BIG TENT IDEAS FESTIVAL 2019 - GLOBAL BRITAIN TENT
Aug
31
10:00 AM10:00

BIG TENT IDEAS FESTIVAL 2019 - GLOBAL BRITAIN TENT

The Coalition is delighted to be hosting the Global Britain Tent at the Big Tent Ideas Festival 2019 again this year on Saturday 31st August, where we’re proud to be partnering with the Legatum Institute and British Foreign Policy Institute.

SPEAKERS

We have an incredible line-up of speakers, including:

  • Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for Defence 2019 & Secretary of State for International Development 2017 - 2019

  • Dan Hodges, The Mail on Sunday

  • Mark Garnier MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Trade (2016-18) 

    Tim Morris, Former British Diplomat and Ambassador to Morocco, Mauritania and South Sudan

  • Dominic McVey, Leading British Entrepreneur

  • Elizabeth Ames, Former Trade Negotiator and Diplomat

  • Shanker Singham, Trade Adviser and Director of the International Trade and Competition Unit (ITCU), Institute of Economic Affairs

A full list of speakers can be found on the Big Tent website.

TICKETS

We’d love it if you could join us - be sure to use our Code "CGP2019" at the checkout for a discount!

You can buy tickets here.

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Global Britain: UK Leadership in Global Health
Jul
15
12:15 PM12:15

Global Britain: UK Leadership in Global Health

The Coalition for Global Prosperity is delighted to be partnering with the Action for Global Health Network, the APPG on Global Health and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to host a panel event in Parliament with speakers:

  • The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

  • Lord Crisp KCB, Chair, APPG for Global Health

  • Phil Thomson, President of Global Affairs, GlaxoSmithKline

  • Richard Clarke, Director-General for Policy, Research and Humanitarian, DFID

  • Dianne Stewart, Head of Donor Relations, The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

  • Simon Wright, Director of International Development, Save the Children

  • Kade Mondeh, Frontline doctor, Sierra Leone

  • Chaired by Theo Clarke, CEO, The Coalition for Global Prosperity

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Global Britain: How the UK is Enabling Economic Resilience and Development for Refugees
Jun
18
4:00 PM16:00

Global Britain: How the UK is Enabling Economic Resilience and Development for Refugees

The Coalition for Global Prosperity is marking World Refugee Week by hosting an event in parliament to showcase the leading work that the UK is doing to enable economic resilience and development for refugees across the world, with speakers including:

  • George Freeman MP (Chair, APPG on Inclusive Growth)

  • Amaf Yousef (Co-Founder, Network for Refugee Voices)

  • Eugene Amusin (Chair, Financial Inclusion Forum)

  • Laurie Lee (CEO, Care UK)

  • Alexander Betts (Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs)

  • Micol Pistelli (Senior Financial Inclusion Officer, UNHCR)

  • Theo Clarke (CEO, The Coalition for Global Prosperity)

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BFPG Report Launch -  Running out of Credit: The Decline of The Foreign Office and The Case for Sustained Funding
Jun
18
12:00 PM12:00

BFPG Report Launch - Running out of Credit: The Decline of The Foreign Office and The Case for Sustained Funding

The Coalition for Global Prosperity is delighted be hosting the launch of the British Foreign Policy Group’s report Running out of Credit: The Decline of the Foreign Office and the Case for Sustained Funding, with speakers including:

  • Sir Malcolm Rifkind (Foreign Secretary 1995-97)

  • Rt Hon Dame Margaret Beckett MP (Foreign Secretary 2006-07)

  • Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP (Chair, Select Committee on Exiting the European Union)

  • Tom Tugendhat MP (Chair, Foreign Affairs Select Committee)

  • Sir Simon Fraser (Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office 2010-15)

  • Tom Cargill (Executive Director, BFPG)

  • Sam Goodman (Report Author, BFPG).

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Tackling Plastic Pollution: Leveraging British Expertise in the UK and in Developing Countries
Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Tackling Plastic Pollution: Leveraging British Expertise in the UK and in Developing Countries

The Coalition for Global Prosperity, Plastic Oceans UK and the APPG on the Prevention of Plastic Waste are delighted to co-host the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP (Secretary of State for International Development) and Sir David Attenborough for a discussion on British leadership tackling plastic pollution around the globe.

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Global Britain: How the UK Can Help to Tackle the Illegal Wildlife Trade
Dec
17
4:00 PM16:00

Global Britain: How the UK Can Help to Tackle the Illegal Wildlife Trade

The illegal wildlife trade is an ever-increasing problem in the global picture. It not only threatens the existence of some of our most iconic species of wildlife, but is also a serious organised crime that damages the livelihoods of some of the world’s poorest communities.

This event will bring together parliamentarians and those working on this issue to explore how Britain can lead in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade, and practically help to protect endangered species for generations to come.

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Leaving No-One Behind? UK Action Ahead of the 2019 Voluntary National Review
Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

Leaving No-One Behind? UK Action Ahead of the 2019 Voluntary National Review

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

Co-hosted by the APPG on the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Bond, Project Everyone and the Coalition for Global Prosperity, this event will bring together the Rt Hon Lord Jack McConnell, the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP and Richard Curtis CBE to discuss the UK’s commitment to the Global Goals.

