Foresight, National Planning and the Post 2015 – Webinar 28 Aug 2014

2 Sep

A UNDP sponsored webinar on Foresight, National Planning and the Post 2015 took place on 28 August 2014. Cat introduced the webinar and provided context in a 15 minutes talk aimed at looking at role of foresight and national planning in post 2015 discussions.

Tresurer opportunity with Involve

15 Aug

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Involve is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic new Treasurer to join leading figures from across the political and voluntary sectors on the board of trustees. The deadline for applications is 25th August.

The Amartya Sen Prize Contest

6 Aug

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ASAP announced the Amartya Sen Prize Contest for the best new work on illicit financial flows, global poverty, and inequality. At least two of the winning essays will receive a monetary award and will be presented at an international conference at Yale University. ASAP UK is now seeking four committed volunteers to help achieve the […]

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014

17 Jul

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CROP, The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty hosted at the University of Bergen, is looking for original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty in our world […]

‘The Soul of Great Britain at the beginning of the 21st Century’ – NHJ June 2014 Article

14 Jul

This is a pivotal time in our history. On the global scale it is a time of great uncertainty and change. Science and modern developments point to extraordinary and wonderful opportunities, but there are flip side risks to some of these developments. Anyone who questions this point should read Al Gore’s latest book ‘The Future’. […]

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

8 Jul

CARE

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

Ranepa

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

UNDP

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, […]