This week’s hot links include International Human Rights Day, climate change, populism and Sustainable Development Goals 1, 10 and 13.

14 Dec

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This week’s hot links include International Human Rights Day, climate change, populism and Sustainable Development Goals 1, 10 and 13.

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.

This week’s hot links include humanitarian action, terrorism strategy, innovation and the war on drugs.

26 Apr

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This week’s hot links include humanitarian action, terrorism strategy, innovation and the war on drugs.

The European Commission Research and Innovation Workshop into Strategic Foresight

10 Apr

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The European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation in Brussels held an introductory workshop to provide an insight into foresight.  As School of International Futures, Cat helped Prabhat Agarwal, Policy Officer at the Directorate-General and Nathalie Vercruysse, Scientific Officer at European Commission lead the training course. Twenty delegates from the department attended the workshop in […]

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ Panel IWD2016

1 Apr

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Cat was invited on the Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel for International Women’s Day (IWD) and described the event as ‘a great privilege’, ‘really inspiring’ with ‘an amazing set of speakers.’

This week’s hot links include financing water, inequality, growth and global strategy.

23 Mar

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This week marked World Water Day 2016. The theme in 2016 — water and jobs — is focusing on how enough quantity and quality of water can change workers’ lives and livelihoods – and even transform societies and economies. Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York and chair of the […]

This week’s hot links include gender equality, development and hybrid warfare.

9 Mar

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This week marks International Women’s Day 2016. This years theme is gender parity. The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Then one year later in 2015, they estimated that a slowdown in the already painful pace of progress meant the gender gap wouldn’t close […]

This week’s hot links include gender development, innovation, brexit and the refugee crisis.

3 Mar

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This week saw the publication of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals: gender equality at last? Daniela Rosche, Policy Lead, Quality of Aid and Corporate Affairs at Oxfam Novib. Rosche discusses how over the last five to ten years, Oxfam has become ‘more determined and more explicit in furthering gender equality and women’s rights.’ […]