Projects Constructive Dialogue on Globalisation Issues 1st July 2003: Opening

Constructive Dialogue on Globalisation Issues

1st July, London Metropolitan University, Moorgate EC2N 6SQ


Mike O'Brien, Minister for Trade and Investment

Conference themes

students at the conference

Plus 140 students from 11 schools and colleges across London.


This event was specifically prepared to allow Year 12 students to explore a range of international development issues and to deepen their understanding of how the various economic sectors combine to contribute to improving the long-term prosperity of developing countries.

engaging with the issues

Key themes pursued in workshops were:

The conference provided a very special opportunity for students to engage with people working in companies and agencies that operate in developing countries. It demonstrated the complex interdependence between and within countries and the sectors. It ranged from the individual to global perspectives and from the 'majority world' to the 'minority world'.