Projects Constructive Dialogue on Globalisation Issues 5th December 2003: Opening

Constructive Dialogue on Globalisation Issues

5th December 2003, York House, Twickenham, TW1 3AA

Presentation

Dr Jenny Tonge MP, Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Richmond Park

Conference themes

Plus 150 students from Richmond Upon Thames College.

Introduction

This event was specifically prepared to allow Year 12 and 13 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.

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'.

Programme