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Europeana LGBT Plus now has a page of great historic LGBT resources from Europe’s national and libraries and museums. Includes images from the history of pride, art work, badge ephemera, books and. Archives from a range of EU nations British library resources National Archives research guide to UK resources . They also have some podcasts highlighting resources Bishopsgate Institute LGBT archives includes News […]
The United Nations has launched a Human Rights TikTok account: https://www.tiktok.com/@unitednationshumanrights?
International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO) and UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report released findings from research and surveys on the situation of LGBTQI students across the world showing widespread evidence of homophobia and transphobia. Worryingly, 54% percent of LGBTQI people have experienced bullying in school at least once based on their sexual orientation, according to […]
Ofcom’s annual Online Nation report and interactive dataset.Contains the latest evidence on online usage and behaviour for Britain and includes a rapid evidence literature review on online misinformation and media literacy
A report for the British International Studies Association and the Political Studies Association covering UK academic careers in Higher education. The report covers 2012-2019 and reveals that men and white members of staff are over-represented at senior levels compared to their proportion in the academic workforce more generally. 29% of senior academics (senior lecturers, readers, professors) […]
Launched recently by the Afrobarometer public opinion polls, the scorecard series allows African citizens in individual nations to score their own country on how well they think it is doing in terms of sustainable development goals. These can then be compared with the official progress reports on the UN website.
There have been proposed cuts to the UK aid budget. For some background and reactions to the proposed cuts see these useful resources: The 0.7 percent aid target – Commons Library briefing paper Reducing the UK’s aid spending in 2021 – Commons Library briefing paper Statistics on International Development: Provisional UK Aid Spend 2020 OECD […]
Created by the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, the Encyclopedia currently includes 129 commonly-used humanitarian concepts. It also aims to provide crowd sourced resources and links to online learning resources for humanitarians.
WTO’s General Council ePortal (GCeP)Includes information on all issues raised and discussed by the World Trade Organisation since 1995 with links, where possible, to associated documents and decisions, either issued as separate documents or recorded in the minutes of the General Council. WTO Trade Cost IndexNew from the WTO, The WTO Trade Cost Index […]
A new paper by UN DPPA Mediation Support Unit and Swiss Peace which explores the role of social media in armed conflict. It includes practical examples of how it can be used for communication on how to prevent, manage and resolve conflict.
Posted in International Relations, Media and Communication, Politics, Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, Security and risk | Tagged Armed conflict, Communication, Conflict resolution, Social media | Leave a response