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Brazilian alumni in Sao Paolo
21 June 2016
Brazilian alumni in Sao Paolo launched the Chevening Legal and Human Rights Network on 2 May 2016. The network is the vision of alumnus Eduardo Paranhos, Senior Legal Director of HP, who studied Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) through a Chevening Scholarship 15 years ago. It aims to bring together Chevening Alumni in the fields of law and human rights to collaborate with each other. Read more
Education, Award, Professional achievements, Entrepreneur, Social impact
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12 April 2016
The British Council Education UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals who have studied in the UK within the last 10 years and have used their UK education to soar as professionals, entrepreneurs or in having a social impact. Read more
Education, Award, Professional achievements, Entrepreneur, Social impact
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05 April 2016
One of the challenges faced by Eastern Caribbean alumni is one of sheer geography. The seven countries within the grouping are hundreds of miles distant from one another with limited and expensive transport options. At a local level, all the islands have their own alumni group, each of which numbers 20–30 members.   Read more
Alumni reunion, Alumni relations, alumni association
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05 April 2016
Even though there are no Chevening Scholarships in Latvia anymore, the Chevening Alumni community is active and keen to take part in events organised by the British Embassy Riga. This year the embassy planned a couple of events for Chevening Alumni, many of whom are now working for the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the parliament or in the private sector. Read more
Latvia, Engagement, Debate, Alumni reunion
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01 April 2016
The British Embassy in Dushanbe recently hosted the first ever Central Asia and South Caucasus Alumni Conference in Tajikistan. Read more
alumni, Central Asia, South Caucasus, Conference, Intergration, Human Rights, Corruption, Migration, Networking
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22 March 2016
The Chevening Alumni Association of Ghana was officially launched on 10 February 2016. Sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth through the Chevening Alumni Programme Fund (CAPF) and hosted by the British High Commissioner to Ghana, HE Jon Benjamin, the association launch sought to bring together alumni of the Chevening programme since its inception in 1983, and to serve as a platform to formally inaugurate the executive committee and advisory board members of the association. Read more
Chevening Alumni Association, launch, Events, CAPF
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11 March 2016
The British Consulate in Istanbul recently hosted the second Chevening regional conference entitled Syria and its impact on the region: 5 years into the conflict. Read more
Conference, Conflict, Bright Ideas, Alumni reunion
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08 March 2016
After spending a year in the UK studying, networking, and getting to know British culture, 2014/2015 Chevening Scholars have safely returned to their home countries.  Read more
Welcome Event, Awards
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04 March 2016
The Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPP Center) has appointed Chevening Alumnus Andre Palacios as its new Executive Director. Read more
Philippines, alumni, Public-Private Partnership Center, Executive Director, Law
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12 February 2016
Over a hundred Chevening Scholars from North and Central America attended a reception hosted by the Americas Directorate at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Read more
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