Skip to content Chris Trott
UK Ambassador to South Sudan
Part of UK in South Sudan
4th June 2020 Juba, South Sudan
When it comes to vaccines and access to healthcare we must think and act beyond COVID-19Today the UK is hosting the Global Vaccine Summit to raise money and awareness for Gavi, the vaccine alliance. Gavi is key in the global and local COVID-19 response, supporting countries to invest in preparedness and response, working with global partners on a vaccine, and ensuring that when a vaccine is available, all countries can access it.
The immediate and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic will be devastating in South Sudan where 7.5 million people already need humanitarian assistance. During this global pandemic we are reminded that work on vaccines is more important than ever. However, it is critical that we continue to prioritise healthcare and vaccines beyond the scope of COVID-19.
The World Health Organisation, UNICEF and Gavi have recently released fresh global warn..
Skip to content Bob Last
Deputy Head, UK Mission Political Team
30th July 2020 Geneva, Switzerland
Councils Completed These are such strange days. We still don’t know if this will prove to be a painful but relatively short-lived episode of global distress or if we’re in this for the much longer haul. Will we look back on this as a defining moment of international cooperation to overcome one of the greatest health challenges in human history? Or will future evolutionary palaeontologists look back on this period with fascination, as the point at which humans began to develop opposable digits on their elbows to overcome tricky door handles without using their hands?
Since the Council went on hold in March, the world has become so profoundly different in so many ways that I’ve been finding any element of pre-COVID familiarity quite comforting. So having the Council go about its business over the last two months has been reassuringly exhausting.
For those who haven’t been following closely..
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Falkland Islands Advisor. 12-month fixed term contract. Deadline for applications is 23 December 2018.
Main purpose of job:To represent the interests of the Falkland Islands in Uruguay and Chile. Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, the primary responsibility is to develop and maintain strong business, academic and civil society contacts in Uruguay and Chile and to identify opportunities for trade, investment and employment. The role also supports Falkland Islands outreach activities, particularly with respect to developing stronger ties with key influencers in the region.Roles and responsibilities:This position reports to the Director of Policy and Economic Development in the Falkland Islands and will integrate with the Falkland Islands’ economic development team, requiring regular visits to the Falkland Islands. Working with Falklands Islands, the incumbent will agree key performance objectives and deliverables. As an employee co-located in the British Em..