Africa Industrialisation Day

News - 20 November, 2015

Today the world recognises Africa Industrialisation Day celebrating the increasing economic development and industrial growth across the African continent. The day also marks a point for reflection on the continuing challenges facing many African nations in expanding their industrial progress, and how policymakers can ensure the benefits of industrialisation reach everyone in society. One of the […]

World Humanitarian Day

News - 19 August, 2014

Today is World Humanitarian Day, this recognises those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was chosen by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq. It is a day to commemorate all people who have lost their […]

Addressing the changing landscape of humanitarian action: encouraging complementarity rather than competition

News - 8 November, 2013

The contours of global power and influence are changing. Rising global powers are playing an increasingly active humanitarian role, and international development architecture is changing. How do those engaged in humanitarian assistance envision the trajectory of their future work together? Advancing humanitarian action: engaging with rising global actors to develop new strategic dialogue and partnerships […]

Indonesia: what role as a contemporary global actor?

News - 19 March, 2010

Among those taking part in the conference were the State Minister for National Development Planning (BAPPENAS), Professor Armida Alisyahbana and Governor of Papua province, Barnabus Suebu Indonesia: what role as a contemporary global actor? Monday 1 – Thursday 4 March 2010 (WP1019) With support from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was […]