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26 Mar, 2014, 15:20 GMT Legacy Events - Do They Succeed or Fail in Providing Employment Opportunities for Young People?

 Leaders from Europe and the Arab world investigate Legacy events often initially provide employment in construction, tourism and infrastructure but ...


08 Oct, 2013, 04:30 BST One Direction for UK and Indian Leaders

Thirty experienced and successful leaders from the UK and India will meet in London this week to tackle social challenges common to both countries....


01 Oct, 2012, 10:00 BST High-Calibre Business Leaders From the UK and India to Tackle the 'Skills Gap' Challenge

With employers often frustrated that they cannot find suitably skilled new talent despite the millions of unemployed in search of jobs, how do we...


27 Jun, 2012, 09:00 BST London and Shanghai Social Challenges to be Tackled With Support of Mayors Boris Johnson and Han Zheng

Thirty experienced and successful leaders from London and Shanghai will meet in London next week to tackle social challenges common to both cities....


29 Nov, 2011, 03:30 GMT High-calibre Business Leaders to Develop Innovative Models to Accelerate Carbon Cutting and Present to Policy Experts

If no action is taken to reduce emissions, the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere could reach double its pre-industrial level as...


25 Nov, 2011, 09:00 GMT Future Leaders to Develop Innovative Models to Accelerate Carbon Cutting

If no action is taken to reduce emissions, the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere could reach double its pre-industrial level as...


25 Nov, 2011, 09:00 GMT UK-India Relations Energised by Future Leaders

In 2010 90,000 people were employed in the UK by Indian firms, with many more involved in the activities of British firms in India[1].Indeed, over 1...