Chatham House (110)

What to Know About the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

26 May 2017Michael Edelstein outlines what the global health community has learned since the last outbreak and the key elements of the current response. Michael Edelstein Consultant Research Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security A Congolese Ministry of Health leaflet on Ebola. Photo: Getty ...

Advancing Accountability and Constitutionalism in South Africa

Research Event 21 Jun 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector, Republic of South Africa Chatham House, London Africa Programme Register Interest In 2016, the Office of the Public Protector investigated alleged improper and ...

Waiting to Disappear: International Standards for the Protection of the Rights of Persons with Albinism

Research Event 8 Jun 2017 - 17:30 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Ikponwosa Ero, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinismJake Epelle, Founder, The Albino FoundationMuluka Miti-Drummond, Senior Programme Lawyer, International Bar ...

Kenya Elections 2017: Prospects for a Credible Process

Research Event 15 Jun 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Dr Gabrielle Lynch, Associate Professor, University of WarwickSolomon Mugera, Regional Editor, BBC Africa, BBC World ServiceChair: Dr Josephine Ojiambo, Deputy Secretary-General , Commonwealth Secretariat ...

Central and Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa: Prospects for Sustained Re-engagement

Research Event 6 Jun 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Speaker: Dr Stefan Cibian, Academy Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham HouseChair: Tighisti Amare, Manager, Africa Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Africa Programme, Africa and the Changing Balance of ...

Fossil Fuels Expert Roundtable: Disruptive Energy Futures

Invitation Only Research Event 8 Jun 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Amory Lovins, Co-founder, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute Chatham House, London Energy, Environment and Resources Department, Fossil Fuels Expert Roundtable During ...

The Forgotten Jihadists: the Resurgence of Al Qaeda?

Members 30 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Adrian Levy, Co-Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin LadenCathy Scott-Clark, Co-Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin Laden Register Register Since the death of their founder, Osama Bin ...

The Forgotten Jihadists: the Resurgence of Al Qaeda?

Members 30 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Adrian Levy, Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin LadenCathy Scott-Clark, Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin Laden Register Register Since the death of their founder, Osama Bin Laden ...

Trump's America: What Does the World Think?

Members 28 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Bruce Stokes, Director Global Economic Attitudes, Pew Research Center Register Register Following the election of President Donald Trump, how is the US perceived by the global public and how does ...

Are the SDGs More Than Goals?

Members 29 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Dr Jason Hickel, Anthropology and Development, LSELord McConnell, Co-Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group SDGsJessica Toale, Executive Director, Centre for Development ResultsChair: Elizabeth ...

Global Britain: How Can the UK Stay Relevant on the World Stage?

Members 27 Jun 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Chair, British Library; Adviser, Central Policy Review Staff, Cabinet Office Dame Mariot Leslie, HM Diplomatic Service ; Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham ...

Financial Crises and the Failure of Economics

Research Event 27 Jun 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Richard Bookstaber, Writer, The End of Theory: Financial Crises, the Failure of Economics, and the Sweep of Human Interaction Chatham House, London International Economics Department Register Interest The global ...

India and the Indian Ocean: Challenges and Opportunities

Research Event 7 Jun 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of Naval Staff, Indian Navy Chair: Alex Vines, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law; Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Asia Programme, Security ...

Central and Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa: Prospects for Sustained Re-engagement

24 May 2017 Stefan Cibian Academy Fellow, Africa Programme Growing instability in both regions may diminish the appetite and possibility of maintaining engagement. Parliamentarians from the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific group of nations hold talks with their EU counterparts, Budapest Congress and ...

Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral Politics

Research Event 2 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Dr Anders Themnér, Senior Researcher, Nordic Africa Institute; Editor, Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral PoliticsDr Alex Vines OBE, Research Director, Area Studies and International ...

Five Ways for Europe to Set a Course Towards Progress and Growth

24 May 2017With some good economic news and a distracted Donald Trump, European leaders have a rare window to deliver on economic reforms. Dr Christopher Smart Twitter Whitehead Senior Fellow, US and the Americas Programme Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela ...

The Economic Future of Latin America and the Caribbean

Director's Breakfast Briefing 13 Jun 2017 - 08:00 to 09:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Jorge Familiar, Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank The Latin America and Caribbean Region is expected to emerge gradually from six years of recession ...

The Political Economy of Universal Health Coverage

Invitation Only Research Event 6 Jun 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Centre on Global Health Security, Universal Health Coverage Policy Forum Universal Health Coverage is achieved when everybody receives the health services they need without ...

