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Breaking the corruption chain

International Anti-Corruption Day It is the opponent of the 2013 Lough Erne legacy, the buzzword of international footballing scandals, and a plague to…

International Day of Democracy

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. An event piloted by the United Nations which aims to promote democratic values worldwide. This year’s initiative…

FCO Human Rights report

Last month the Foreign Secretary launched the 2013 Human Rights report, which set out the steps taken by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last year…

World Press Freedom Day 2014: advancing the development agenda

World Press Freedom day is an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of freedom of the press, raise awareness around violations of press freedom and…

In the midst of history in South Africa

A conference on scaling up the ‘treatment as prevention’ model of combatting HIV and AIDS took us to Cape Town during an historic period for…

Partnership agreement signed with the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

At our first conference held in Indonesia, we signed an agreement with the Centre for Policy Analysis and Development of the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign…

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of…

The quiet fights

This week we celebrated the International Day of Democracy. It is a day which cannot be ignored or forgotten, not least because of the current…