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The Eurozone crisis: An insider’s view from Cyprus and Max Watson’s views on this

On the 14th of October I attended a very moving conference commemorating Max Watson – an exceptional academic and scholar. The conference was called the tale of three cities and academics and other well know people attended and spoke about Max. (e.g. Klaus Regling, Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism). It was clear that Max … Continue reading

the gender dimension of energy policy

Article published in @EUCERS Newsletter of King’s College, London University March is the month during which women’s day is celebrated. It is therefore a good opportunity to take a closer look at energy policy from a gender perspective. When policy makers take decisions with respect to energy issues, it is rare that they do so … Continue reading

Is EU development policy still relevant? Why and what for? – Lecture by Fernando Frutuoso de Melo – DG EuropeAid

On the 10th of November I convened a seminar at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, UK with the above title. Fernando Frutuoso de Melo, Director General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission presented the following speech. Dear Professors, Ladies and Gentleman, I would like first of all to thank the University of Oxford and St. … Continue reading

Kapuscinscki lecture series: Lant Pritchett talk on ‘Kinky Development – Why 1$/day does not solve poverty’

Kapuscinski lecture series: Lant Pritchett talk on ‘Kinky Development – Why 1$/day does not solve poverty’ 15 October 2014 Guest Lecture at the Metropolitan University Prague on Kinky Development – Why 1$/day does not solve poverty 15 October 2014 Program 17.00 – 17.15 Welcome remarks by: Prof. Michal Klíma Rector of the Metropolitan University Prague … Continue reading

We should not just fight for increased numbers of women in posts but for more women where the real power exists

Inequality, women’s rights and inclusive growth A few days ago I attended a lecture given by the executive Director of Oxfam International Mrs. Winnie Byanyima who gave the Audrey Richards Commemorative Lecture at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. I decided to write about what she said since it was a very interesting and inspiring lecture … Continue reading

Community workers in Cyprus – the facts

The recent tragic death of a Romanian mother in front of her 5 year old son in conditions of extreme poverty has reignited discussions on the role of Community workers in Cyprus. Let me start by saying how saddened I am by this tragedy. Unfortunately, most of the discussion is about the nationality of the … Continue reading

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