So, as you have heard about some of the fantastic work which has already been carried out in North America and the way that civil society organisations have been engaging with a range of policy makers. However, civil society groups often face a number of challenges in the participation. This can vary depending on the […]Read More Great work but what’s holding them back?
UN: Can Civil Society really engage? With many organisations wanted to engage in an international setting what can they do to gain access in the ever restrictive society.Read More UN: Can Civil Society really engage?
So I realise that I have not posted a blog post from NYC as of yet, however this week has been full of meetings every day with a range of actors from member states of the United Nations, NGOs/ CSO accreditated to and work with the various UN bodies, the secretariat and where this blog […]Read More When Young People take the lead!
I start this piece with my travel from DC to NYC where because I have some time I decided to take the Northeast Regional from Washington DC Union Station, pictured in the header of the last post to NYC Penn Station. My first time taking such a train which was comfortable and had everything needed […]Read More Trains and International Diplomacy
Now to my second blog post from my visit to Washington DC will be focusing on those civil society organisations which I met and then also the bit of free time I had and my explorations of Washington DC! But first to the Civil Society Organisations which I met during my visit. I had the […]Read More What is the future – Open Gov or a Brick Wall?
So those that are aware of my fellowship travel plans realise that I have nearly finished my first stage of my fellowship in Washington DC and still have not posted a blog post in regards to my trip but instead I plan on posting two in quick succession as I am still trying to think […]Read More Parliament, Policies and Perspectives
Short post to begin with! So today is the first day of my fellowship trip visiting the USA and Canada for 4 weeks, starting off in Washington DC! I spent yesterday travelling which all luckily went off without a hitch, from one small ish plane to an even smller one! (Hopefully the pictures will get […]Read More 3 ….. 2 …… 1 …… Take Off
Welcome to my first Blog Post which will explain a bit about the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and my fellowship into the role of Civil Society in Policy.Read More My Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship