With COP26 (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) just around the corner, we want to shine a light on one of the events happening in the run up: A British Council-funded workshop, sure to be a highlight on the road to COP26 in November 2021.
News and blogs
The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network, and blogs from members of our community.
One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set out by the United Nations, is to protect and conserve life below water (United Nations, 2021). Our oceans cover 71% of Earth’s surface, making it the planet’s largest habitat. Did you know that more than 800 species living in the depths of our oceans have interacted […]
Global issues such as climate change and rapid urbanisation are placing even greater strain on one of the world’s most precious finite natural resources, water. How can we improve access to clean water in water scarce countries like Tanzania? We speak with Chevening Scholar, Oscar Timothy.
In the year that the UK government hosts the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, the Chevening Scholarships programme is in a unique position to effect sustainable change across the world. With over 52,000 alumni in 160 countries and territories across the world, the Chevening network is educated, influential and led by purpose. We hope that our scholars and alumni are motivated to […]
At Chevening, we are very proud to be teaming up with our partners at the Marshall, Fulbright and Commonwealth scholarship programmes to encourage our communities to take climate action in 2021, the year the UK holds the presidency for the COP26 climate conference. The climate crisis affects us all, and together we can take action. Together we can […]
Climate action is needed, now. Although many of us accept this fact, it can be difficult to understand how to take positive action. When faced with such an enormous challenge, what can we do as individuals to help? We talk to Chevening Alumnus José Daniel Madrigal.
With 30,000 species closer to extinction, will virtual reality be the future? And what is being done to preserve and protect these creatures at risk?
The One Young World summit brings delegates and leaders, present and future, together from across the globe. We hear from Chevening Alumnus Gideon Olanrewaju about his programme 'Education in Bottles'.
The Greening Western Balkans’ Environmental Conference took place in Skopje at the end of October, with the intention of tackling climate change head on. Gjakush Kabashi gives us an account. The environmental issues faced by the Western Balkans countries have drastically increased over the last few years, raising the demands of the citizens and the […]