Pakistan Calling: independent film-making and the power of narrative

16 Sep

Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 17.23.20
Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 17.23.20

What does a street Pakistani child that collects garbage to survive think about terrorism? An online film project that targets the Pakistani diaspora wants to revive the interests in the country’s challenges by harnessing the power of alternative narrative and new media. And they are doing a great job so far!

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.

New ASAP Delphi Study on Illicit Financial Flows Post-2015

3 Jun

asap orange

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. […]

“Catching up in a Multipolar World” – Analysing Pakistan’s Economy

12 May

Flag_map_of_Pakistan

Mansoor Dailami is the Manager of the Emerging Global Trends Team of the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank. He is responsible for the monitoring and analysis of emerging global economic and financial trends that affect the prospects for developing countries’ growth, investment, and finance. Dailami has links with Cat in her capacity as […]

Pakistan Calling Present New Films at September Screening

16 Sep

RSA

The RSA’s (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) project, Pakistan Calling, has been growing in success since its inception earlier in 2013. Its development continues as new films are presented at recent film screening in early September to showcase the relations between the UK and Pakistan. Pakistan Calling provides a platform […]

Following the Aid Debate: Exploring Involve’s Reports on ‘Resetting the Aid Relationship’

27 May

RSA “Pakistan Calling” Programme Enters Successful Second Month

20 May

Paper Release: “New Technology and the Prevention of Violence and Conflict”

17 May