International


IARS Becomes Accredited European Voluntary Service Receiving and Sending Institution

IARS Becomes Accredited European Voluntary Service Receiving and Sending Institution

  The IARS International Institute is proud to announce that this week it received accreditation under the European Union’s Erasmus+ to run projects under the European Voluntary Service (EVS). This accreditation means that IARS can now both receive volunteers from other EVS accredited institutions as well as send its own volunteers to other accredited institutions […]

Press Release: European Conference To Address Barriers To Youth Unemployment

Press Release: European Conference To Address Barriers To Youth Unemployment

Youth-led solutions to the problems facing young carers in accessing education, training and employment will be presented at the EU funded 5th IARS Annual International Conference 2017, on 27 April, 2017 (9am – 4pm) at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in London. The conference titled “Youth-led Solutions to Unemployment: The Voices of Young […]

A Youth Led Approach to Radicalisation

A Youth Led Approach to Radicalisation

Professor Theo Gavrielides, IARS’ Founder and Director, claims: “The road that we have taken for security policy and practice is leading to further division and the erosion of our European societal values”. He argues: “Europe is in a democratic deficit perpetuated by a number of challenges such as the economic downturn, fears of security, nationalism and the continuous marginalisation of […]

Press Release: The IARS International Institute celebrates in Parliament 10 yrs of Community-Led Solutions for a Fairer Society

Press Release: The IARS International Institute celebrates in Parliament 10 yrs of Community-Led Solutions for a Fairer Society

Over 100 leading figures in the international research, policy and practice arenas celebrated the 10th anniversary of The IARS International Institute at a prestigious evening reception that took place on the 4th November 2015 at the House of Commons in London. The Institute’s 10 year celebratory Impact Report was also launched at the event, demonstrating […]

To be or not to be… married, that is the question: Emerging perceptions of marriage in Kanungu, Uganda

To be or not to be… married, that is the question: Emerging perceptions of marriage in Kanungu, Uganda

Author: Arti Lad, LSE MSc Gender, Policy and Inequalities student, IARS Communications and Policy Intern In the UK, if a man approached a woman he barely knew and declared his “love” for her, whilst interrogating her with questions such as “how old are you?”, “are you married?” and “do you have any babies”, expecting to receive […]