UN Influx Trust Hackathon

14 Dec


On 10th – 12th March 2017, 9 regions in 5 different continents, 1000 hackers and the UN will work together to be the change they truly want to see in the world by connecting, creating and collaborating during a global hackathon focused on three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs 9, 10, 12).

The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region

23 Jul


On the 27th July at the Army and Navy Club, Jonathan Ward, Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Changing Character of War Programme, discusses The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region.

Committee for the Future – Finnish Parliament

15 Jun


Cat recently visited Finland and was invited to speak by the Finnish Expert Panel for Sustainable Development. The purpose of this session was to discuss various models for enhancing synergies between sustainable development goals and foresight and other work on the future.

Capacity Building in Foresight for Development – a Global View presented at the CEPAL Foresight Conference

4 Jun


Cat was recently invited to speak at the International Seminar: The Sustainable Development Goals and Building Futures for Latin America and the Caribbean round table as part of the CEPAL Foresight Conference held at the ECLAC headquarters Santiago, Chile.

World Forum for Democracy call for lab submissions

30 Apr


The World Forum for Democracy is calling for lab submissions for Education and Democracy: how to bridge the social divides at the World Forum Task Force at Strasbourg, 7-9 November 2016.

Basira Panel – ‘Sharia Councils – Is UK Family Law Not Sufficient For British-Muslim Women?’

14 Apr


Basira is a non-profit human rights organisation that advocates for mutual understanding between Arabs and the Western world as well as promoting womens’ rights in the Arab world. Basira Presents: A Panel Discussion ‘Sharia Councils – Is UK Family Law Not Sufficient For British-Muslim Women?’ With Chairwoman Baroness Uddin and Guest Speakers; Baroness Cox, Yasmin Amin (Islamic Studies Scholar: University […]

TransparencyCamp Europe

13 Apr


The Open State Foundation together with the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union, launch a series of events: an online European-wide open data app competition, hackathons in a number of European capitals and TransparencyCamp Europe, an unconference for open government which will take place on 1 June 2016 in Amsterdam.

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel IWD 2016 – Q&A

2 Apr


Cat was also invited to take questions as part of the Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel for International Women’s Day 2016.