International Summit in Bali – Prof. Guilherme Lichand

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April 2018: The 2018 In­ter­na­tion­al So­cial and be­hav­ior Change Com­mu­ni­ca­tion sum­mit was held from 16 to 20 April 2018 in Bali, In­done­sia. The sum­mit was open to a wide range of peo­ple from the gov­ern­ment, re­gion­al en­ti­ties, aca­d­e­mics, NGOs, CSOs, glob­al agen­cies, and the pri­vate sec­tor, work­ing on de­vel­op­ment and health is­sues.

It was host­ed by a con­sor­tium of in­ter­na­tion­al and lo­cal part­ners in­clud­ing the Johns Hop­kins Cen­ter for Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Pro­grams, The Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Ini­tia­tive, Soul City In­sti­tute, UNICEF, and BBC Me­dia Ac­tion. The mo­tive of this sum­mit was to en­gage and sup­port peo­ple to shift norms, change be­hav­iors and am­pli­fy the voic­es need­ed to ad­dress the per­sis­tent de­vel­op­ment chal­lenges the world faces to­day.