The Prisons Memory Archive (PMA) is a collection of 175 filmed oral history recordings from individuals who had a connection with Armagh Gaol and the Maze and Long Kesh Prison during the conflict in and about Northern Ireland from 1971s-2000s. It includes materials relating to the H-blocks and hunger strikes, politics, religion and place. Materials […]
Is London the most socially mobile place in the UK? See the latest report from the Social Mobility Commission. This has a geographical mapping of places where social mobility is high or low according to 16 indicators. The BBC has a developed a tool for its website where you can view local authority rankings by […]
The United Nations have created a special board game (based on Snakes and Ladders) to teach children about 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Go-Goals!’ SDG board game needs to be printed but is easy to play and looks fun. Originally intended for those aged 8-10 it is a good example of a teaching tool. Dutch, […]
The United Nations has launched a new Gender Parity and Equality website where visitors can find information and data on representation of women in the UN system gender representation in the Secretariat, the priorities and structure of the strategy, the gender parity legal framework, including the United Nations Charter, General Assembly resolutions, Secretary-General’s bulletins, and Secretary-General’s administrative instructions. […]
The State of the State report from the think tank Reform, and Deloitte which analyses the state of and opinions about the UK public sector. It is based on interviews with public sector leaders, citizen research, a business survey and analysis of government data.
Official results from the Australian Bureau of statistics of the postal survey. Explanation of the process. And commentary from the Sydney Morning Herald news.
View the recordings from Senate committee hearings into Russian interference in the 2016 elections via C-Span video library.
The Council of Europe recently commissioned this report on the ‘pollution’ of information and the Internet.
A great site from the Council on Foreign Relations which has data on female participation from 1990 onwards. It also has full-text reports on the importance of women in these processes and various case studies from the Women and Foreign Policy program which analyse how elevating the status of women and girls advances U.S. foreign policy objectives.
The European Convention on human rights was signed 67 years ago,. See this happy birthday video and blog on its importance from the Rights Information blog. Read the full text of the Treaty on the Council of Europe website Read the Equality and Human Rights commission explanation. Discussion from the Conversation blog.