No UK Strategy in a Post EU Britain

31 Jul


This short piece for Fromoverhere is based largely on a commentary sent to the Defence, Constitutional Affairs and National Security Strategy Parliamentary Committees as published on the DefenceSynergia website.

Visit to The Port Association with the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN)

4 Apr


The Port Association, in Geneva, combines creative thinking from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and non-profit organisations.

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ Panel IWD2016

1 Apr


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.’

‘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’. […]

Exploring Ranepa’s Summer Campus 2014

7 Jul


Last year Cat travelled to Russia to carry out a one-day training at Ranepa’s Summer Campus, which took place in Khazan, Tatarstan between the 18-28 July. The event hosted 350 top undergraduate and graduate students from across Russia and provided lectures and workshops from top figures in government, business and society. Aimed at developing a […]

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 […]

The Millennium Project Launch Latest Report: ‘2013 – 2014 State of the Future’

17 Mar

State of the Future

On 20 March, 2014 the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will launch the 2013-14 State of the Future report. This report integrates and distilles the rapidly changing global situation in technology, environment, social unrest, development gaps, security, energy, food, organized crime, gender relations, governance, health, education, and more. It gives an unparaelled overview of […]

Drivers of our futures: High levels of youth unemployment

9 Jul

Here´s a report on the top ten countries where young people cannot get a job.  A driver of shorter-term political instability, longer-term economic challenges, and social alienation: youth unemployment is an issue that European politicians pay lip service to, but seem to ignore the importance of.  Perhaps they think that though it is one of the […]