UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


IGP: A look back at 2018

21 December 2018

2018 has been a momentous year for us at the Institute for Global Prosperity. Here are some of the highlights


Read our 2018 highlights in full here

Read: UK Launch of the RELIEF Centre at the British Museum in April 2018

Read: The Launch of Prosperity Co-Lab (PROCOL) Kenya in November 2018

Attend: Fast Forward 2030 - our global network that helps facilitate conversation between the small businesses working towards the SDGs. We organise a host of events in London with expert entrepreneurs and in 2018 launched in Lebanon too.

Play: The IGP Prosperity Index Toolkit - a game using cards to design place-based, context-specific stories about prosperity, launched by IGP colleagues at UNFCCC #COP24.

Welcome: Our new members of staff, including Dr Ala'a Shehabi, Prof. Shahzad Ansari, Dr Hanna Baumann, Prof. Heloisa Buarque de Almeida, Prof. Vanessa Castan Broto, Dr Matthew Davies, Ms Yukiko Fujitmoto, Dr Christopher Harker, Prof. Noreena Hertz, Prof. Jacqueline McGlade, Ms. Louise Roberts, Dr Sandra Piesik, Dr Anke Schwittay, Dr Ana Tomicic, Ms Saffron Woodcraft, Pritika Kasliwal and Ana Terol Diez. 

Learn:  About our first series of CPD Short Courses in entrepreneurship and sustainable prosperity, launched in January 2018.

Watch: Professor Henrietta Moore give the Stephen Ellis Annual Lecture "What is Prosperity for Africa?"