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Working as an interpreter for the International Committee of the Red Cross: Workshop on Thursday 2nd June 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in an area of armed conflict?

Is working for a humanitarian organisation something that appeals to you? 400 more words

International Development

It's right to question aid, but better to focus on effectiveness, rather than the 0.7%

A version of this post is on Huffington Post.

In the UK, a parliamentary debate can be initiated by popular petition. On 13th June, Parliament will debate the proposition that the government’s approach to foreign aid is flawed. 1,341 more words

International Development

Alumni Spotlight: Threadies for Refugees

Steve Lehmann (MBA ’14) works to provide special teddy bears to traumatized children. This story originally appeared in the Spring ’16 Mendoza Business Magazine and is re-posted with permission. 1,279 more words

International Development

The false dichotomy: An independent Britain will not be isolationist or inward looking

More than 300 prominent historians have signed a letter warning against Brexit. Their intervention continues the long europhile tradition of framing the EU referendum debate as a false dichotomy. 1,480 more words

Domestic Politics

Airing Out My Dirty Laundry: Questioning what gender equality really means

Photo only figuratively depicts “my dirty laundry”- in actuality, demonstrates a plentiful amount of freshly hand washed underwear hanging from a makeshift drying rack 

When I first began sharing with acquaintances, friends and family that I would be heading off to intern with a women’s focused organization I encountered some skeptical looks, some slightly scoffing remarks and a few incredulously toned comments regarding “feminism”. 1,624 more words

Dar Es Salaam

ZUMBA for Community Development

How does a small town respond when gang members from “the world’s most violent city” less than an hour away begin to stream into their bars and streets? 281 more words

Community Development