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New Resource for Futurists: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Database

New Resource for Futurists: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Database

This database includes nearly 800 foresight publications and reports from around the world, and it provides governments, banks, corporations, universities, think tanks, and other institutions continuous access to information and analyses on trends and future scenarios.

http://globaltrends.thedialogue.org/issue/

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:51

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African Futures Fellowship

African Futures Fellowship

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) and the Josef Korbel School of International Studies invite African students to apply for the African Futures Fellowship. The two-year merit-based scholarship at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is offered to entering, full-time Master’s degree candidates. The Fellowship prepares students academically and professionally for careers in high-level policy analysis and planning rooted in quantitative analysis.

https://www.issafrica.org/about-us/careers-and-opportunities/african-futures-fellowship

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:48

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2015-16 State of the Future

2015-16 State of the Future
Jerome C. Glenn, Elizabeth Florescu and The Millennium Project Team

The 2015-16 State of the Future is a compelling overview of humanity's present situation, challenges and opportunities, potentials for the future, and actions and policies that could improve humanity's outlook - in clear, precise, and readable text with unparalleled breadth and depth. "It is time for intolerance of irrelevant speeches and non-actions by leaders. The stakes are too high to tolerate business as usual", warns the Executive Summary of the report.

This is the 18th and best edition of the State of the Future produced by The Millennium Project with its 56 Nodes around the world and two regional networks (Europe and Latin America).

Order your copy: Paperback or Electronic
Executive Summary (pdf)
Media Advisory (pdf)
Watch the new 3.3 minute video on The Millennium Project and the Global Futures Intelligence System

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 August 2015 14:55

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NAI books on the internet

Notice-Work03The Nordic Africa Institute

The Nordic Africa Institute is publishing their Africa Now book series on the internet for anyone to download and read. This will allow their researchers to reach new readers and to be more frequently cited in other academic works.

http://www.nai.uu.se/news/articles/2015/06/30/132006/index.xml?Language=en

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 August 2015 14:29

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HSRC Annual Innovation and Development Lecture

 

 

 

 

 

The HSRC’s next Annual Innovation and Development Lecture will take place on 1 July 2015. Dr Gabriela Dutrenit will be the speaker at this event, which can be attended in Cape Town, Durban or Pretoria.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 July 2015 15:17

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Read more: HSRC Annual Innovation and Development Lecture

African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe 2015

African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe 2015

8-11 June 2015 – Vienna, Austria

The aim of the Forum is in function of sharing of experiences and best practices to empower youth by building their capacity, leadership skills, responsibilities and providing access to information in policy making and project initiatives, so they can truly actively participate in our societies. The Forum is the first of its kind held in Europe and presents a significant opportunity for African leaders and youth to network and work closely together in order to coordinate international dialogue amongst important stakeholders for African development. Specifically, through panel discussions, lectures and training session, conference will tackle topics such as: access to quality jobs, entrepreneurship, economic development etc. We aim for the Forum to gather experts, leaders, change makers and 200 of young people from all around Europe – toward development of African continent, as well as better position of African youth in diaspora.

http://www.vas-oesterreich.at/youth-conference/a-d-y-c-e-2015/

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015 09:51

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