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EVENT: Global E-Commerce - Breaking Barriers to Inclusivity

Date: Tuesday, 6 October 2015         Time: 08.30 am – 5.30 pm         Venue: Cambridge, TBC


We are proud tE-Commerce invite plain FINAL VERSION3o collaborate with the UN Conference for Trade and Development, and eNovation4D to bring you this symposium on E-Commerce.

This event brings together participants from government, academia, business and civil society to discuss and debate the challenge of achieving greater inclusivity and development gains from global e-commerce.

It is expected to generate a set of concrete actions aimed at breaking down present barriers to inclusivity in the domain of online commerce.

For more information or to book your place, visit the event page.


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Join our Team this Autumn!


Want to work for a dynamic charity sector organisation based in Cambridge? We are recruiting! 

We have a range of internship & volunteering opportunities available including:

  1. Communications Officer
  2. Events & Projects Officer
  3. Finance & Book-keeping Officer
  4. Network & Membership Officer
  5. Resource & Administration Officer

Deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday 23 September 2015.

More detailed information on each role’s criteria can be found here:

We hope to see you in October!

Water quality and portable water purification methods in Tanzania

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We are delighted to announce that the Humanitarian Centre will be hosting the blog of the travels of two Cambridge PhD students working on testing water quality and portable water purification methods in Tanzania.

Mike Coto and Hajime Shinohara are working in the town of Vingunguti, in the Ilala district of the Dar es Salaam Region for 3 weeks in August 2015. They are undertaking a general assessment of the water quality in the area, which will be followed by testing the suitability of various water purification systems.  This project is kindly supported by the The Smart Village Initiative (

For regular updates on the incredible work of Mike and Hajime, click here.

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