Thursday, 27 May 2010 12:42
On 10th of April 2010, INDIA800 Foundation launched its official campaign to persuade public funders that their investment into neglected diseases should not lead to a “hoarding of knowledge”, but rather it should be placed into the public domain. We strongly believe that the scientific community should be working as one to make an impact on neglected diseases.
Widening access to politics
Thursday, 27 May 2010 12:46
Politics is extremely difficult to break into, that applies for every marginalised section of society. There is no clear career path into party politics. This is something that has been of great concern to EMF for some time. EMF is in the early stages of scoping the viability of a new “Academy for Political Office” to build capacity for those from under-privileged and under-represented backgrounds to break into politics. The academy would be non-partisan, and focus on building the skills required for success in modern British politics.
UK Online - ‘Get Started’ Campaign 2003
Thursday, 21 January 2010 08:30
As part of the Government’s initiative to enable public access to Internet technology, EMF undertook a range of initiatives to encourage minority ethnic individuals to experience the benefits of going online, including road shows at street markets across the country, mobile internet buses providing free Internet beginner sessions on board and free prize competitions to encourage people of all ages to have fun while learning.
London Energy and SWEB Energy - ‘Energy Savers’ Campaign 2004
Thursday, 21 January 2010 08:27
In response to the persistent problem of ‘fuel poverty’, which disproportionally affects minority ethnic and disadvantaged groups; EMF – in partnership with London Energy and SWEB Energy – launched the ‘Energy Savers’ Campaign in 2004.