In this issue you can read more about an international development award that we recently won in Ethiopia and other initiatives we were involved in to promote young entrepreneurs. There's also the opportunity to see what new projects the British Council has won across the globe. You can find out more about our various education and governance projects in West Balkans.
June 2016 issue
Harmonising higher education in South East Asia
This four-year initiative funded by the EU aims to support the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to integrate higher education regionally by sharing European expertise.
Connecting African entrepreneurs with London businesses
14 young entrepreneurs visited London as part of the British Council’s Entrepreneurial Africa London Showcase where they could hear from UK business experts and find partners in the sector.
Ethiopia wins international development award
The significant impact of the Ethiopia Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) has been recognised at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards.
Building the capacity of trainee consultants in Burma
Development Opportunities (DEVOPS) is a professional development programme run by the British Council's office in Burma and aims to develop key skills in trainee consultants.
Encouraging youth entrepreneurship in the Western Balkans
The objective of this project was to support young people from five countries in the Western Balkans to start their own businesses and improve their employability skills.
GOJUST: contributing to inclusive growth in the Philippines
Through the GOJUST project, the British Council will be working with communities in the Philippines to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the country's formal justice system.
Supporting cultural dialogue in the Baltic States
This project is funded by the FCO and part of a substantial integrated programme to promote cultural diversity and choice in the Russian language media in the Baltic States.
Strengthening the cultural sector in Tunisia
The European Union has awarded funding to the British Council to implement this project, the aim of which is to promote Tunisian cultural diversity and access to culture.
Active Voices: Helping shape Syria’s social leaders
This is a project funded by the European Commission and aims to develop young Syrians’ social leadership skills and build their capacity through practical initiatives.
Improving migration management in East Africa
The ‘Better Migration Management Project’ is a programme funded by the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. Its chief aim is to improve migration management in the Horn of Africa.
Supporting the implementation of Zambia’s elections
This new EU-funded project will be working to strengthen electoral participation and representation in Zambia, as well as helping to ensure free, fair, transparent and inclusive elections.
Reforming Serbia’s Judicial System
A consortium led by the British Council has been awarded EU pre-accession funding to implement the ‘Judicial Efficiency’ project in Serbia.
Capacity building of the Judicial Academy in Serbia
The British Council has just been awarded a contract funded by the EU pre-accession fund – ‘Capacity Building of the Judicial Academy’, which is valued at over €2 million.
Driving Vocational Education and Training reform
The British Council has received funding from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to implement this project in six countries across the Western Balkan region.
Strengthening public administration in the Western Balkans
‘Professional Development in the UK - Leaders for the Future’ is a new professional development project coordinated by the British Council’s office in Kosovo.
Building a stronger civil service in Kosovo
The British Council’s ‘Young Cell Scheme’ has, since 2004, provided Kosovar graduates with the opportunity to participate in postgraduate study programmes in EU universities.
How to update your sector specialism on CMIS
The consultant’s database (CMIS) has been improved in order to make important enhancements to the system. Take a look at our simple step-by-step guide to help you make updates.