UN Influx Trust Hackathon

14 Dec


On 10th – 12th March 2017, 9 regions in 5 different continents, 1000 hackers and the UN will work together to be the change they truly want to see in the world by connecting, creating and collaborating during a global hackathon focused on three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs 9, 10, 12).

UNA-UK Political Parties on the United Nations

6 May


UNA-UK has written to UK political parties asking them for a clear statement outlining their vision for the UK’s relationship with the United Nations. The responses, listed alphabetically, are available below: The Conservative Party on the UN The Green Party on the UN The Labour Party on the UN The Liberal Democrat Party on the […]

United Nations Influx Hackathon

20 Jan


UN Influx works to help the UN and the public engage better with one another. For the inhabitants of an increasingly connected and complex world, the UN provides the opportunity of a better global referee as the world develops. For the UN, the rallying of political will can help it achieve its aims sooner. The […]

Interview – Latin America and the Caribbean 2030: World Visions, Continental Views

22 Nov


  In her capacity as Director of the School of International Futures, UK, Cat participated in the seminar “Latin America and the Caribbean 2030: World Visions, Continental Views” seminar, hosted by ILPES on September 24th and 25th at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile. In […]

With Responsibility to Protect Size Does Not Matter

13 Sep


There will be few people reading this blog that will not have heard the expression ‘sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me’. A truism perhaps in a family setting but not a maxim that international diplomats necessarily subscribe to. Therefore, there was some irritation when at the G20 meeting […]


2 Aug

Military intervention

Dave Tisdale here provides an assessment of the UK’s military interventions. The British House of Commons Defence Select Committee has recently called for evidence in respect of UK intervention operations, asking questions such as: does the UK still have a role in intervention operations; if so, why, where, when and how? Dave explores how, in […]