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Global Solutions Summit: Towards a new understanding of prosperity – measurement and reporting

Professor Henrietta L. Moore addresses the panel on a new understanding of prosperity at the Global Solutions Summit 2022 Prof. Moore took part in the ...
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Professor Henrietta Moore takes part in a panel discussion on 'beyond GDP' hosted by the Global Governance Institute at UCL

Is economic growth essential to human prosperity and wellbeing? Can it be reconciled with environmental sustainability? Or do the converging ecological crises we are now facing, from climate change to biodiversity collapse, compel us to rethink the imperative of economic growth? Professor Henrietta L. Moore recently took part in a public panel discussion which addressed these overarching questions, while also exploring what a world ‘beyond growth’ would actually look like, how we might get th...
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Professor Henrietta Moore Gives Evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

IGP Director Professor Henrietta Moore's evidence to the The Environmental Audit Committee's (EAC) inquiry in the House of Commons, on 'Aligning the UK's economic goals with environmental sustainability' Image ...
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Sueños Habaneros (Havanan Dreams)

Prosperity Index America

Dr Saffron Woodcraft 24 January 2022 This film Sueños Habaneros (Havanan Dreams), made during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, asks what prosperity means to four young people in Havana, Cuba. The film is part of a project exploring the hopes and aspirations, challenges, and priorities of young people in Havana and London. Through film, dialogues and writing, the project examines how ‘a good life’ is imagined, practiced, and experie...
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Who is the ‘individual’ in Macroeconomics?

Prosperity Index

21 January 2022 Rebuilding Macroeconomics held its Fourth Annual Women in Macroeconomics Conference, just before Christmas, looking at who we mean by the ‘individual’ in macroeconomics, particularly when considering gendered roles and identities. In orthodox economics the decision-making agent is unequivocally the individual. If we enquire more about who she or he may be, we are told it is someone with their own tastes and preferences who makes their choices in splend...
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gEOthermalKenya: Earth Observation Insights for Sustainable Growth of the Kenyan Geothermal Sector

PROCOL Kenya Climate Emergency Africa

The gEOthermalKenya project, led by Omanos Analytics in partnership with Global Surface Intelligence (GSI), was funded through UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme. The project involved collaboration with the Kenyan National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Institute for Global Prosperity's PROCOL Kenya programme ...

Assessing Vulnerabilities in Mar Mikhael (Post Beirut Blast)

RELIEF PROCOL Lebanon Energy Food Mass Displacement Public Services Infrastructure Middle East Lebanon

The RELIEF Centre and Catalytic Action have been working together to Assess Vulnerabilities in Post-Blast #Beirut. This project comes as a medium-term assessment, six months after the blast, to shed some light on the changing landscape of local vulnerabilities following immediate efforts mobilised on the ground. Conducting a survey of over 400 households i...
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Citizens' Assembly on Energy in Lebanon

PROCOL Lebanon Energy Lebanon

In October the RELIEF Centre convened a Citizens' Assembly on Energy in Lebanon. Residents of Hamra, Beirut gathered to deliberate energy justice and make critical decisions on where Lebanon should get its energy and the best way to reduce energy demand....
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Arts, Prosperity and Crisis

RELIEF Mass Displacement Prosperity Index Arts Middle East Lebanon

Performances from the RELIEF Centre 2021 conference Working Through Crisis: Innovations, Possibilities and Limitations of Research in a Volatile Lebanon. Lebanon is experiencing several intersecting crises: infrastructural incapacity, economic instability, a global health pandemic, a suspended refugee problem, and severe government corruption culminating in an explosion on 4th August at the Beirut port, from which the city still struggles to recover. Simultaneously, a series o...
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Post-Covid Live 5: Farming the Future

Post-Covid Live addresses the nature of society, the kind of government and the form of economy we will need and want after the crisis. It is no longer possible to endorse the market as the primary mechanism for creating value and solving problems. What kind of values will guarantee quality of life for all and how will they be created and defended? How will the major challenges of our times be tackled - the ones we cannot quarantine ourselves from - climate change, social inequalit...
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Post-Covid Live 4: Cascading the Positive

Post-Covid Live addresses the nature of society, the kind of government and the form of economy we will need and want after the crisis. It is no longer possible to endorse the market as the primary mechanism for creating value and solving problems. What kind of values will guarantee quality of life for all and how will they be created and defended? How will the major challenges of our times be tackled - the ones we cannot quarantine ourselves from - climate change, social inequal...
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Post-Covid Live 3: Everybody counts

Post-Covid Live addresses the nature of society, the kind of government and the form of economy we will need and want after the crisis. It is no longer possible to endorse the market as the primary mechanism for creating value and solving problems. What kind of values will guarantee quality of life for all and how will they be created and defended? How will the major challenges of our times be tackled - the ones we cannot quarantine ourselves from - climate change, social inequality, fo...
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Post-Covid Live 2: Energizing the Exit

Post-Covid Live addresses the nature of society, the kind of government and the form of economy we will need and want after the crisis. It is no longer possible to endorse the market as the primary mechanism for creating value and solving problems. What kind of values will guarantee quality of life for all and how will they be created and defended? How will the major challenges of our times be tackled - the ones we cannot quarantine ourselves from - climate change, social inequality, fo...
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Post-Covid Live 1: Whatever It Takes

Social Prosperity Public Services Europe

Post-Covid Live addresses the nature of society, the kind of government and the form of economy we will need and want after the crisis. It is no longer possible to endorse the market as the primary mechanism for creating value and solving problems. What kind of values will guarantee quality of life for all and how will they be created and defended? How will the major challenges of our times be tackled - the ones we cannot quarantine ourselves from - climate change, social ine...
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Fast Forward 2030: 3 entrepreneurs from 3 countries discuss the SDGs

Fast Forward 2030 Climate Emergency

Fast Forward 2030 brought together 3 impact entrepreneurs from 3 continents to discuss the different business ecosystems in their regions, and what needs to happen for entrepreneurs to make the SDGs a reality across the world. Featuring members from Fast Forward 2030's 3 global branches: Solveiga Pakstaite, founder ...
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Levelling the playing field

Marie Williams, a PhD student at IGP and CEO of Dream Networks, presents on her co-design approach of Levelling the playing field to further enable inclusive play for all the urban host community of Kitengela, Kenya. Emergencies of forced displacement are prevalent across th...
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Rebuilding Macroeconomics after the Pandemic

Public Services Work

Covid-19, financial crisis and nationalism are all socio-economic pandemics in the last ten years and have caught us unprepared. If we are to be prepared for the next pandemic or crisis, we need a different approach to economics.This Global Table argues the need to put social foundations at the centre of rebuilding macroeconomics and economic policy. Part of the Digital Global Solutions Summit, ...
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RELIEF Centre: Life Stories from Bar Elias

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

The RELIEF Centre in partnership with Catalytic Action present life stories from Bar Elias, Beqaa Valley, Lebanon highlighting the relationship between refugees, host communities, and the city.Directed by Fabio PetronilliProduced by Catalytic Action. Funded by The Relief CentreThis video is part of a research collaboration between the RELIEF centre and CatalyticAction. It is a visual representation of the work done in Bar Eli...
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Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': The project

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticAction with UCL staff since August 2018. With this project local researchers learned how to use film-as-research while researching the causes and effects of Lebanon’s infrastructural crisis. Salam Ya Sham trained local researchers on film making, supported the filming process and edited the short documentary films....
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Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': It was a river

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticAction with UCL staff since August 2018. With this project local researchers learned how to use film-as-research while researching the causes and effects of Lebanon’s infrastructural crisis. Salam Ya Sham trained local researchers on film making, supported the filming process and edited the short documentary films....
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Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': I am here

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticAction with UCL staff since August 2018. With this project local researchers learned how to use film-as-research while researching the causes and effects of Lebanon’s infrastructural crisis. Salam Ya Sham trained local researchers on film making, supported the filming process and edited the short documentary films....
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Addressing Lebanon’s 'double crisis': Waste journey

RELIEF Mass Displacement Middle East

This project worked with Bar Elias local researchers who were recruited and trained in social science research by CatalyticAction with UCL staff since August 2018. With this project local researchers learned how to use film-as-research while researching the causes and effects of Lebanon’s infrastructural crisis. Salam Ya Sham trained local researchers on film making, supported the filming process and edited the short documentary films....
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How can we work towards a greener future for our planet?

Climate Emergency

Professor Jacqueline McGlade is Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Institute for Global Prosperity and lead scientist for PROCOL Kenya. As part of the Gresham College series ‘Sustainable Planet’ Professor Jacqueline McGlade examines a different UN Sustainable Development Goal in each of her lectures.Watch Professor Jacqueline McGlades lectures here:...
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RELIEF: Prosperity in the age of mass displacement

RELIEF Mass Displacement

The RELIEF Centre was set up to build sustainable pathways to prosperity under conditions of mass displacement.Video created and shot by Samer Beyhum and the team at the Lebanese American UniversityGraphics created by Josette Khalil and Youmna SabaDirected by Annelise AndersenFunded by the Global Engagement Office and by the Impact Fund in the Bartlett ...
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Rethinking what prosperity means for London

London Prosperity Board Prosperity Index

Image credit: Photo by Kid Circus on Unsplash...
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Bringing citizen-led research into policymaking

London Prosperity Board Prosperity Index

The IGP and the London Prosperity Board launch the ProsperityImage: Kid Circus on Unsplash...
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Why prosperity now?

The first in the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity's Soundbites series. Professor Henrietta Moore, Head of the Institute for Global Prosperity, opens up the debate on prosperity and discusses the reasons for starting the new institute....
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Transforming Education in Challenging Environments

RELIEF Mass Displacement

A free online course, open to all, starting on 24 June 2019, 4 weeks, 4 hours per weekWhat is the course about?Discover practical ways teachers can transform the education of children and young people living in conflict-affected contexts. The course includes video case studies showing how teachers in some of the most challenging environments have transformed their approaches to teaching.Who is this course for?If you are a teacher, a trainer, or a volunteer working ...
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Addressing vulnerabilities through infrastructure

RELIEF Mass Displacement

The Participatory Spatial Intervention: Addressing vulnerabilities through infrastructure, is a piece of research led by Dr Andrea Rigon, part of the British Academy funded project “Public Services and vulnerability in the Lebanese context of large-scale displacement”. led by Principal Investigator Prof. Henrietta Moore, at the Institute for Global Prosperity, UCL.The video shows the use of participatory design and participatory research methods to explore intra-community diversity. Th...