"There is so much good that can be done if we seize the opportunities which a modern world makes available. There is so much we can do; there is so much we need to do." The Rt. Hon John Smith QC MP, Reclaiming the Ground, 1993.
It is thanks to the support of our donors that the Trust has been able to attract the most talented individuals and to build a world class network that crosses national boundaries, cultural divides and a range of disciplines from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Outstanding leaders and agents of change with proven abilities in politics, government, the media, civil society and private sector. Fellows include lawyers, politicians, social entrepreneurs and journalists from the Former Soviet Union and Middle East.
A UK residency programme, bringing emerging leaders together with those leading their field for a lively exchange of ideas, world views and experiences providing new perspectives, friendships and a lifetime commitment to good governance.
The John Smith Trust is launching new Fellowship Programmes in Russia, the Caucasus, Wider Europe and Central Asia thanks to a two-year grant from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
JST is very excited to introduce the new John Smith Associate Fellows in Good Governance from the GCC countries.
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