News from Agulhas

4 May
2020

Undertaking effective M&E during COVID-19 – reflecting on lessons learned from the Agulhas independent evaluation of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency, supported by CIFF

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by Mark Kelleher, Catherine Cameron and Katerina Cerna In the first few months of 2020 one issue has dominated worldwide: the COVID-19 pandemic, and the way that this emergency has changed patterns of living and working. Commentators have pointed to a total re-evaluation of work as we know it and business leaders have heralded the [...]

30 September
2019

“What do we want? CLIMATE JUSTICE! When do we want it? NOW!” Reflections from the UK #ClimateStrike – Nikita Shah

By |News from Agulhas|

On Friday 20th September the Agulhas team joined millions of people around the globe in the #ClimateStrike in London and Salisbury which had been inspired by, organised, and coordinated by a movement set up, not by Unions, not by adults, but by schoolchildren and youth.

16 September
2019

Agulhas call to join the Climate Strike

By |News from Agulhas|

Come Friday 20th September, our busy canal-side London headquarters will close for the day as we join millions of young people, professionals and other concerned citizens in the Global Strike for Climate. While previous school strikes have always been welcoming of adult allies, this Friday marks the first time the youth of the #FridaysForFuture movement [...]

1 May
2019

Extinction Rebellion, it’s political! – Hiba Ahmad

By |News from Agulhas|

This article is the first in a series on climate change by the Agulhas Climate Change Unit. Check back on the News and Views page for more forthcoming articles in the series. Extinction Rebellion (XR), a people-led movement with presence over much of the planet, recently completed its first stage of protests in London. Oxford Circus transformed [...]

17 March
2019

News from Agulhas: we produced an independent Monitoring and Assessment framework for the Jordan Compact

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The Jordan Compact is an innovative approach that has enabled Jordan to continue providing a global public good by hosting Syrian refugees in peace and security with access to basic services and some economic opportunities. The Jordan Compact was created in 2016, at the London Conference on supporting the future of Syria and the [...]

4 March
2019

Leadership Lab | The Future Of Work – An Interview with Catherine Cameron

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In a rapidly changing, tech-driven world, what does the future of work look like? We sat down with Catherine Cameron, co-founder of Agulhas Open Knowledge, to discuss the future of work in the second edition of our Leadership Lab series. KELLY NOTCUTT (KN): There’s much talk of 21st Century skills and the types of skills today’s youth [...]

13 August
2018

Five factors that will ensure workers and communities benefit from the low carbon transition

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Change can leave not just stranded assets and industries but stranded communities. Workers in the tar sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada were determined this fate would not befall them. Worried that the boom and bust of oil extraction would lead to layoffs, community disintegration and tough times,  they chose a different course. The worker-led Iron [...]

18 July
2018

IDC hearing of the Syria review

By |News from Agulhas|

The International Development Committee (IDC) will hear today 18th June at 9:45am from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) and the Department for International Development (DFID) on the recently published ICAI review: the UK's humanitarian support to Syria. Watch the session

15 June
2018

Agulhas Policies – our participation in the UN Global Compact

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At Agulhas, we are always looking at ways to improve and demonstrate our ethical, environmental and social impact. We are therefore pleased to announce our participation in the UN Global Compact, the largest voluntary initiative to promote sustainable development and good corporate citizenship. Read our announcement

7 June
2018

Lessons for a successful transition to a low carbon economy

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Change is inevitable, and it can leave industries and people behind. Lliam Hildebrand, and his co-workers in the tar sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada were determined this fate would not befall them. With the price of oil falling in 2015, they were worried that the boom and bust of oil extraction would lead to [...]

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