Chatham House (157)

Trade Scenarios after Brexit: Implications for the UK, the EU and the US

Invitation Only Research Event 12 Dec 2017 - 08:15 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Europe Programme Ambassador Charles Ries, Vice President, RAND InternationalDr Marco Hafner, Senior Economist, RAND Europe For the last 44 years, the UK's trade policy has ...

EU Should Seek Further Reforms Before Offering Membership to Eastern Neighbours

23 November 2017 Cristina Gherasimov Twitter Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme The EU should reiterate firm support for current commitments and for European integration via genuine democratic transformations before promising a path to membership. Agmashenebeli Avenue in ...

Prof Dr Robert Schmucker

Technical University MunichSummaryProf. Dr. -Ing. habil. Robert H. Schmucker has been involved with rockets, missiles and space travel for more than 6 decades and is teaching at the Technical University of Munich since 1971. Already as a young schoolboy he joined the German Rocket Society e.V. and ...

Kristin Schreiber

Director for SME policy and the COSME Programme, European CommissionSummaryKristin Schreiber is the Director in charge of the COSME Programme as well as SME, start-up and scale up policy in DG GROW, the DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SME's of the European Commission. After ...

Rethinking the Sunni Predicament in Iraq

Invitation Only Research Event 1 Dec 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Middle East and North Africa Programme Khamis Al-Khanjar, Secretary General , Arab Project in IraqDhafer Al-Ani, Member of Council of Representatives, Republic of IraqYahya ...

Rising Geopolitical and Geoeconomic Risk and the Populist Challenge: UK and Japanese Perspectives

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Dec 2017 - 09:30 to 15:45Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Tokyo, Japan Asia Programme Keynote speakers include:Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan ; Chairman, Policy Research Council, Liberal Democratic Party of JapanRt Hon. The Lord ...

After Crackdown, Where Does Cambodia Go From Here?

23 November 2017 Dr Champa Patel Twitter Head of Asia Programme In the short term, the country looks unlikely to escape one-party rule. But internal and external pressures on the leadership will continue to build. A man paints over the logo of the Cambodia National Rescue Party at its headquarters ...

Mats Karlsson

Director, Swedish Institute of International AffairsSummaryMats Karlsson is Director of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs . Mr. Karlsson has worked in international development cooperation, the management of global issues and regional integration over thirty years. From 1999 he was in ...

Mugabe's Departure Ushers in a Heady New Era for Zimbabwe

23 November 2017 Dr Knox Chitiyo Associate Fellow, Africa Programme The country is experiencing an almost unprecedented convergence, with traditional political, economic and social fault lines bridged as Zimbabweans make common cause for change. People celebrate Mugabe's resignation in Harare. ...

Foreign Policy Perspectives from the North

Members 4 Dec 2017 - 18:30 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs, NorwayChair: Dame Mariot Leslie DCMG, Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House Register Register Norway's foreign minister will discuss ...

With Deadlines Approaching, Climate Negotiations Adjust to Life Beyond Trump

21 November 2017 Rob Bailey Twitter Research Director, Energy, Environment and Resources Rob Bailey speaks with Gitika Bhardwaj in a two-part interview about the recently concluded round of climate negotiations and the importance of agreeing a Paris 'rulebook' next year. A replica of the Statue of ...

Abandoning the Eastern Partnership Would Be a Terrible Act of Self-Harm for Poland

21 November 2017 Kataryna Wolczuk Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme By turning its back on Poland's leadership role in eastern Europe, the ruling Law and Justice Party is jeopardizing the country's security and its standing in the EU. Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski and ...

China: The Return of Religion after Mao

Research Event 17 Jan 2018 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Asia Programme Ian Johnson, AuthorChair: Kerry Brown, Associate Fellow, Chatham House Register Interest The Communist Party of China has long had an uneasy relationship with religion. Its ...

'Grandfathering' FTAs: What Might Appear Bilateral Is In Fact Trilateral

Research Event 29 Nov 2017 - 17:00 to 18:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Global Economy and Finance Department, UK Trade Policy Observatory Dr Michael Gasiorek, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex, Managing Director of Interanalysis; Member, UK ...

Do We Still Trust the Internet?

Research Event 14 Dec 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London International Security Department Kathy Brown, President and CEO, Internet SocietyMarina Kaljurand, Chair, Global Commission on the Stability of CyberspacePatricia Lewis, Research Director, ...

Andreas Schell

Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Power Systems AGSummaryAndreas Schell has held the position of President of the Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit, Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG and Chairman of the Board of Directors of its subsidiary MTU in Friedrichshafen since ...

