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A big ‘THANK YOU’ to Najib Ahmed of Radio Power99 and Dr Inam Leghari, head of the Anthropology Department at Quaid e Azam University, Islamabad and all the passionate students in attendance for inviting me to talk on this critically important subject in our fast changing world.
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Great to have been invited to Beaconhouse-Newlands, Lahore to speak and share a panel discussion at their School of Tomorrow Conference no. XV, entitled ‘GUARDIANS of the FUTURE’. 

Talked on the critical and massive subject, “Environmental Sustainability & Climate Action: Too Little, Too Late?”, exploring the relationship between environmental degradation, climate change and human activity. 

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LECTURING TO PRE AND POST GRADUATE TOURISM & HOSPITALITY STUDENTS AT KOHSAR UNIVERSITY, MURREE, PAKISTAN - 22 MAY 2022

Subject was 'LEADERSHIP - AN AWSOME RESPONSIBILITY' and I addressed the role of the leader in the changing times of the industry in Pakistan, with a particular focus on the Environment, Pollution, Global Warming and Climate Change.
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VICE CHANCELLORS' CONFERENCE 2022 
“PARADIGM SHIFT IN HIGHER EDUCATION - HACKATHON PLANNING FOR FUTURE”
KOHSAR UNIVERSITY, MURREE, PAKISTAN -
29October to 01 November 2022

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Presented on the challenging topic of 'The Role of the Media in Promoting Science Diplomacy'. How the media can assist in gathering relevant stakeholders to address the many challenges facing nations and organisations within them to find solutions.  
Many thanks to VC Prof Dr Habib Bokhari for the invitation and to the Honourable Chancellor and Governor of the Punjab, Engineer Muhammad Baligh-Ur-Rehman. 

Presentation following Key Note Speech at the conference in Rawalpindi 
"Sustainable Mountain Tourism and Sports" - December 2021
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The Mombasa Lectures
- January 2020 -

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Finding solutions to the plight of Mombasa’s disenfranchised youth was the highly anticipated theme of Charles Barker’s seminars on Friday evening. The first presentation was to a crowd of hundreds of young men and women, whose future employment and prospects of achieving their true potential are uncertain. Practical advice was proposed and a realistic approach to moving forward was discussed and vigorously debated afterwards. 

The proposal hinged critically on the involvement of Mombasa’s regional government and senior business community, and it was to a large gathering of them that the second presentation advocated the benefits of engagement with the bright, energized and enthusiastic young people. 

 

The uniquely creative solutions presented under the banner of “MAKE IT HAPPEN”, were discussed late into the night, emphasising that this is clearly a potent issue. The seminars were a great success and have resulted in a register being created to facilitate the engagement of the two groups.

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"International hotelier and hospitality expert Charles Barker, Chairman of Hospitality Support and Consultancy Services, and established lecturer on practical management, addressed the subject of Effective Leadership, and uniquely presented the subject in the context of his personal experiences and, as he put it, “learning through the school of hard knocks.” The talk really captured the audience’s imagination and was hugely well received, judging by the repeated applause at the conclusion of his address."