Syria and the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis: A Failure of International Responsibilities

By Dr Kurt Mills, Senior Lecturer in International Human Rights, Convenor of the Glasgow Human Rights Network The crisis of humanity we see in the Mediterranean and Europe is part of a much larger complex of issues related to how the international community deals with war, atrocities and humanitarian crises. The situation where hundreds of…

Event: 22-23 Jan 2015 – Devolution and federalism in a post-Referendum UK

Thursday 22nd Jan and Friday 23rd Jan 2015 Policy Scotland is delighted to be co hosting this workshop event with the Urban & Regional Economics Seminar Group and the Centre for Innovation Knowledge and Development (IKD) In January 2015. The workshop will examine the challenges facing the regions and nations of the United Kingdon following…

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Learning Cities 2020

Why learning is central to city futures: Bringing worldwide perspectives to local possibilities A policy briefing from PASCAL International Observatory by John Tibbitt, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow Cities in the world economy Over half of the world’s population now live in cities, and cities account for by the largest share of…