Chatham House (99)

Strengthening SMEs and Expanding Employment in Africa: Diaspora Engagement and Investment

Research Event 26 Jul 2017 - 16:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Hon Captain Momodu Pat-Sowe, Minister of Trade and Industry, Republic of Sierra LeoneHE Yamina Karitanyi, High Commissioner for the Republic of Rwanda to the United KingdomVictor Adeleke, Deputy Head, Industry, ...

Growing Businesses of Scale in Sub-Saharan Africa: Job Creation, Innovation and Industrialization

Research Event 11 Sep 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme Register Interest Governments and the private sector must work together if the inclusive and sustainable growth and employment objective of the Sustainable Development ...

Book Launch: Making Africa Work

Research Event 8 Sep 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria ; Chairperson, African Union Dr Greg Mills, Director, Brenthurst FoundationChair: Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Shadow UK Foreign Secretary Chatham ...

Strengthening SMEs and Expanding Employment in Africa: Diaspora Engagement and Investment

Research Event 26 Jul 2017 - 16:00 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Hon Captain Momodu Pat-Sowe, Minister of Trade and Industry, Republic of Sierra LeoneHE Yamina Karitanyi, High Commissioner for the Republic of Rwanda to the United KingdomVictor Adeleke, Deputy Head, Industry, ...

Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince Promises Reforms to Everything Except Politics

24 July 2017Mohammed bin Salman feels no pressure to reform his country's politics – but the opposition he faces won't be muted forever. Jane Kinninmont Twitter Deputy Head and Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme Mohammed bin Salman arrives for a GCC Economic and ...

Zimbabwe's Future: A New Opposition Perspective

Research Event 26 Jul 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Dr Nkosana Moyo, Leader, Alliance for People's Agenda Chair: Dr Alex Vines OBE, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law; Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Africa Programme ...

The Annual Russia Lecture: The Role of Energy Resources in Russia's Future

Members 12 Sep 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Thane Gustafson, Professor of Political Science, Georgetown UniversityChair: John Lough, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Register Register Russia's energy wealth has ...

Facing Brexit: Ireland, Northern Ireland and the EU

20 July 2017Simon Coveney, Republic of Ireland minister for foreign affairs and trade, speaks with Jason Naselli about his government's approach to the border, the Conservative/DUP deal and the 'Brexit bill'. Simon Coveney. Photo: Chatham House. What is the Irish government’s preferred ...

Egypt Policy Initiative

This project aims to evaluate the implementation and impact of current governance and institutional reforms on Egypt's economy. The Egypt policy initiative is a discrete project that aims to evaluate the implementation and impact of current governance and institutional reforms on Egypt's economy. ...

Benue State Launch - Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

Research Event 28 Sep 2017 - 11:00 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Leena Koni Hoffmann, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House; Report Author Makurdi, Benue State, Federal Republic of Nigeria Africa Programme, Nigeria Project The detrimental effect of corruption in ...

Sokoto State Launch - Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

Research Event 11 Sep 2017 - 11:00 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Leena Koni Hoffmann, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House; Report AuthorRaj Patel, PhD Candidate, Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; Report Author Sokoto, Sokoto State, Federal ...

Adamawa State Launch - Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

Research Event 6 Sep 2017 - 11:00 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Leena Koni Hoffmann, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House; Report AuthorRaj Patel, PhD Candidate, Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; Report Author Yola, Adamawa State, Federal ...

Enugu State Launch - Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

Research Event 1 Sep 2017 - 11:00 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Leena Koni Hoffmann, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House; Report AuthorRaj Patel, PhD Candidate, Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; Report Author Enugu, Enugu State, Federal ...

Rivers State Launch - Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

Research Event 29 Aug 2017 - 11:00 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Leena Koni Hoffmann, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House; Report AuthorRaj Patel, PhD Candidate, Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; Report Author Port Harcourt, Rivers State, ...

Oil Price and Russian Pressure Put Azerbaijan's Strategic Gas Project at Risk

19 July 2017The Southern Gas Corridor has come under stress from faltering finances and competing energy initiatives. Zaur ShiriyevAcademy Associate Trans Adriatic Pipeline construction site in Alexandroupoli. Photo: Getty Images. The Southern Gas Corridor, a $45 billion dollar pipeline project ...

China, Liu Xiaobo and the New Reality of Human Rights

19 July 2017Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Nobel laureate and human rights campaigner, died on 13 July while serving an 11-year prison sentence for 'subversion'. Steve Tsang tells Jason Naselli that the reaction to Liu's death reflects the growing confidence of the Chinese government that it can ignore Western ...