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CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE 2018: SHOULD CHARITY BEGIN & END AT HOME?
Oct
1
5:45 PM17:45

CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE 2018: SHOULD CHARITY BEGIN & END AT HOME?

  • Hall 9 (Secure Zone), Conservative Party Conference 2018 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

Join the Coalition for Global Prosperity and our partners the Charities Aid Foundation at the Conservative Party Conference 2018.

As Britain redefines its place not only in Europe but in the wider world, what role does charity play in a Global Britain? This debate consider whether Britain should be prioritising people with problems closer to home, or reaching out to assist developing countries, and whether we can or should do both.

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LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE 2018: A GLOBAL BRITAIN? THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON THE WORLD’S POOR.
Sep
24
7:30 PM19:30

LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE 2018: A GLOBAL BRITAIN? THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON THE WORLD’S POOR.

  • Hall 9 (Secure Zone), Conservative Party Conference 2018 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

Join the Coalition for Global Prosperity and our partners the Labour Campaign for International Development & Bond at the Labour Party Conference 2018 for an evening drinks reception and lively discussion.

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BIG TENT IDEAS FESTIVAL 2018 - GLOBAL BRITAIN TENT
Sep
8
10:30 AM10:30

BIG TENT IDEAS FESTIVAL 2018 - GLOBAL BRITAIN TENT

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

How can Britain be a force for good? What should our international priorities be post-Brexit? Should we focus on hard or soft power, and how do we address issues such as migration, refugees, and human trafficking?

We’ll be asking all these questions and more in the Global Britain Tent at the Big Tent Ideas Festival 2018 on Saturday 8th September, where we’re proud to be partnering with the Legatum Institute and British Foreign Policy Institute.

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Tackling the Refugee Crisis: Why does Syria matter to Norfolk?
Jul
6
10:00 AM10:00

Tackling the Refugee Crisis: Why does Syria matter to Norfolk?

This panel discussion will explore what the Syrian Refugee Crisis means for Norfolk as well as how local community activists and faith groups have reacted to help displaced families in need. We are delighted to be hosting this event in Granary Court near Norwich Cathedral with George Freeman MP and the Bishop of Norwich the Rt Revd Graham James.

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Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP TEACHING THE World’s Largest Lesson on tackling global poverty
Jul
1
7:00 AM07:00

Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP TEACHING THE World’s Largest Lesson on tackling global poverty

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

In July, the Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP will lead local school pupils of Didcot Girls School through a lesson on the Sustainable Development Goals. The Coalition for Global Prosperity is proud to partner with the World's Largest Lesson to deliver this event.

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PREET GILL MP TEACHING THE World’s Largest Lesson on tackling global poverty
Jul
1
7:00 AM07:00

PREET GILL MP TEACHING THE World’s Largest Lesson on tackling global poverty

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

In July, Preet Gill MP will lead local school pupils of Lordswood Girls School through a lesson on the Sustainable Development Goals. The Coalition for Global Prosperity is proud to partner with the World's Largest Lesson to deliver this event.

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LAUNCH of the Coalition for Global Prosperity
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

LAUNCH of the Coalition for Global Prosperity

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

The Launch of our Coalition will bring together military, political, business and faith leaders to issue a united call for Britain to remain a force for good in the world. Speakers will include the Rt Hon David Cameron, Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt MP and Major General James Cowan, CEO of the HALO Trust.

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Protecting us from Disease X How to prevent the next deadly global epidemic
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Protecting us from Disease X How to prevent the next deadly global epidemic

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

This event will explore the lesson we need to learn from the ebola outbreak and ways in which the UK can work with developing countries to establish a good level of healthcare infrastructure to help combat epidemics. We will discuss how developing vaccines can help protect against these deadly diseases and explore how the UK can best prepare for the next epidemic outbreak. 

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CHOGM 2018: Girls in Emergencies - How the UK and the Commonwealth are empowering girls in times of crisis
Apr
17
4:00 PM16:00

CHOGM 2018: Girls in Emergencies - How the UK and the Commonwealth are empowering girls in times of crisis

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

'Girls in Emergencies', will bring together leading figures in the aid sector, Parliamentarians and education activists to discuss how the UK and the Commonwealth are empowering girls in times of crisis. Speakers will include the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP and Hon Julie Bishop MP. We are proud to be partnering with Global Citizen for this event.

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Roundtable on How to make a reality of 'Global Britain’: The role of development and diplomacy
Apr
5
9:00 PM21:00

Roundtable on How to make a reality of 'Global Britain’: The role of development and diplomacy

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

This roundtable will bring together analysts, civil servants and development agencies to consider practical answers to the challenge of making a reality of 'Global Britain'. We are proud to be partnering with the British Foreign Policy Group for this event.

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How UK Aid is Leading & Shaping a Future Free from Female Genital Mutilation
Feb
6
6:15 PM18:15

How UK Aid is Leading & Shaping a Future Free from Female Genital Mutilation

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

This evening relaunches the APPG on FGM and their cross-party manifesto in Parliament. This event brings together prominent voices to discuss ways to end FGM and provides a platform to showcase what the UK is doing to combat the practice at home and abroad.

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