Sep
29
2021

David Hope-Jones, SMP CEO, to deliver RSGS Inspiring People talk - 'Livingstone’s Living Legacy?'

We are delighted to share that our CEO David Hope-Jones has been asked to deliver an Illustrated Public Talk as part of the 'Inspiring People' series from The Royal Scottish Geographical Society on the 29th of September.

Start time 19:30 (UK) / 20:30 (Malawi)
Livingstone’s Living Legacy?

David Hope-Jones explores themes of civic activism, sustainability, trade injustice and governance strengthening, highlighting some of the many ways Scotland learns from its friends in Malawi and benefits from the bilateral relationship.

He discusses whether the hundreds of civic links which unite Scotland and Malawi offer a distinctive, innovative and effective approach to international development, and explores the relationship between government, parliament and civic society, and between trade and aid, and how this partnership approach is more important than ever in the era of Covid-19, Black Lives Matter, and Scotland hosting COP26.


Find out more about the RSGS Inspiring People Talks here.

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