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A story of idealism and betrayal - Fellows' seminar by David Attwell

A story of idealism and betrayal – Fellows’ seminar by David Attwell

At rush hour on 24 July 1964, a bomb exploded at Johannesburg’s Park railway station, killing a grandmother, severely burning her granddaughter, and injuring several others. The bomb maker was John Harris, a member of a small sabotage group, the African Resistance Movement (ARM), whose members, till then, had been committed to not using violence against … [Read more]

Business as usual will not do: we need better and more professional management of water resources worldwide - Fellows' seminar by Janos Bogardi

Business as usual will not do: we need better and more professional management of water resources worldwide – Fellows’ seminar by Janos Bogardi

“Time is running out. There has been too much inertia. Business as usual must be left behind. We need global scale co-operation and a sustainable co-operative spirit.” STIAS Fellow Janos Bogardi during his seminar presentation on 30 November 2017 This was the opinion expressed by Prof. Janos Bogardi of the Centre for Development Research at … [Read more]

Lancet Countdown report shows progress on climate change but more is needed

Lancet Countdown report shows progress on climate change but more is needed

STIAS was delighted to host the African launch of the 2017 Report of The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: From 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health. The annual reports track progress in health and climate change in the run-up to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal targets. STIAS Fellow … [Read more]