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What can the international community do to halt the growing Sudanese conflict?

Lord McConnell

  Next month, South Sudan will celebrate its first birthday.  While this should be cause for elation, we must pause to recognize that the world’s youngest nation may perhaps also be the most vulnerable. The peaceful secession of South Sudan last July was a remarkable outcome after decades of conflict and dispute. The agreement to…

Why I chose to Live Below the Line 2012

Lord McConnell

Living Below the Line 2012 – part 2, some reflections With over one billion people in our world living on less than £1 a day, the challenge of tackling extreme global poverty in our world can seem both overwhelming and, for many, far removed from our own reality. The solutions for this situation, like the…