OECD Forum 2018: Distilling the message from the noise

OECD Forum 2018: Distilling the message from the noise

About the OECD Forum, 29 to 30 May 2018 Over two days 3000 attendees came together in Paris to hear some of the 80+ sessions and explore ‘What bring us together?’. Discussions were loosely structured around three central and connected themes: inclusive growth,...
McGuinness Institute Newsletter Issue 19 out now!

McGuinness Institute Newsletter Issue 19 out now!

This newsletter shares our updated work programme, giving you a summary of what we have been doing since our last newsletter in May 2017 and detailing what we hope to achieve before the end of the year. Our work programme this year is focused on the 10 year...
Reaching New Frontiers in Trentham

Reaching New Frontiers in Trentham

Earlier this week Nicholas Shackleton and Isabella Smith (research analysts at the Institute) attended day two of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship’s New Frontiers event. Co-founded by Yoseph Ayele back in 2015, New Frontiers is a global summit that takes place in New...
Prime Minister’s 2018 Summer Reading List

Prime Minister’s 2018 Summer Reading List

The books we have selected for the ‘Prime Minister’s 2018 summer reading list’ denotes the tools, ideas and/or skills we think the Prime Minister of New Zealand might find useful next year. Three high-level ideas shape the books we have selected: Idea 1:...
EDS Conference 2017: Tipping Points

EDS Conference 2017: Tipping Points

On 9 and 10 August 2017 Nicholas Shackleton (intern at the Institute) attended the Environmental Defence Society’s annual conference, titled ‘Tipping Points’ for 2017. Topics including terrestrial habitats, farming, marine habitats, fishing and policy were all covered...
What Next?

What Next?

From 11 June to 15 June Wendy was part of a panel of futurists on the TVNZ show What Next? hosted by John Campbell and Nigel Latta. The show included live viewer voting on key questions and issues, with results displayed in real time and post-show interviews streamed...