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The UK branch of the Commonwealth Journalists Association and Hurst Publishers and organising a launch of J.J. Robinson’s book,
The Maldives: IslamicRepublic, Tropical Autocracy
19 November 2015
3 – 5 p.m.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of …

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The Maldives: Islamic Republic, Tropical Autocracy
November 16, 2015 – 3:36 pm | No Comment

The UK branch of the Commonwealth Journalists Association and Hurst Publishers and organising a launch of J.J. Robinson’s book,
The Maldives: IslamicRepublic, Tropical Autocracy
19 November 2015
3 – 5 p.m.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of …

Real progress in Modi’s India .. or just hype?
May 22, 2015 – 9:47 am | No Comment
Real progress in Modi’s India .. or just hype?

Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India a year ago after inflicting a crushing electoral defeat on the Congress party and its allies. His victory reflected a broad-based desire for change and economic growth, driven …

Emerging Digital Democracy? Social Media and Sri Lanka’s Recent Presidential Election
February 10, 2015 – 12:58 pm | No Comment
Emerging Digital Democracy? Social Media and Sri Lanka’s Recent Presidential Election

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CPA UK Event: ‘Representation of Women in Parliament, Politics and Public Life’
November 4, 2012 – 10:09 am | 2 Comments
CPA UK Event: ‘Representation of Women in Parliament, Politics and Public Life’

Noticeboard:
INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE ON GENDER AND POLITICS
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK) and British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (BGIPU) will hold an International Parliamentary Conference on Gender and Politics, ‘Representation of Women …

CSCLeaders: Building global networks for the future
August 5, 2012 – 1:03 am | 1,718 Comments
CSCLeaders: Building global networks for the future

From CSCLeaders.org
The HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences (UK Fund) has joined forces with Common Purpose, the international leadership development organisation, to create CSCLeaders – a renewal of the Commonwealth-wide Study Conferences for …

New report: A road map to public service broadcasting
June 24, 2012 – 8:12 am | No Comment
New report: A road map to public service broadcasting

Together with its long standing partners, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA),UNESCO has produced A Road Map to Public Service Broadcasting.
The book is authored by Elizabeth Smith, former Secretary-General of CBA and …

The Crown and the Commonwealth – 18 April
April 16, 2012 – 8:20 am | 4 Comments
The Crown and the Commonwealth – 18 April

From the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK):
Lunchtime Lecture Series:
‘The Crown and the Commonwealth: An Emblem of Dominion or a Symbol of Free and Voluntary Association?’
In the 60 years since her accession, HM The Queen has been …

CPU Media Trust launches new law report
April 5, 2012 – 1:03 am | 28 Comments
CPU Media Trust launches new law report

The Commonwealth Press Union Media Trust (CPU MT), a sister organisation to the CJA dealing with media issues, has published a new report.
‘The Test of Democracy: Key Laws Which Constrain the Commonwealth Media’ examines legal concerns …

New book: ‘India as the Next Global Power’
March 23, 2012 – 11:42 pm | One Comment
New book: ‘India as the Next Global Power’

China’s Nightmare, America’s Dream: India as the Next Global Power
by William H. Avery
“An essential read for scholars and students alike.”
— Jaswant Singh, former Minister for Defence, Finance and External Affairs, Government of India
“There are few …

New book: ‘God’s Triangle’
March 23, 2012 – 10:52 pm | No Comment
New book: ‘God’s Triangle’

When Florence “Florrie” Cox and the newly-ordained missionary, the Rev. Frank Paice, became engaged to be married, there was much joy in the two families and the church they both attended in Melbourne, Australia.
So, why …