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David Howell (Lord Howell of Guildford)

Repositioning the UK and Commonwealth Post-Brexit

David Howell (Lord Howell of Guildford), President of The Royal Commonwealth Society, looks ahead to the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and highlights the opportunities for Commonwealth development and the new world trading agenda in the post-Brexit era.

Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a New Path for Development

Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava provides a vision for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development from the vantage point of his work as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Shola Taylor

A Smart Commonwealth – Our Moral Obligation

Shola Taylor, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), charts the progress of Commonwealth member states in information-based cooperation and economic development, and emphasises three specific areas of performance that deserve attention.

Michael Sippitt

Facilitating Trade and Investment in Sustainable Technologies

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (CEIP), explains how the pan-Commonwealth network links entrepreneurs, companies and investors engaged in environmental and sustainable technologies and services.

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Building a New Civilisation

Professor Muhammad Yunus, social entrepreneur and Nobel Peace Prize winner, encourages all stakeholders to commit to an unselfish future, by fostering the development of youth creativity, technology and social business.

Kofi Annan

Are Elections Giving Democracy a Bad Name?

Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, welcomes the spread of democratic elections, but warns that repressive regimes can still distort the system, resulting in a lack of trust and laying up trouble for the future.

Dr Jean-Luc Vez

Combating Cybercrime through Public-private Cooperation

Dr Jean-Luc Vez, Head of Security at the World Economic Forum, discusses a new approach to regulation and recommendations for public-private partnerships that could help in the fight against the growing global problem of cybercrime.

Baroness Joanna Shields

Tackling Extremism and Child Sexual Exploitation Online

Baroness Joanna Shields, UK Minister for Internet Safety and Security, welcomes further strengthening of the international response to internet extremism and child sexual exploitation (CSE), and focuses on making sure that agencies are well equipped to challenge the abusers.

Michael A DeSilva

Transnational Security Co-operation in the Caribbean

Michael A DeSilva, Commissioner of Bermuda Police Service and President of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP), highlights the necessity for inter-agency co-operation and collaboration between police forces in the Caribbean in the modern fight against crime.

Shola Taylor

The Internet and Inclusive Growth

Shola Taylor, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation, believes the internet is the solution to more inclusive growth in the Commonwealth, and considers the challenges to universal internet access, finance and security.