PROGRAM WILL NOT START UNTIL JANUARY 2018.

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Eligibility


Eligibility


Please see if you meet the following criteria in order to participate in Randomized Lunch Trials: 

  • You are located in or around Geneva, Switzerland.
  • You are a working professional or researcher on issues related to sustainable development, humanitarian response, or human rights.
  • You are involved, active or keenly interested in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • You are from a UN organization, international organization, NGO, civil society, government/mission, the private sector, or academia. 
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Conversation Starters


Conversation Starters


Worried about getting the conversation started?  Fear not, here are questions to kick things off:

  • Where are you from, originally? Have you lived in other countries or regions?  Which one was your favorite?
  • How long have you been in Geneva? What do you like most about the city?
  • What brought you here today? How did you hear about Randomized Lunch Trials? What kinds of people are you hoping to meet?
  • What is the subject of your formal education?  Does it relate to the work you do now? How?
  • What is your organization's purpose?  How does it go about its work?
  • How long have you worked in this thematic area and/or organization?
  • How did you begin working on SDGs?
  • Which SDGs goal/targets are you active in implementing?  How?  
  • What is the most innovative approach to SDG implementation you have seen so far?  
  • Do you have any specific projects related to SDGs that have you been working on recently? What are some of the challenges you face in this project? What are the opportunities?
  • What are your job responsibilities? What is a typical day like? What skills do you need to be successful in your role?  
  • What is the most valuable learning (formal or informal) experience you have ever had?
  • Where can I learn more about your organization/work/initiative (websites, social media)? 
  • Are there any resources (courses, events, videos, books, tools) that you recommend I look into?