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22nd June 2015 Geneva, Switzerland

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by Bob Last

Head, UK Mission Political and Human Rights Team

The Best Laid Plans

The more time I spend at the Council, the more things seem to be getting out of control at home. The kids cope well enough, but our cat Pixie has spent the week continuing her recent hunting spree in a blatant show of attention-seeking. This week I’ve had to dispose of a shrew, two field […]

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23rd November 2014 Chennai, India

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by Bharat Joshi

British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai

Why I’ll be wearing orange on 25 November

I’ve spent most of my career working on Africa and its issues. It’s a beautiful, resilient, inspiring continent. The people are simply extraordinary. But I’ve also seen first-hand the prevalence of violence against women there. That’s true in conflict – in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and most recently as Ambassador to the Central […]

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