This week’s hot links include financing development, gender equality and social mobility.

3 Aug

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This week’s hot links include financing development, gender equality and social mobility.

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel IWD 2016 – Q&A

2 Apr

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Cat was also invited to take questions as part of the Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel for International Women’s Day 2016.

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 […]

International Women’s Day 2016

8 Mar

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Today marks International Women’s Day. Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement however progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places. 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 […]

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.’ […]

This week’s hot links include: international aid, sustainable development goals and the United Nations youth forum.

3 Feb

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February 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Helen Clark for UN Development explores the challenges and landmarks of the last year and the opportunities for the UNDP and international development in 2016. A storify published by the UNDP discusses the previous year in international development, the UNDP role in […]