Investment Treaties: A Debate over Sovereignty, Trade, Development and Human Rights

Research Event 11 Oct 2017 - 18:00 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Stephen Fietta, Principal, FiettaEmilie Gonin, Barrister, Doughty Street ChambersGuillaume Long, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Ecuador to the United Nations OfficeProfessor Makane Mbengue, ...

Mapping Libya's War Economy

This fieldwork-based research initiative seeks to map and understand the development of a war economy that is undermining peace efforts and fuelling state disintegration in Libya.Libya suffers from an interlinked political, security and economic crisis that is weakening state institutions, damaging ...

Public Health Africa Policy Forum

This project aims to provide evidence-based policy options for relevant and appropriate sustainable health solutions in Africa.Despite the notable progress made in improving population health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa over the past two decades, considerable health challenges remain throughout ...

Investment Treaties: A Debate over Sovereignty, Trade, Development and Human Rights

Research Event 11 Oct 2017 - 18:00 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Stephen Fietta, Principal, FiettaEmilie Gonin, Barrister, Doughty StreetGuillaume Long, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Ecuador to the United Nations OfficeProfessor Makane Mbengue, Associate ...

Annual Review 2016–17

Sovereignty and InterdependenceGeopolitics and Instability Delivering Global Public Goods18 July 2017 Download PDF Explore the institute's output, activities and achievements from the past year examining sovereignty and interdependence, geopolitics and instability, and the delivery of global public ...

A Retreat from Globalism? Anglo-Japanese Cooperation in an Era of Nationalism

Invitation Only Research Event 18 Sep 2017 - 09:45 to 19 Sep 2017 - 14:45Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Speakers include:Chan Heng Chee, Chairman, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Ambassador of Singapore to ...

Iran Forum

The Iran Forum seeks to increase understanding of Iran’s political, economic and foreign policy progression after the nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the countries of the P5+1. Despite the successful implementation and continued compliance of the nuclear agreement, Iran’s ...

Making Refugee Aid Add Up in Greece

13 July 2017As other countries affected by the refugee crisis are finding, only by taking the long view can Greece make sure that some of the aid leaves a legacy. Glada Lahn Twitter Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Fotini RantsiouIndependent Humanitarian Consultant The ...

State, Society and Social Media in the GCC

Invitation Only Research Event 27 Mar 2017 - 10:30 to 28 Mar 2017 - 14:00 The Graduates Society, Kuwait City, Kuwait Meeting Summarypdf | 168.12 KB Middle East and North Africa Programme, Future Trends in the GCC Body In a period of almost unprecedented economic and social change in the GCC, more ...

Service Delivery in the Refugee Camps of Greece: Improving Delivery and Strengthening Resilience

Research Event 8 Nov 2016 - 00:15 to 9 Nov 2016 - 00:15 Athens, Greece Meeting Summary - Service Delivery in the Refugee Camps of Greece.pdfpdf | 487.17 KB Energy, Environment and Resources Department Body Nearly two years since the crisis in Syria vastly increased the numbers arriving on Greek ...

Ireland, Northern Ireland and the EU

Invitation Only Research Event 20 Jul 2017 - 08:15 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of IrelandChair: Quentin Peel, Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Europe Programme The ...

Making Refugee Aid Add Up in Greece

13 July 2017As other countries affected by the refugee crisis are finding, only by taking the long view can Greece make sure that some of the aid leaves a legacy. Glada Lahn Twitter Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Fotini RantsiouIndependent Humanitarian Consultant Pikpa ...

State, Society and Social Media in the GCC

Invitation Only Research Event 27 Mar 2017 - 10:30 to 28 Mar 2017 - 14:00 The Graduates Society, Kuwait City, Kuwait Middle East and North Africa Programme, Future Trends in the GCC Body In a period of almost unprecedented economic and social change in the GCC, more and more people from the region ...

The UAE View of the GCC Crisis: What Happened and What Happens Next?

Members 17 Jul 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London HE Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, United Arab EmiratesChair: Adam Ward, Deputy Director, Chatham House The Emirati minister of foreign ...

Yemen: Reconstruction and Dialogue

This project focuses on the political, economic and social drivers and consequences of Yemen’s civil war.Chatham House’s Middle East and North Africa Programme has been a leading centre of research and dialogue on Yemen since the formation of its Yemen Forum, which ran from 2010 to 2013, ...

The UAE View of the GCC Crisis: What Happened and What Happens Next?

Members 17 Jul 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London HE Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, United Arab EmiratesChair: Adam Ward, Deputy Director, Chatham House Enter Ballot Enter Ballot The ...

The Gulf Crisis: Why it Happened and What Happens Next?

Members 17 Jul 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London HE Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, United Arab EmiratesChair: Adam Ward, Deputy Director, Chatham House Enter Ballot Enter Ballot The ...

