The Scent of Democracy

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Hundreds of tents and yellow umbrellas have covered roads, walkways and pavements around the government and legislative buildings in Admiralty area of Hong Kong since September 26, 2014. The Occupy Central movement for democratic rights, to elect one’s own representatives through universal franchise, has been the focus of much speculation and excitement not only in […]

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Training of Enumerators and Field Supervisors On SLB Connect – Conducting Citizen Feedback Surveys Using Innovative Mobile-to-Web System

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Date: 18-21 November, 2014 Venue: CECOEDECON, Jaipur Facilitators: PRIA and WSP Four-day training for enumerators and field supervisors on SLB Connect – Conducting Citizen Feedback Surveys Using Innovative Mobile-to- Web System was successfully conducted from 18th to 21st November, 2014. At the outset, the training’s outcomes were clearly defined and communicated to every participant as: […]

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Learning Exchanges at the Festival of Learning, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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The ASPBAE Festival of Learning, was organized from 18-21 November 2014 at Yogyakarta, Indonesia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ASPBAE. The main objective of the Festival was to discuss the Education agenda beyond 2015 and to discuss a framework of action during the World Education Forum in May 2015 in Incheon, Korea. The Festival […]

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International Knowledge Transfer Conference APAC Innovation Summit (AIS)

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The International Knowledge Transfer Conference Began in Hong Kong on December 1, 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention Centre with nearly 300 delegates. Speaking in the inaugural plenary, most University Presidents and government leaders equated knowledge transfer to technology transfer, and rarely mentioned exchange. It appeared that the convention’s main aim is to exhort Hong […]

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No Place To Run – 30 Years Later!

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No Place To Run – 30 Years Later! On the fateful night of 2-3 December in 1984, the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal manufacturing MIC gas spewed such strong fumes inside and outside the factory that it killed thousands and maimed hundreds of thousands in a matter of days. Known as the Bhopal Gas Disaster, […]

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