British Foreign Policy Group now seeking feedback and offers of support

20 Feb


British Foreign Policy Group now seeking feedback and offers of support after launch of the new report ‘Why a British Foreign Policy Group?’

New Flagship British Foreign Policy Group Report to Launch

18 Jan


This month will see the launch of a flagship report laying out why and how the British Foreign Policy Group will support a more informed and effective national engagement on foreign policy issues.

Sustainability, SDG’s and Futures Work

24 Jun


On her recent visit to Finland, Cat was invited to speak by The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, a future-oriented organisation that promotes Finland’s competitiveness and the well-being of the Finnish people. Finland’s global leadership of this area and existing championing of foresight means they are a pivotal case study to examine and should be given […]

“The Morning after the Vote: First Reactions to Britain’s EU Referendum”

18 Jun


As we approach the week of the British European Union (EU) referendum, the rest of Europe is also thinking and preparing for the outcomes and effects of the #brexit vote.

Committee for the Future – Finnish Parliament

15 Jun


Cat recently visited Finland and was invited to speak by the Finnish Expert Panel for Sustainable Development. The purpose of this session was to discuss various models for enhancing synergies between sustainable development goals and foresight and other work on the future.

Job Opportunity at Wilton Park

14 Apr


Wilton Park, an executive agency of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who offer a conference programme for debate on world political, security and economic issues are currently seeking to recruit a Director of Policy and Programmes. The closing date for applications is 30th April. Please find the job description attached. Contact Julia Purcell for more information.

Futures in Government

14 Apr


Cat considers ‘why is the Civil Service not better at futures work and what could be done in the immediate future to enhance this?’

Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative launch

18 Feb


Dr Thania Paffenholz, a co-panellist with Cat at the Sustainable Development Goals event at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and recent winner of the Wihuri International Prize, won in recognition for her work in the field of peace research, launches the Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative (IPTI) with the goal of supporting peace and […]