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New Fellowship Programmes in Russia, the Caucasus, Wider Europe and Central Asia

11/10/2016

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.

New John Smith Associate Fellows

26/02/2016

JST is very excited to introduce the new John Smith Associate Fellows in Good Governance from the GCC countries.

Omani and Bahraini Fellows debate “dynamics of a changing global order” at JST events

08/02/2016

The John Smith Associate Fellowship in Good Governance for GCC countries

28/01/2016

The John Smith Associate Fellowship in Good Governance is a new initiative of the John Smith Trust, working in partnership with the British Council, aimed at promoting dialogue on good governance and rule of law issues, among and with young thinkers and future leaders in the GCC states. 

Fellow's Story: The John Smith Trust In The Digitalised World

11/01/2016

JST Fellow from Ukraine, Vadim Georgienko, shares his story on how he created the Civil Society app, a new powerful tool for co-governance by citizens, based on decision-making, social investment and entrepreneurship. 

The current Human Rights situation in Russia and Lebanon

10/12/2015

JST Fellows present their views on the current human rights situations in their countries.

The Future of Women in The Middle East: Vision and Voice Policy Report

19/06/2015

Proceedings of the March 2015 JST conference 'Vision and Voice from the Middle East'

Vision and Voice from the Middle East

19/01/2015

A Networking Conference for John Smith Trust - FCO Rule of Law Fellows to examine Good Governance, Gender Equality, Conflict Transformation and the Promotion of Human Rights

"A life given in service"

16/12/2014

Margaret Beckett pays tribute to former Labour leader John Smith. Re-published in The House Magazine, November 2014

Rule of Law Fellowship Programme, November 2014

28/11/2014

From November 1 – 21, 2014 twenty-three Fellows from the Middle East, many of whom are working on the frontline to promote the rule of law and tackle the worsening humanitarian crises in the region, visited the UK for the latest John Smith Rule of Law Fellowship Programme.