Glimpses of My Early Work in Quebec

(Picture-with Professor Chris Bryant and REDOs) I moved to Quebec from Scotland, where I was living at the time, to help develop province wide Community Economic Development and Employment Committees (CEDEC).  There was a Community Table representing the CEDECs and a Government Table representing the Federal Government of Canada. 

A Few of Many Fond Ukrainian Memories

(Picture-in a Ukrainian Hot Tub with friends Ruslan and Roman) During my four years in Ukraine there were many serious moments, much work, but also many warm and happy moments.  In this post I would like to share a few of those warm, some funny moments that will remain with me for ever.  

Election Observing

(Picture-with Election Partner Lorena) My work in Ukraine has led to  opportunities to participate in election observation missions in that country.  The first picture is with my observation partner Lorena Fernandez Alvarez who lives in Spain.  This was during the 2014 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Presidential election mission. 

Working and living in The Gambia

(Picture-with some of my Gambian Family) It has my good fortune to have spent time in The Gambia, first in 2011 when I spent the year there as a United Nations Volunteer working with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs developing a National Economic Plan called the Program for Accelerated Growth and Employment (The […]