Enforcing Nigeria's Anti-People Trafficking Legislation: Challenges Toward Effective Implementation

Invitation Only Research Event 29 Nov 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme, Nigeria Project Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, President, Nigerian Bar AssociationAdeline Dumoulin, Head, Modern Slavery Project, Commonwealth Parliamentary ...

Can We Trust the Internet?

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Dec 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London International Security Department Kathy Brown, President and CEO, Internet SocietyMarina Kaljurand, Chair, Global Commission on the Stability of CyberspacePatricia Lewis, ...

Dr Ben Schreer

Professor in Security Studies and Head of the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie UniversitySummaryDr Ben Schreer is Professor in Security Studies and Head of the Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie University in Sydney. Previous positions included ...

Michael Schmidt

President, British Chamber of Commerce in Germany SummaryMichael Schmidt was born in Münster/Westphalia in 1960. After he studied Economics at university, he worked as Controller and General Manager in various departments of BASF. In 1998, he changed to Veba Oel AG as Head of the Department for ...

How Influential Is China in Zimbabwe?

20 November 2017 Dr Alex Vines OBE Research Director, Area Studies and International Law; Head, Africa Programme A trip to Beijing by Zimbabwe's military chief was a 'normal military exchange', China's foreign ministry said after the army seized power in Harare. Alex Vines examines the extent of ...

Key Political Developments in Belarus

Invitation Only Research Event 29 Nov 2017 - 10:00 to 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Russia and Eurasia Programme Keir Giles, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham HouseAndrey Kazakevich, Director, Institute of Political Studies, ...

Sir Simon Fraser

Deputy Chairman, Chatham House; Adviser, Europe ProgrammeSummarySimon Fraser is managing partner of Flint Global Ltd. Simon previously served as permanent secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and head of the UK Diplomatic Service from August 2010 to July 2015. Prior to that Simon was ...

Democracy and Stability in Turkey

Members 8 Dec 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Kemal Kiliçdaroglu, Chairperson, Republican People's Party , Turkey Register Register The leader of the opposition in Turkey will argue that following the 2016 coup attempt and the subsequent ...

Chatham House Forum: Should Governments Negotiate With Terrorists?

Members Chatham House Forum 6 Dec 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Jonathan Powell, CEO, Inter Mediate; Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Tony Blair ; Author, Talking to Terrorists Register Register 'We do not negotiate with terrorists' is the ...

Innovation or Disruption? Fintech and the Future of Banking

Corporate Members 30 Jan 2018 - 18:30 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Jan Metzger, Global Co-Head, Technology, Corporate and Investment Banking, CitiDr Pinar Ozcan, Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Warwick Business SchoolFurther speakers to be ...

Current Challenges Faced by Central Banks

Corporate Members Director's Breakfast Briefing Partners and Major Corporates 25 Jan 2018 - 08:00 to 09:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department , Bank for International Settlements Central banks are ...

Russia's Domestic and International Predicaments: A Dead End?

Invitation Only Research Event 22 Nov 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Russia and Eurasia Programme, Russia's Domestic Politics, Russian Foreign Policy Andrei Kovalev, Security Council Official, Russian Federation ; Member, Presidential ...

Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Monitoring and Mitigating the Impact on Travel and Tourism

Invitation Only Research Event 17 Nov 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Centre on Global Health Security, Global Health Crises: Monitoring and Reporting Progress towards Preparedness, Strengthening the Implementation of One Health Principles In ...

One Health: Developing Indicators to Monitor Progress toward Implementation

Invitation Only Research Event 16 Nov 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Centre on Global Health Security, Global Health Crises: Monitoring and Reporting Progress towards Preparedness, Strengthening the Implementation of One Health Principles In ...

Global Health Crises: Monitoring and Reporting Progress Towards Preparedness

This project, run together with the Graduate Institute Geneva, assesses the current activities and indicators for monitoring and reporting preparedness for global health crises.In March 2017, an event was co-organized by Chatham House and the Graduate Institute Geneva, where one of the objectives ...

Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy Priorities

Invitation Only Research Event 21 Nov 2017 - 10:30 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Internal Dynamics and External Interests in Central Asia Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is a non-permanent member of the UN Security ...

Russia and the West: Approaches to the Shared Neighbourhood

Invitation Only Research Event 20 Nov 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Russian Foreign Policy Kirk Bennett, Official, US Foreign Service Kirk Bennett will share his thoughts on Russia's approach to the other former Soviet states. He will focus ...

Fritz Felgentreu

MdB, Deputy Spokesman for Defence Policy for Social Democratic Party of GermanySummaryDr Fritz Felgentreu has been the deputy spokesman on defence policy of the SPD Parliamentary Group since May 2015. Being a member of the German Bundestag since September 2013, he sits on the Defence Committee and ...

