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A Practical Vision for Open Government

Francis Maude | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Politics
Francis Maude

The movement for transparency and openness in government took decisive steps forward last week. As lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership, the UK hosted the first ministerial level meeting in Britain of this growing international initiative. But this meeting wasn't just symbolically significant. We put in place key measures that will help move the OGP from fine words to accountable actions.

The Role of Women in the Fight Against Climate Change

Dr Nawal Al-Hosany | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Nawal Al-Hosany

All too often women are missing from key discussions on climate change yet we know that due to existing gender inequalities and development gaps, climate change ultimately places a greater burden on women.

Speaking the Truth to Power

Ilco van der Linde | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK
Ilco van der Linde

This weekend I was in Dakar (Senegal) to meet Mary Robinson and Angelique Kidjo. Kidjo is the most famous diva of Africa who has performed with global top artists like Alicia Keys, Carlos Santana and Peter Gabriel and who travels the world tirelessly to confront leaders with the truth on women.

The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons Review

Neil Simpson | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

Indeed there is no shying away from the parallels in this exhibition with so much modern entertainment. Celebrity worship is another human constant; and with celebrity, as any Hugh Grant or Steve Coogan knows, comes sex, obsession and the baying British press.