Lord Malloch-Brown
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former UN Deputy Secretary-General

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The UK's Voting System Is Failing Our Democracy, It's Time to Modernise

(21) Comments | Posted 16 May 2015 | (00:00)

A General Election apparently on a knife edge. A political map about to be radically re-drawn. The main parties moving further apart on basic economic strategy with the future of Scotland, and therefore the Union, as well as Britain's place in Europe at stake. Even the most exciting electoral battleground...

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Still Searching for the Big Idea

(0) Comments | Posted 26 January 2013 | (13:53)

As a party weary Davos stumbles into its final day it is still in search of its Big Idea, or for that matter Big Country for 2013. As predicted with many Asian and American politicians staying home, European leaders like punch drunk boxers who have gone too many rounds occupied...

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Davos Beneath the Headlines

(0) Comments | Posted 25 January 2013 | (08:05)

Yesterday my FTI Consulting colleagues were involved in reporting back on two projects we had been involved in the run up to Davos. One was a study of wellness in the workplace. Just what is best practice in terms of keeping employees healthy. Over the lunch at which company health...

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Davos Prides Itself on Looking Forward

(0) Comments | Posted 24 January 2013 | (08:58)

Davos prides itself on looking forward. This year bad luck in the political calendar has left it looking back. A leadership transition in China, recent elections in South Korea and Japan and the early stages of campaigning in India have left Asia with a muted political voice at this Davos....

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Davos Man Doesn't Live In a Closed Word

(0) Comments | Posted 23 January 2013 | (09:47)

Davos has started. And the search is on again for what will be the defining new wisdom to emerge from this year's rash of seminars, lectures, parties and closed meetings in the Swiss mountain town. Last year it was the apparently terminally sick Euro (which has proved a rude survivor)...

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