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“It is time to do things differently”

Lord McConnell

              Our event this week in Bujumbura (introduced in my previous blog) is split into two parts. Special UN Envoy Mary Robinson’s consultation and mobilisation in support of the Framework of Hope will be followed by a Great Lakes Regional Conference on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 –…


Baroness Young

Anniversaries of big events can be useful reminders of the changes that have taken place during lifetimes, or over centuries. I must admit to having been quite shocked to find out that women were only allowed into the House of Lords in 1958. I also hadn’t been aware that when women were granted the vote…