Out of the Storm and Towards Global Solidarity: a networking event

Out of the Storm and Towards Global Solidarity: a networking event

16th March 2023, 09:00 to 14:00

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We're delighted to be hosting our first in-person networking event of 2023, 'Out of the Storm and Towards Global Solidarity' on Thursday 16th March, in Glasgow and online.

Join us for a morning of panel discussions, followed by a networking lunch. The conference will address how we can overcome global challenges for a more resilient and equitable sustainable development sector for Scotland.

Two panel sessions will address building an economy for global solidarity and gaining more political support for global redistribution and the Sustainable Development Goals.

We'll be joined by a fantastic line-up of speakers, with a keynote address by Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell, and chaired by Tasnim Nazeer.


Tasnim Nazeer (Chair)

Tasnim Nazeer is an award-winning freelance journalist and Universal Peace Federation Ambassador for Peace. She became the first ever hijab-wearing TV reporter in July 2020 deemed to have made 'TV history' in Scotland as reported in UK and international media. Tasnim has been a journalist for over a decade writing and broadcasting for a variety of media organisations on the topics of human rights, social justice, UK and international news. She has freelanced for Al Jazeera, BBC, The Guardian, CNN, ITN, 5 News and many more.

Andrew Mitchell MP

The Rt Hon Mr Andrew Mitchell is the Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001. He currently holds the Government post of Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development).

Lewis Temple

Lewis has over twenty years’ experience working in international development with leadership roles for NGOs in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Ethiopia and has worked as the fourteen years as the CEO of the NGO iDE UK and then BRAC UK based in London. His role at BRAC UK is to lead a team that works to develop partnerships, generate resources and influence policy to help BRAC achieve its mission worldwide. BRAC has that rare track record in international development of having achieved a quite remarkable scale in its impact on the world’s poorest communities.

Dr. Enock Nyorekwa Twinoburyo

Dr. Nyorekwa, a Ugandan citizen, an Economic Consultant joined SDG Center for Africa in 2018, most recently with a focus on Sustainable Development Goalsproviding policy and technical support to countries in areas of economic policymaking and implementation. He focuses on financing for SDGs and tax revenue mobilization and other new ways of funding as well as SDG monitoring and evaluation. He was served a consultant to World Bank and other agencies.

Paolo Morini

Paolo Morini is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Political Science, University College London. He holds a PhD in Political Science and an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London, and a BSc in European Economics from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata. His ongoing research focuses on understanding the factors shaping public support for official development assistance, on how to pick effective messengers for global development campaigns, and on public opinion on international cooperation and poverty reduction at home and abroad.

All Alliance events adhere to our Safe Spaces Policy.

This event is kindly sponsored by StoneX.


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