Call for proposals for foresight workshop production and facilitation support Short proposal including costing and details of previous work due by 13 June sent to jessica.bland@nesta.org.uk copying in harry.armstrong@nesta.org.uk. Project outline A new research project ‘Employment in 2030: Skills, Competencies & their Implications for Learning’ will assesses what mix of skills and competencies will be required for the types of jobs that the US and UK economies will need in 15 years time. The analysis will be used to develop recommendations as to how educators and policymakers should change their practices to address future skills gaps

11 Jun

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Call for proposals for foresight workshop production and facilitation support

IATA: Shaping the Future of Aviation

5 Jun

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) invited Cat to speak on Shaping the Future of Aviation session at the 72nd Annual General Meeting in Dublin. Cat discussed the preliminary findings from the School of International Futures (SOIF) and IATA’s foresight study for the airline industry.​

Capacity Building in Foresight for Development – a Global View presented at the CEPAL Foresight Conference

4 Jun

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Cat was recently invited to speak at the International Seminar: The Sustainable Development Goals and Building Futures for Latin America and the Caribbean round table as part of the CEPAL Foresight Conference held at the ECLAC headquarters Santiago, Chile.

RANEPA – MGPP ‘2030 Greater Europe’ Live Challenge

22 May

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As part of the Public Service Leadership and Strategic Management modules on RANEPA’s Master for Global Public Policy, the ‘2030 Greater Europe’ challenge was brought by a TaskForce Group.

RANEPA’s Master for Global Public Policy

22 May

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Cat was invited as a Visiting Professor with Paul Davies to teach on an excellent course at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

IMEMO – Thinktank on International Relations and Strategy

19 May

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Whilst in Moscow, I visited the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO) Thinktank on International Relations and Strategy.

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 […]

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 […]