Posts tagged Isabel Whisson
Sir Patrick Stewart at the UNA Forum

If Jean-Luc Picard, the revered Captain of Star Trek had one maxim alone, it was to treat every person, alien (or sentient object) he encountered with equal civility. The Emmy-award winning actor addressed an audience of hundreds from around the world who had one thing in common: a deep-seated appreciation for the valuable work of the United Nations. 

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Arab Spring Opportunities for Women

There is no doubt about the pivotal role played by women in the uprisings in the Arab world in early 2011. However as political transition got underway the message being felt by women has increasingly been to “go home”.

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Parliamentarians and Citizens unite for RIO+20 Debate

Sectors of society come together for the launch of Whole Earth? and discuss strategies to address climate change ahead of the Rio+20 Climate Change Summit in June. On 21st May 2012 in the magnificent St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, over 500 people from all sectors of society joined the Environmental Audit Committee in a public debate on how to work towards a sustainable, green economy. 

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Building Bridges: The Unlimited Rewards of BAME Communities

Focusing on the importance of working with Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) communities the event showed the “relationship of opportunities” to be had from cooperation. Held at the London Muslim Centre, where the Faith Regen Foundation is based, the Centre, which has been dedicated to bringing forth community cohesion and social welfare for over 100 years, could not have been a more appropriate setting to advocate the cause of the BAME community. 

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Diplomatic Career Coaching: One Hour to Change your Future

Like many other graduates, I studied International Politics so that someday I could be in a position where I could change the world. Cheesy I know, but with the issue of climate change, famine, disease, growing inequality and human rights abuses across the world surely “they” (whoever ‘they’ are) need people like me who are passionate about enacting social change.

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