This new visual atlas has just been released by the World Bank It has charts and articles based on the 17 SDGs taken from the World Development Indicators. Topics covered include poverty, gender equality, education, and climate justice.
The EU has launched a general information portal for the public. Privacy International EDRI, Bits of Freedom and others are launching an EU-wide awareness raising campaign about the GDPR, available in eight different languages which is designed to educate users.
29th May is UN International Day of Peacekeepers. On the 70th anniversary view a list of those who died in 2017 and explore other free resources. The main UN peacekeeping website describes the role and where peacekeepers are currently operating. It includes data on deployment, personnel and fatalities. Other useful resources include: Year in Review […]
Latest free collection from the library of Congress which includes private papers, letters and manuscripts from the president who served from 1913-1921. The collection includes Draft of Covenant for League of Nations, Peace Conference Correspondence Ending World War I. There are some fascinating maps on proposed borders following World War 1. The site also includes […]
Yes according to reports and evidence given to the foreign Affairs committee which this week published a review of Russian influence. The UK government has an anti-corruption plan with updates on progress Other useful sources on this are: Transparency International Corruption Index which measures citizens perception of how corrupt their country is. See how the UK […]
From the LSE: From People’s Dissent to Royal Assent: Sylvia Pankhurst and the struggle for the vote. Recorded 8th May, Rachel Holmes who is completing a biography of Sylvia Pankhurst discusses Sylvia’s role in the suffrage movement.
This historical blog covers many of the key events and people that marked the spring of 1968. It provides both descriptions of various issues and people and links to more detailed information. It will eventually contain 12 entries from March-May 1968. The front page is here and there are regular updates on strikes and events. It […]
According to the latest annual report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Total world military expenditure rose to $1739 billion in 2017, a marginal increase of 1.1 per cent in real terms from 2016. The full text can be downloaded from the website. This also provides free access to the SIPRI Military Expenditure […]
To celebrate is founding 150 years ago the TUC is creating its 150 voices to capture inspiring stories about trade unionists. They include early women socialists as well as more recent oral histories from strikes and industrial disputes. The TUC already has a great digital library of key documents and images from its history on the […]
The aim of this project is to explore the ways in which radical, feminist and at times illegal protest actions are archived. The project was initiated by Rachel Tavernor during a three month PhD placement at the British Library (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council). The website includes two strands. The first, is […]