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Round Table Events

A series of round table events took place across the world, as the Manifesto was being drafted. The discussions helped to inform the writing of the Manifesto. Video, audio and reports from the round tables were featured in the Multimedia Manifesto. This section features all the reports, media and other information from the events.

2nd students roundtable

Science, Society and Development MA students at the Institute of Development Studies and SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research took part in a Manifesto roundtable on 20 January 2010. The roundtable was convened by Elisa Arond of the STEPS Centre.


The presentations from the roundtable can be viewed or downloaded on Slideshare.

General science and technology – local
Energy concerns in Nepal
What words describe your ideal future?

China workshop: Presentations and report

UK-China Innovation Workshop for Sustainable and Equitable Development
School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing
19 March 2010

Workshop report

>> UK-China workshop report (PDF, 452kb) by Dr Adrian Ely, STEPS Centre


This page includes links to the speakers’ presentations on our Slideshare, where you can view or download them.

Films and photos from the day are also available.

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China – video and photos

Video and photos from a workshop held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, on 19 March 2010, entitled “UK-China Innovation for Sustainability & Equitable Development”.

Speakers’ presentations from the day are also available to view or download.

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Marathmoli roundtables: reports

The Marathmoli roundtable process took place in Maharashtra, India in March and April 2010. (Marathmoli Maharashtra Women’s Net is an information network and support service for women and other marginalised people of Maharashtra.)

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Zimbabwe Roundtable

On 5 March 2010 in Harare, the Southern Africa office of Practical Action ran a Manifesto roundtable. The aim was to discuss innovation, sustainability and development from their national perspective and to share their ideas with the world.

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List of all the Roundtables

Over the past year, 20 roundtables were hosted across four continents. Here’s a list of all of them, including links to outputs from the roundtables (video, photos and written reports) where we have them.

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