Posts by Zoe Birchall

International Conference, Women, Migration and Development: Investing in the Future

8 Jul


CARE International and the Overseas Development Institute are organising an International Conference, Women, Migration and Development: Investing in the Future which aims to bring policy makers, donors, practitioners, private sector, government and UN agencies to focus on issues, challenges and opportunities around migration. This conference will take place in London on 17-18 of July 2014. […]

Exploring Ranepa’s Summer Campus 2014

7 Jul


Last year Cat travelled to Russia to carry out a one-day training at Ranepa’s Summer Campus, which took place in Khazan, Tatarstan between the 18-28 July. The event hosted 350 top undergraduate and graduate students from across Russia and provided lectures and workshops from top figures in government, business and society. Aimed at developing a […]

Outcomes of Singapore Consultation on Developing Foresight Capacity within the Public Service

4 Jul


On 29 April 2014, Cat participated in a Consultation on Developing Foresight Capacity within the Public Service, held in Singapore by the UNDP. This consultation was convened to engage thinkers and practitioners in discussion to advise UNDP on avenues for building government foresight capacity in developing countries. Alongside Cat, the consultation consisted of 16 participants, […]

OGP Civil Society Group Seeking Regional Civil Society Coordinator (Africa and Middle East)

2 Jul


A great job opportunity has just opened in the OGP Civil Society Group. If you have plenty of open government/civil society experience in Africa (and the Middle East preferably) you might be the person to join the OGP civil society team. The Civil Society Engagement team is a nimble, international team that aims to broaden […]

Evaluating Elections in Europe and Egypt | This Week’s Top Hot Links #129

4 Jun

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the impact of elections in Egypt and Europe, and examines what they really reveals about those in power and the opinions of those casting the votes. It also provides a critique and defence of US domestic and foreign policy, from the viewpoints […]

New ASAP Delphi Study on Illicit Financial Flows Post-2015

3 Jun

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Academics Stand Against Poverty is conducting a Delphi study on the best way to tackle illicit financial flows through the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Illicit financial flows are international movements of funds illegally earned, transferred or utilized. Examples include the proceeds of crime and corruption and funds involved in tax avoidance and evasion schemes. […]

The Millennium Project: ‘2013-14 State of the Future’

2 Jun

At the beginning of this month, Jerome Glenn, CEO of The Millennium Project, will be presenting on the Executive Summary of the 2013-14 State of the Future report. The ‘2013-14 State of the Future’ report offers a comprehensive overview is of humanity’s situation, potentials for the future, and directives on what needs to be done […]

Social Media Internship Opportunity with FromOverHere

1 Jun


Remuneration at London living wage – variable hours, up to ten hours a week Exciting opportunity for a highly organised masters IR student with strong communication skills. A unique foreign/development policy consultancy specialising in strategic foresight, national strategy and the future shape of government is seeking an intern to manage the social media and communications […]