Chevening news

The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network.

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01 April 2016
The British Embassy in Dushanbe recently hosted the first ever Central Asia and South Caucasus Alumni Conference in Tajikistan. Read more
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01 April 2016
Chevening Scholars have inadvertently set the world record for queueing by collectively clocking up 345,248 hours of queueing time in the eight months that they’ve been in the UK, according to figures released today by Chevening’s Department of Single File Analysis (DSFA). Read more
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22 March 2016
The Chevening Alumni Association of Ghana was officially launched on 10 February 2016. Sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth through the Chevening Alumni Programme Fund (CAPF) and hosted by the British High Commissioner to Ghana, HE Jon Benjamin, the association launch sought to bring together alumni of the Chevening programme since its inception in 1983, and to serve as a platform to formally inaugurate the executive committee and advisory board members of the association. Read more
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22 March 2016
‘We can no longer be passive’ was the call from Chevening Scholar Yahoska Berrios on World Water Day 2016. The Nicaraguan scholar fronts a video aimed at the Chevening community which calls for greater efforts to help improve access to water for rural communities, given that the lack of water has a disproportionately negative effect on women and children. Read more
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17 March 2016
Chevening Scholars were invited to attend the Commonwealth Day Service at the iconic Westminster Abbey. The day was especially significant for Chevening Scholars as one scholar, Kishva Ambigapathy, was asked to lead the Royal Family during the procession as the bearer of the Commonwealth Mace. Read more
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11 March 2016
The British Consulate in Istanbul recently hosted the second Chevening regional conference entitled Syria and its impact on the region: 5 years into the conflict. Read more
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10 March 2016
Chevening Scholars took a first-hand look at political devolution in Wales, as they visited The National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff. Read more
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08 March 2016
After spending a year in the UK studying, networking, and getting to know British culture, 2014/2015 Chevening Scholars have safely returned to their home countries.  Read more
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07 March 2016
The value and power of female leaders was on show in London, as 60 Chevening Scholars gathered for the 'Women in Leadership' workshop. Read more
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04 March 2016
The Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPP Center) has appointed Chevening Alumnus Andre Palacios as its new Executive Director. Read more
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