Establishing a Global Coordination Mechanism for Research and Development to Prevent and Respond to Epidemics

Invitation Only Research Event 10 Nov 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00 Carlton House Terrace, London Meeting Summarypdf | 89.75 KB Centre on Global Health Security Body Coordinated and proactive research and development efforts, before and during epidemics, are needed to save lives and prevent global health ...

India and the Indian Ocean: Challenges and Opportunities

Invitation Only Research Event 7 Jun 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of Naval Staff, Indian Navy Chair: Alex Vines, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law; Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Asia ...

Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral Politics

Research Event 2 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Anders Themnér, Senior Researcher, Nordic Africa Institute; Editor, Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral PoliticsDr Alex Vines OBE, Research Director, Area Studies and International ...

Establishing a Global Coordination Mechanism for Research and Development to Prevent and Respond to Epidemics

Invitation Only Research Event 10 Nov 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00 Carlton House Terrace, London Centre on Global Health Security Body Coordinated and proactive research and development efforts, before and during epidemics, are needed to save lives and prevent global health crises. Mandated by its member ...

The Era of Artificial Intelligence: How Will It Affect Your Industry?

Corporate Members 7 Jun 2017 - 12:15 to 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Elizabeth Quintana, Senior Research Fellow, Futures and Technology, RUSIFurther speakers to be announced Register Register Improvements in machine learning and artificial intelligence are ...

Cyber Security and Nuclear Security: Addressing Risks and Implementing Solutions

Invitation Only Research Event 3 Jul 2017 - 09:30 to 17:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London International Security Department, Cyber and Nuclear Security This meeting is part of a series in a project that aims to address reducing the risk of cyber threats to civil ...

Planning for Post-Brexit Britain's Place on the Global Stage

19 May 2017The UK's decision to leave the EU will lead to a major recalibration of the country's foreign policy, for which creative thinking must start now. Georgina Wright Research Assistant and Coordinator, Europe Programme Professor Richard G Whitman Twitter Associate Fellow, Europe Programme Art ...

Coping with Gray Zone Situations: Japan's Strategy and Challenges

Invitation Only Research Event 30 Jun 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Céline Pajon, Research Fellow, Center for Asian Studies, Institut Français des Relations Internationals Chair: John Nilsson-Wright, Senior Research Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House Chatham ...

The Way Forward for Yemen: Saudi Perspectives

Research Event 24 May 2017 - 09:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo The Royal Society, London Middle East and North Africa Programme Register Interest As a state of emergency is declared in Sanaa, prospects for ending the Yemen conflict face persisting political and security ...

The Internet of Things Will Be Even More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

18 May 2017As more smart devices with weak or no security connect to the internet, the world will become more exposed to attacks like the ransomware that hit Britain's NHS. Hannah Bryce Assistant Head, International Security A lock screen from the the WannaCry ransomware attack. Photo: Getty Images. ...

Focus on Refugees Risks Neglecting the Internally Displaced

18 May 2017Concern for the plight of people who have sought sanctuary in other states has been matched by a neglect of those who are unable to leave their own countries and who are beyond the reach of aid agencies. Dr Jeff Crisp Twitter Associate Fellow, International Law Programme Children of ...

Chatham House Primer: The Price of Oil

Members Primers 12 Jun 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Bob McNally, President, The Rapidan Group; Special Assistant to the President on the National Economic Council ; Senior Director for International Energy, National Security Council ; ...

Chatham House Forum: Is Transparency Good for Democracy?

Members Chatham House Forum 5 Jun 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Ivan Krastev, Chairman, Center for Liberal Strategies Sofia; Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences Vienna; Author, In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We ...

150 Days of Donald Trump

Corporate Members Nominees Breakfast Briefing Partners and Major Corporates 20 Jun 2017 - 08:00 to 09:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Associate Fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham HouseChair: Dr Jacob Parakilas, Deputy Head, US ...

A Taboo Still Surrounds the Legacy of Nuclear Testing

17 May 2017It's time to start talking about the long-lasting effects of nuclear weapons tests. Dr Beyza Unal Twitter Research Fellow, Nuclear Weapons Policy, International Security Department Aboriginal elder Eileen Kampakuta Brown, joint winner of the 2003 Goldman Environmental Prize for her ...

Brexit, Trump and the Future of the Transatlantic Alliance

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Jun 2017 - 08:15 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Former UK Ambassador to the United States ; Former UK Permanent Representative to the EU Chair: Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House Chatham House, London Europe ...

