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Announcement: UK announces approach to preventing mass atrocities

 

 

The Jo Cox Foundation believe this policy is a vital and hugely positive step for UK contributions to atrocity prevention, in line with Jo's views on preventing violence and protecting people around the world. 


Announcement: Statement on the third anniversary of Jo's murder

 

 

Speaking on the third anniversary of the murder of the MP Jo Cox, her sister has called for the country to unite and celebrate the many positive things we share and remember all that we have in common.


Update: Intimidation in public life: a joint approach to tackling intimidation

 

Lord Evans, Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, has today written to the leaders of all Westminster parties to say that The Jo Cox Foundation will act as independent support in efforts to agree a cross-party approach to tackling intimidation.


Blog: Jo Cox paid with her life but politicians now live in daily fear of attack

 

Jacqui Smith, newly appointed chair of the Jo Cox Foundation, has written for the Times on the terrifying levels of intimidation politicians still face, three years on from the Murder of Jo Cox.


Announcement: Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith Appointed to Chair the Jo Cox Foundation

 

 

The Jo Cox Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of the Rt. Hon Jacqui Smith as its new Chair. Jacqui takes over with immediate effect and replaces Nick Grono, who has served the board with great distinction since the Foundation was established.

 

 

Newly appointed Chair Rt Hon Jacqui Smith with CEO Catherine Anderson and Ambassador Kim Leadbeater.

 


Update: The Jo Cox Way 2019

Cyclists from the 2018 Jo Cox Way celebrate at the finishing line

 

The 4th Jo Cox Way bike ride will run from 24th-28th July 2019.

 

Pictured to the left; Cyclists from the 2018 Jo Cox Way celebrate at the finishing line


Blog: My work experience at the Jo Cox Foundation

 

The Jo Cox Foundation is partnered with Speakers for schools and through their S4SNextGen programme offers work experience placements to students across the country. One such student, Bukky, joined us for a week in April and has written a short account of her experience: 


Announcement: Kim Leadbeater's statement on the Christchurch mosque attacks

 

 

A statement from Kim, Jo's sister, on the Christchurch mosque attacks. 

 

 

 

Photo Source: RNZ/Ana Tovey


Blog: Celebrating International Women's Day

Jo and parliamentary friends at the 2016 Macmillan House of Commons vs House of Lords Tug of War, her last public engagement.

 

 

 

How we, at the Jo Cox Foundation, are celebrating International Women's Day in honour of Jo.

 

 

 

 

Jo and parliamentary friends at the 2016 Macmillan House of Commons vs House of Lords Tug of War, her last public engagement.


Blog: Violent threats against MPs put lives and democracy at risk

 

Catherine Anderson, CEO of the Jo Cox Foundation, outlines how the current culture of violence in public life is a risk to both our democracy and the lives of our politicians.