Chevening news

The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network.

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22 March 2016
‘We can no longer be passive’ was the call from Chevening Scholar Yahoska Berrios on World Water Day 2016. The Nicaraguan scholar fronts a video aimed at the Chevening community which calls for greater efforts to help improve access to water for rural communities, given that the lack of water has a disproportionately negative effect on women and children. Read more
World Water Day, Water, Women Empowerment, Raleigh International
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17 March 2016
Chevening Scholars were invited to attend the Commonwealth Day Service at the iconic Westminster Abbey. The day was especially significant for Chevening Scholars as one scholar, Kishva Ambigapathy, was asked to lead the Royal Family during the procession as the bearer of the Commonwealth Mace. Read more
Commonwealth Day, Royal Family, Inclusiveness, Commonwealth, Westminster Abbey
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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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10 March 2016
Chevening Scholars took a first-hand look at political devolution in Wales, as they visited The National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff. Read more
Wales, Politics, National Assembly for Wales, Senedd, Cardiff University, Welsh Language
GB
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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07 March 2016
The value and power of female leaders was on show in London, as 60 Chevening Scholars gathered for the 'Women in Leadership' workshop. Read more
Women in Leadership, Chevening, Scholars, London, Gender Equality, Empowering, Development
GB
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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04 March 2016
To mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, a group of Chevening Scholars headed to his birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. Read more
Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Stratford-upon-Avon, theatre
GB
02 March 2016
Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Pakistan, welcomed all Pakistani Chevening Scholars and Fellows to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at a reception that served to emphasise the importance of the relationship between the UK and Pakistan. Read more
Tobias Ellwood, SAJP, Development, Pakistan, SOAS, LSE
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02 March 2016
The British Embassy in Luanda has signed a Chevening Partnership with BP offering up to eight jointly-funded scholarships for Angolan scholars to study masters' degrees in the UK over the next two academic years. Read more
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