The Future of American Power

Members 22 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Thomas Wright, Director, Project on International Order and Strategy, Brookings InstitutionChair: Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Associate Fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House Register ...

Chatham House Debate: Does 'Fake News' Matter?

Members 13 Jun 2017 - 18:00 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Yes:Dr Clare Birchall, Senior Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Culture, King's College LondonSimon Milner, Director, Public Policy, FacebookNo:Rasmus Klein Nielsen, Director of Research, ...

Angola Forum 2017: Economic Diversification, Development and Strengthening Democracy

30 May 2017 - 16:00 to 1 Jun 2017 - 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo 30 May 2017: 16:00 – 18:45 , Berlin1 June 2017: 09:00 – 13:30 , London Africa Programme, Angola Project Register Interest Angola became over-dependent on oil to fund its post-conflict growth. Low oil ...

Can Liberal Foreign Policy Survive a Politics of Fear?

Lord Garden Memorial Lecture Members 22 Jun 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Europe Spokesperson, Liberal Democrats; Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ; Leader, Liberal Democrats Chair: Robin Niblett CMG, ...

Israel Risks a Brutal Intifada If It Lets Palestinian Hunger Strikers Die

05 May 2017The Israeli government and Marwan Barghouti, the leader of the striking prisoners, are playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Dr Neil Quilliam Twitter Senior Research Fellow; Project Director, Syria and Its Neighbours Policy Initiative An illustration of Marwan Barghouti at Qalandia ...

US Relations with Russia: Realism, Reality and American National Interests

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Jun 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Celeste Wallander, President and CEO, US Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law Russia and Eurasia Programme, US and the Americas Programme Moscow ...

Professor David Cutts

Associate Fellow, Europe ProgrammeSummaryDavid Cutts is a professor in Political Science in the University of Birmingham. He previously worked at the University of Manchester and the University of Bath. After being awarded a prestigious Simon Research Fellowship in the University of Manchester, he ...

Moving Beyond the Stalemate: Rebuilding EU-Turkey Relations After Turkey's Constitutional Referendum

Invitation Only Research Event 26 May 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Bahadir Kaleagasi, Secretary-General, TUSIAD Chair: Fadi Hakura, Associate Fellow and Manager, Turkey Project, Europe Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Europe Programme President ...

Launch: Hoffmann Centre for Sustainable Resource Economy

Invitation Only Research Event 18 May 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Reducing resource use and safeguarding environmental security, while delivering human prosperity, is the defining challenge of our age. This event marks the official launch ...

Big Tests Ahead for South Korea's New Leader Moon Jae-in

11 May 2017The outcome of South Korea's presidential contest, while not quite an electoral landslide, certainly represents a seismic shift in the country's political centre of gravity. Dr John Nilsson-Wright Senior Research Fellow, Asia Programme 10 May: Moon Jae-In greets supporters after his ...

Brexit: Implications for EU–China Relations

Project: Asia Programme11 May 2017 Dr Tim Summers Senior Consulting Fellow, Asia Programme For Beijing, the EU–China relationship will take priority over UK–China ties – with China’s relative focus on Germany becoming even more significant. Containers are loaded onto a ...

Moldova's Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It.

10 May 2017A proposal to change to a mixed electoral system in Moldova would entrench corruption and harm the young democracy. EU and other Western governments should use their economic clout to stop it. Cristina Gherasimov Twitter Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme The ...

Mobilizing People and Power in Russia

Invitation Only Research Event 5 Jun 2017 - 09:30 to 12:45Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Wayne Allensworth, Independent AnalystDonald Jensen, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International StudiesDavid Pendall, ...

Staying Connected: Key Elements for UK–EU27 Energy Cooperation After Brexit

Project: Europe Programme, Energy, Environment and Resources Department10 May 2017Read Online Antony Froggatt Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Georgina Wright Research Assistant and Coordinator, Europe Programme Download PDF Matthew LockwoodSenior Research Fellow, Energy ...

Putin's 'Safe Zones' in Syria Are Nothing of the Kind

09 May 2017Far from a breakthrough, the Astana agreement is a thinly veiled pretext to increase Russian and Iranian influence. Dr Lina Khatib Twitter Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme Although the agreement on the establishment of ‘de-escalation areas’ in Syria, signed by ...

What Does Emmanuel Macron's Victory Mean for Europe and for Brexit?

09 May 2017His win in the French presidential election has been greeted with relief and enthusiasm across Europe but is a mixed blessing for Theresa May. Quentin Peel Associate Fellow, Europe Programme Georgina Wright Research Assistant and Coordinator, Europe Programme 7 May: Emmanuel Macron ...