Scale-up program

Accelerating solutions that make a difference

The Scale-up Program (SCUP) was launched in 2018 to provide year-long customized (non-financial) support towards the development of projects showcased at the Paris Peace Forum.

Each year, ten of the projects showcased at the event are selected for the Scale-up program (SCUP). This cohort is provided with customized, transformational support from the PPF for the following year.

The SCUP is an accelerator that mobilizes resources from within the PPF Secretariat and the world-class PPF community to help strengthen and grow these solutions and amplify their impact. It helps project leaders identify and approach new partners and funders, reach out to new actors and gain visibility, influence positive change in their ecosystem, and strengthen their organizational development.

In 2023, ten projects tackling issues at the heart of the 6th edition have been chosen to be part of the Scale-up program. Discover them bellow:

SCUP program reports

These reports assess what the SCUP program has achieved in the past years, and present some success stories. They also serve to further reflect on what improvements can help governance innovators achieve change at scale in a complex environment.

About the Scale-up mentors

 

Each year, a diverse pool of around 20 senior professionals from recognized public and private organizations provide personalized coaching, advice, connections and networking to project leaders.

SCUP mentors since 2018

Paul ADAMSON

Chairman, Forum Europe

Nicolas BAUQUET

Research Director, Institut Montaigne

Romina BOARINI

Director of the OECD WISE Centre, OECD

Gwang-Chol CHANG

Chief of Education Policy Section, UNESCO

Javier CIURLIZZA

Regional Director for the Andean Region, Ford Foundation

Sana DE COURCELLES

Counsellor on Health Matters, Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in Geneva

Koen DOENS

Director General, European Commission – INTPA

Félix FERNÁNDEZ-SHAW

Director for International Cooperation and Development Policy, DG DEVCO

Paula GAVIRIA

Executive Director, Compaz Foundation

Stefania GIANNINI

Assistant Director General for Education, UNESCO

Mark GRAY

Head of Political Strategy & Communication team, Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission

Jean-Marie GUÉHENNO

Senior Advisor, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

Martha GUTIERREZ

Director of Division – Global Policy, Governance, Cities, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Fabienne HARA

Deputy Director General, Paris Peace Forum

Hilde HARDEMAN

Director General, European Commission – Publications Office of the European Union

Andrew HUDSON

Head of Water and Ocean Governance Programme, UNDP

Marion JANSEN

Director, Market Development, OECD

Michel JARRAUD

Secretary General Emeritus, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Lamia KAMAL-CHAOUI

Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD

Anousheh KARVAR

Representative of France to the ILO Governing Body and to G7-G20 Labour & Employment

Christin KNÜPFER

Program Director International Affairs, Körber-Stiftung

Alexis LAFFITTAN

Partnerships Development Specialist, UNDP

Hans Peter LANKES

Visiting Professor in Practice, London School of Economics – Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Olivier LAVINAL

Program Manager of the Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF), World Bank Group

Kathrin LORENZ

Director of the Division Governance & Conflict, GIZ

Jonathan MAHER

Deputy Delegate International Affairs, L’Oréal

Stefano MANSERVISI

Former Director General (DG DEVCO) | Advisor to the President, Paris Peace Forum

Julie MC CARTHY

Former Co-Director, Economic Justice Program and Soros Economic Development Fund, OSF

Marc MOSSÉ

Senior Director EU Government Affairs, Microsoft

Paulina MURPHY

Engagement Director, World Benchmarking Alliance

Hélène N’GARNIM GANGA

Head of Department, AFD

Dhamari NAIDOO

Public Health Laboratory Scientist, World Health Organisation Regional Office for South-East Asia (SEARO)

Delphine O

Ambassador-at-large and Secretary General for the Generation Equality Forum (Beijing+25)

Lucy PARKER

Senior Partner, Brunswick

Xavier PAVARD

Policy Officer, Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission

Geneviève PONS

CEO and Vice Chair, Europe Jacques Delors

Joe POWELL

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, OGP

Meredith PRESTON MCGHIE

Secretary General, Global Centre for Pluralism

Gabriela RAMOS

Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO

Olivier RAY

Director for mobilization, movement and partnerships, ICRC

Matt REED

CEO and global Director of Institutional Partnerships, AKDN

Noëlla RICHARD

Youth Global Programme Manager, UNDP

Magda ROBALO

Global Managing Director, Women in Global Health

Andreas SCHLEICHER

Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD

Trisha SHETTY

Founder, SheSays

Katie SIERKS

Carbon Removal Senior Program Manager, Microsoft

Antoine SIRE

Head of Company Engagement, BNP Paribas

Alexandre STUTZMANN

Director for parliamentary relations with the United Nations, European Union Delegation to the United Nations

Daphné YONG d’HERVE

Director of Peace and Prosperity, Knowledge Solutions, at the International Chamber of Commerce

Igor YURGENS

Chairman of the Management Board, Institute of Contemporary Development (INSOR)