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Want a career in international development?

Last week I spoke at Kings College London’s International Relations Career Challenge about my winding road into the international development sector. I spoke at the same event the previous year and published this blog with my top tips: https://medium.com/@jjtoale/want-a-career-in-international-development-8bdb0c8415e6 Follow the link there or read more below. I’ll be writing an updated version soon! Want a […]

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Cambodia’s Killing Fields: What brutal histories can teach us

It’s always instructive to learn from history. It feels particularly so now, given the rise of extreme divisions in political debate around the world. Last week I visited the Choeung Ek Genocide Centre – aka Killing Fields – in Phnom Penh. Today butterflies flit around the former orchard site. But between 1975 and 1979, almost […]

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For Good Politics

Why have 12 countries pulled out of the UN migration pact?

This week, world leaders meet in Morocco to adopt the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). The Compact was developed in response to the unprecedented levels of human movement around the world — and a desire to work together to better manage it. While 192 countries agreed the wording of the agreement only […]

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