World Forum for Democracy call for lab submissions

30 Apr

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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

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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 […]

Job Opportunity at Wilton Park

14 Apr

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Wilton Park, an executive agency of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who offer a conference programme for debate on world political, security and economic issues are currently seeking to recruit a Director of Policy and Programmes. The closing date for applications is 30th April. Please find the job description attached. Contact Julia Purcell for more information.

TransparencyCamp Europe

13 Apr

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europe

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

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

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ Panel IWD2016

1 Apr

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iwd

Cat was invited on the Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel for International Women’s Day (IWD) and described the event as ‘a great privilege’, ‘really inspiring’ with ‘an amazing set of speakers.’

International Women’s Day 2016

8 Mar

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IWD

Today marks International Women’s Day. Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement however progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places. The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Then one year later in 2015, they estimated that a […]

Gauging Africa’s Resilience In 2016

17 Feb

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By Edward Wanyonyi 2016 promises to be an interesting and dynamic year for most African countries especially those that have recorded a steady economic growth with annual GDPs ranging between 4.5- 7%. However, this growth will only be sustained if the national leadership is able to respond to three emerging challenges. This article identifies three […]