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The audacity of change

In a recent blog for Pass Blue, former president of the Kofi Annan Foundation, Alan Doss discusses Clare’s role in supporting the UN template that led to the Millennium Development Goals. The Audacity of Change: A Specific Example of How...

/ 25th March 2021

Clare’s recent lecture: Reflecting on the Demise of DfID

Details and video transcript of Clare's online lecture 'Reflecting on the Demise of DfID' delivered for the LSE.

/ 27th February 2021

Noble Conspiracies for a Global Community: online roundtable including Clare Short

Clare recently took part in an online discussion regarding the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on international development.

/ 11th October 2020

Arif Azad on the closure of DFID

Clare would like to point readers to Arif Azad’s recent article on the Government’s decision to amalgamate the Department of International Development with the Foreign Office. Read the article here. Posted by Site Administrator

/ 6th July 2020

Phil Mason on DfID

Clare would like to point readers to Phil Mason’s recent article on the Government’s decision to amalgamate the Department of International Development with the Foreign Office. Read the article here. Posted by Site Administrator

/ 22nd June 2020

Ending Global Poverty online book launch

View the online book launch for Ending Global Poverty.

/ 16th June 2020

Forthcoming publication: Ending Global Poverty (2020)

Clare's collaboration with fellow female international development government ministers across Europe is analysed in a forthcoming publication by Constantine Michalopoulos.

/ 28th February 2020

Boris latest Brexit offer

My impression is that most people are so irritated with the whole Brexit quagmire that few are continuing to follow the detail.  This short note is intended to help bring clarity. The easy way for the UK to leave the...

/ 3rd October 2019

Clare discusses charges of antisemitism within Labour

Last night Clare appeared on Newsnight to discuss the EHRC's decision to investigate allegations of antisemitism within the Labour Party.

/ 29th May 2019

Euro election results – commentary misleading

Time for a bit of clarity. Farage’s party got just over 30% on a just over 30% turnout. That is just over 10% of the electorate. Pro Remain parties got nearly 40% and if we add some of Labour’s votes...

/ 28th May 2019

Clare quoted in new billboard campaign

Clare’s thoughts on the nature of socialism have been featured in a political billboard campaign, created by the artist Martin Firrell.

/ 25th May 2019

Euro Elections – analysis of all polling

Polling indicates that the Conservative vote will collapse to Farage's Brexit Party, leading to the worst electoral share for a governing party since Gordon Brown's time as prime minister.

/ 10th May 2019