Members' Christmas Drinks

Members 13 Dec 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Register Register Join us at 10 St James's Square for some mulled wine and a chance to wish your fellow members a merry holiday season.Please note, this reception is only open to members and ...

Vision Europe Summit 2017: The Winners and Losers of Globalization

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Nov 2017 - 14:00 to 15 Nov 2017 - 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Turin, Italy Europe Programme, Vision Europe Speakers include:Professor A. Michael Spence, William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business, New York UniversityDr Thiess ...

Strengthening Urban Preparedness and Resilience Against Biological Threats: Needs-Assessment in African Cities

Invitation Only Research Event 14 Dec 2017 - 09:00 to 15 Dec 2017 - 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Nairobi, Kenya International Security Department, Strengthening Urban Preparedness and Resilience against Biological Threats Dr Beyza Unal, Research Fellow, Nuclear Weapons Policy, ...

Kenya's Democratic Future: Post-Elections Trends and Role for Civil Society

Invitation Only Research Event 15 Nov 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme George Kegoro, Executive Director, Kenya Human Rights CommissionChair: Professor Gabrielle Lynch, Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Warwick ...

Mark Bryson-Richardson

Stabilisation Unit Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UKSummaryMark Bryson-Richardson started his career at the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office looking at Gibraltar's relations with the European Union. He went on from there to study Arabic in preparation for his first stint in Sudan, ...

Zoltán Kovács

Government Spokesman, Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, HungarySummaryDr Zoltán Kovács is the spokesperson of the Hungarian Government. He holds a PhD degree in History from the Central European University and has gained a wide range of experience through international scholarships at the ...

Mark Bryson-Richardson

Director, Stabilisation UnitSummaryMark Bryson-Richardson started his career at the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office looking at Gibraltar's relations with the European Union. He went on from there to study Arabic in preparation for his first stint in Sudan, which was briefly interrupted to ...

Kenya's Democratic Future: Post-Elections Trends and Role for Civil Society

Invitation Only Research Event 15 Nov 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme George Kegoro, Executive Director, Kenya Human Rights Commission In the wake of both the 8 August and 26 October elections, a number of NGOs in Kenya have ...

Test Webinar

Thomas Markert, Secretary, Venice Commission 1 Nov 2019 - 11:30 to 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Test Speaker, Head of Tests, TestraSpeaker Tester, CEO, Testy Register interest Register Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Proin nisi ...

Inclusive Governance and Community Engagement in Nigeria: The Role of Traditional Leaders

Research Event 23 Nov 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme His Imperial Majesty Ọba Adéyeyè Enitan Ògúnwùsì , Oòni of Ifé Register Interest As the traditional leader of the Yoruba people in Nigeria, the Oòni of Ifé, His ...

Business Development in Madagascar: How to Enable Entrepreneurialism

Research Event 15 Nov 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme Erick Rajaonary, CEO of the GuanoMad Group; President, Association of the Madagascar Entrepreneurs Register Interest Madagascar's business environment has improved in a ...

Opportunities in Space for Businesses and Governments

Corporate Members 13 Dec 2017 - 12:15 to 13:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Stuart Martin, CEO, Satellite Applications CatapultCatherine Mealing-Jones CPFA, Director, Growth, UK Space Agency Register Register A surge in interest by both national governments and ...

Annalena Baerbock

Spokesperson for Climate Policy, Green Parliamentary Group, German BundestagSummaryAnnalena Baerbock was elected a member of the German Bundestag in September 2013. Being the Spokesperson for Climate Policy of the Green Parliamentary Group, she sits in the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy ...

Calls for Biafran Independence Return to South East Nigeria

09 November 2017 Sola Tayo Twitter Associate Fellow, Africa Programme A fresh insurrection by Biafra secessionists would plunge the country into deeper insecurity. A Biafra supporter wears shoes with the colours of the Biafra flag. Photo: Getty Images. Fidelis MbahJournalist In September Nigeria's ...

Trump May Be a Good Fit for Southeast Asia's Strongmen

09 November 2017 Bill Hayton Twitter Associate Fellow, Asia Programme If they just buy a few more American products, the region's leaders are likely to find a friend in the US president. Donald Trump in Seoul at the beginning of his tour of Asia. Photo: Getty Images. On 10 November, Donald Trump ...

Strengthening Urban Preparedness and Resilience against Biological Threats

The main aim of the project is to ascertain the required capacity building activities that would strengthen urban resilience to biological threats in key African cities.Recent outbreaks of Zika and Ebola , as well as intent by non-state actors to obtain, develop and/or use biological agents, ...