Professor Katherine Morton

Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and ResourcesSummaryKatherine Morton is a specialist on China and international relations with a particular focus on transnational security, global governance, environment and climate change, and international norms. Her research addresses China’s role in ...

Security and Stability on the New Silk Road

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Jul 2017 - 11:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Cao Jiahan, Research Fellow, Shanghai Institutes of International StudiesIgor Denisov, Senior Research Fellow, Center for East Asian and SCO Studies, Institute for ...

Iraq Initiative

The Iraq Initiative is a fieldwork-based policy programme that rethinks the cycle of failure and repair undermining efforts to build and secure the state in Iraq.This project employs a new theoretical model of analysis to tackle the root causes of state failure in an effort to reach more nuanced ...

Total's Iran Deal Gives Rouhani Space to Push Reform

05 July 2017The time is now for European governments and international companies to ignore distractions from Washington and the Gulf countries and encourage economic reform in Tehran. Dr Sanam Vakil Twitter Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme Dr Neil Quilliam Twitter Senior ...

North Korea Missile Test Exposes How Trump Has Overplayed His Hand

05 July 2017By bringing Alaska within range of Pyongyang's weapons, the new test is an unambiguous game-changer in both symbolical and practical terms. Dr John Nilsson-Wright Senior Research Fellow, Asia Programme Donald Trump welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the White House on 30 ...

Berlin Launch - Europe's Future: What Do the Public and the Elite Really Think?

Invitation Only Research Event 5 Jul 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00 ProjektZentrum Stiftung Mercator, Neue Promenade 6 Berlin, Germany Europe Programme, Contested Legitimacy in Europe Event participants Thomas Raines, Research Fellow and Manager, Europe Programme, Chatham HouseJosef Janning, Head and Senior ...

Cameroon's Anglophone Regions: Crisis and Responses

Research Event 11 Jul 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Dr Richard Moncrieff, Central Africa Project Director, International Crisis Group Chatham House, London Africa Programme Register Interest The English-speaking southwest and northwest regions of Cameroon have ...

Berlin Launch - Europe's Future: What Do the Public and the Elite Really Think?

Invitation Only Research Event 5 Jul 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00 ProjektZentrum Stiftung Mercator, Neue Promenade 6 Berlin, Germany Thomas Raines, Research Fellow and Manager, Europe Programme, Chatham HouseJosef Janning, Head and Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR Berlin Office Europe Programme, Contested ...

Security and Stability on the New Silk Road

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Jul 2017 - 11:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Cao Jiahan, Research Fellow, Shanghai Institutes of International StudiesIgor Denisov, Senior Research Fellow, Center for East Asian and SCO Studies, Institute for International Studies, ...

Iraq After the Fall of ISIS: The Struggle for the State

Project: Middle East and North Africa Programme04 July 2017 Dr Renad Mansour Twitter Academy Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme Download PDF In the absence of a representative and accountable government and state institutions, attempts to forge a strong Iraqi nation are doomed to fail. ...

Berlin Launch - Europe's Future: What Do the Public and the Elite Really Think?

Invitation Only Research Event 5 Jul 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo ProjektZentrum Stiftung Mercator, Neue Promenade 6 Berlin, Germany Thomas Raines, Research Fellow and Manager, Europe Programme, Chatham HouseJosef Janning, Head and Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR ...

Contributors 93: 4

July 2017, Volume 93, Number 4Related documentsContributors 93: 4pdf | 37.94 KB

Book reviews section 93: 4

The International Affairs book reviews section covers the latest scholarship across the whole field of international relations: from the theoretical to the policy-focused and from the regional to the global. In this issue, academic experts and practitioners review 35 newly published works. To read ...

Index of books reviewed 93: 4

July 2017, Volume 93, Number 4Related documentsIndex of books reviewed 93: 4pdf | 28.49 KB

Abstracts 93: 4

July 2017, Volume 93, Number 4Related documentsAbstracts 93: 4pdf | 49.23 KB

Book review essay: The paradoxes of 'new' Turkey: Islam, illiberal democracy and republicanism

Ayla Göl July 2017, Volume 93When the pro-Islamic Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi— AKP) first came to power in 2002, Turkey was described as a shining example of 'the only Muslim democracy' in the Middle East. The AKP has remained in power since then. While some hailed ...

Book review essay: The Mediterranean and its migrants: porous policy for a porous border

Dr Claire Spencer Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme & Second Century Initiative July 2017 , Volume 93The Mediterranean Sea has traditionally been seen as a transit route rather than a border zone, yet the upsurge in migration from the Mediterranean's southern shores into ...