‘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’. […]

Outcomes of Singapore Consultation on Developing Foresight Capacity within the Public Service

4 Jul

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, […]

The Millennium Project: ’2013-14 State of the Future’

2 Jun

At the beginning of this month, Jerome Glenn, CEO of The Millennium Project, will be presenting on the Executive Summary of the 2013-14 State of the Future report. The ’2013-14 State of the Future’ report offers a comprehensive overview is of humanity’s situation, potentials for the future, and directives on what needs to be done […]

Watch New ‘Pakistan Calling’ Videos Now @PakistanCalling

6 May

The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has recently released 14 new films as part of its Pakistan Calling Project. The RSA is an organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability […]

Making Law More Accessible: EU Launches openlaws.eu Project

10 Apr

Today is the official starting date for the openlaws.eu project, an EU Project funded by DG Justice. Openlaws will make legislation, case law and legal literature more accessible for citizens, businesses, legal experts and also public bodies and legal publishers. It aims to work with the public to add a social layer on top of […]

Joseph Rowntree Foundation Release Report on ‘Climate Change and Social Justice: An Evidence Review’

28 Mar

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has released a new report entitled ‘Climate change and social justice: an evidence review’. JRF are a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to identify the root causes of poverty and injustice, and support the communities struggling through these problems. This latest report from JRF explores the social justice aspects of climate […]

Thoughts on the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System Conference

18 Mar

Back in February, Cat attended the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) Conference in Brussels. Over the course of two days, a number of speakers and panels addressed the key concerns facing Europe in the coming years, ranging from the future of the European economy, to its response to resource scarcity and its role […]

My @Wikistrat Report Released: “The Bicentennial Woman”

10 Mar

The first 200-year old woman is coming – or maybe she is already here… With the 21st century promising to be the “century of biology”, one can plausibly conceive of a human – most logically a woman – finally breaking the 200-year age barrier. She will probably be born within the next century: indeed, some […]