Buryatia Republic 2030 Roundtable

29 Jan

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The Buryatia Republic, part of the former USSR, responsible for 25% of the world’s fresh water supply, held a 2030 future roundtable discussion at the Buryatia Republic office in Moscow. The discussion was ‘fascinating’ as there were insights from the world stage inclusion of international strategy and from a range of domestic perspectives; the Buryatian […]

‘Mapping the Path to 2030: Policy Instruments for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals’ Public Discussion at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy

29 Jan

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Cat has been invited as a panelist to ‘Mapping the Path to 2030: Policy Instruments for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals’, a public discussion at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy on 3 February, 1pm – 2:30pm in association with the School of International Futures and the Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative. With 70 participants […]

Edward Wanyonyi – Communications Fellow for FromOverHere

22 Jan

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Bio Edward Wanyonyi has over 10 years experience in strategic communications capability development with speciality in Media Engagement; Perception and Reputation Management, Scenario planning and Foresight application, Geopolitical risk analysis and Conflict-Peace diplomacy. His niche lies in embedding research insights to inform strategy and communications positions for senior decision makers such as high ranking government officials, top corporate executives and […]

BOND FUTURES Development Predictions – Governance in 2016

12 Jan

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What will be the most significant trends and breakthroughs to reshape development in 2016? Despite the obvious perils of prediction, Bond’s expert panel of futures thinkers have bravely penned their thoughts on the trends and breakthroughs for 2016 that will change the landscape of international development. Bond invited our founder Cat to discuss what changes will be made […]

International Migrants Day 2015

18 Dec

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“On International Migrants Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to shape diverse and open societies that provide opportunities and lives of dignity for all migrants.” Ban Ki-moon Throughout human history, migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life. Today, globalisation, together with advances in […]

Human Rights Day 2015

10 Dec

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations identifies ‘four basic freedoms as the birthright of all people: freedom of expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want and […]

Hello

3 Dec

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I’m Rebecca. I am the Social Media Intern at FromOverHere. My areas of interest within international strategic development are human rights, international relations, sustainable development, social policy, womens empowerment and girls education. I am driven by personal development and a love of learning. Feel free to connect with me on Linkedin and you can also email me at rebecca@fromoverhere.co.uk

The critical role of effective, accountable and inclusive institutions in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

25 Nov

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September’s adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, provided the Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development’s quarterly newsletter with a focus on SDG 16, which aims to “ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.” Cat contributed to this with the publication: The critical role of effective, accountable and inclusive institutions in implementing […]