Chatham House

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Chatham House

Non-profit, non-governmental organization based in London whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs add

Category: Civil society

Founded in 1920.

Countries: Africa (47%), United Kingdom (9%), (7%)

Main connections: Royal Institute of International Affairs, Madeleine Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Linked to: University of Pennsylvania, G8, Institute of Race Relations, Balliol College, Oxford

 

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1920

The think tank was founded in 1920 as the "'British Institute of International Affairs"' following a meeting at the previous year's Paris Peace Conference add something


1926

In 1926, upon receipt of its royal charter, the name was changed to the Royal Institute of International Affairs add something

 

Academie Diplomatique Internationale - Founded in 1926, the ADI was, along with Chatham House in London and the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, one of the first policy institutions devoted to the sustained study and analysis of international relations


1945

The World Today (magazine) - "'The World Today"' is a global affairs magazine founded by Chatham House in 1945


2006

At the inaugural lecture in 2006, Condoleezza Rice defended the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq add something


2009

In 2009, Chatham House was named the top non-US think tank by "Foreign Policy" magazine, which listed it as one of the top "scholars" for being among a handful of stars of the think-tank world who are regularly relied upon to set agendas and craft new initiatives add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - In 2009, Chatham House was named the top non-US think tank by "Foreign Policy" magazine, which listed it as one of the top "scholars" for being among a handful of stars of the think-tank world who are regularly relied upon to set agendas and craft new initiatives


2010

Smarter Planet - In January 2010 Sam Palmisano gave a follow-up speech to the Chatham House called the "Decade of Smart"

 

In October 2010 Chatham House published a report entitled "Strategy in Austerity: The Security and Defence of the United Kingdom" add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - In October 2010 Chatham House published a report entitled "Strategy in Austerity: The Security and Defence of the United Kingdom"


2011

It received a Special Note in the Publication of the Year category at the Prospect Think Tank Awards 2011 add something

 

To assess what contribution, if any, gold could make to the international monetary system in the wake of the global financial crisis, Chatham House set up a global taskforce of experts in 2011 add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - To assess what contribution, if any, gold could make to the international monetary system in the wake of the global financial crisis, Chatham House set up a global taskforce of experts in 2011

 

In September 2011 Chatham House published a report examining support for populist extremists across Europe and recommending how mainstream political parties could respond add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - In September 2011 Chatham House published a report examining support for populist extremists across Europe and recommending how mainstream political parties could respond


2012

In May 2012, Chatham House published the report "Shifting Capital: The Rise of Financial Centres in Greater China" add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - In May 2012, Chatham House published the report "Shifting Capital: The Rise of Financial Centres in Greater China"

 

In December 2012, Chatham House released "Resources Futures", a report on resource insecurity and the potential for future supply disruptions, volatile prices, accelerated environmental degradation and rising political tensions over resource access add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - In December 2012, Chatham House released "Resources Futures", a report on resource insecurity and the potential for future supply disruptions, volatile prices, accelerated environmental degradation and rising political tensions over resource access


2013

Tallinn Manual - Furthermore, after its official launch on March 15, 2013 at Chatham House, the issue of international law and how it governs cyber warfare, with references made to the Tallinn Manual, was widely discussed on the international media

 

Chatham House released the report "Managing Famine Risk" in April 2013 which argued that while early warning systems for famine and food crises had a good record, early action had been heavily hindered by the perceived political risk in donor countries add something

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - Chatham House released the report "Managing Famine Risk" in April 2013 which argued that while early warning systems for famine and food crises had a good record, early action had been heavily hindered by the perceived political risk in donor countries

 

The November 2013 report "Conflict and Coexistence in the Extractive Industries" examined disputes between governments and companies over mineral resources and how falling commodity prices, plus heightened concerns over resource security, environmental degradation and climate change, could bring further scrutiny and tensions to the sector add something

 

"Western Policy towards Syria: Ten Recommendations" was published in December 2013 add something


2014

The report was the culmination of a year of expert roundtable meetings, in preparation for NATO's 2014 summit in Wales add something

 

"How to Fix the Euro: Strengthening Economic Governance in Europe" was produced in March 2014, in conjunction with the add something

 

Released in July 2014, "NATO: Charting the Way Forward" suggested future priorities for NATO in the light of world events, especially considering Afghanistan and Ukraine add something


2015

Recent speakers include Shinzo Abe, David Cameron, Aung San Suu Kyi, Christine Lagarde, Madeleine Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Abdullah Gül, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Herman Van Rompuy, Muhammad Yunus, Ban Ki-moon and on the 26th of February, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Nigeria, spoke on the prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa : Nigeria's transition add something

 

Recent speakers include Shinzo Abe, David Cameron, Aung San Suu Kyi, Christine Lagarde, Madeleine Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Abdullah Gül, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Herman Van Rompuy, Muhammad Yunus, Ban Ki-moon and on 26 February 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Nigeria, spoke on the prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa : Nigeria's transition add something


2016

In 2016, "Elite Perceptions of the United States in Latin America and the Post-Soviet States" examined how elites in Latin America and the former Soviet Union view the United States, and makes recommendations as to how the US could adjust its policies based on these perceptions add something


2017

Several reports were published in 2017 - "The Struggle for Ukraine" explored how, four years on from its Euromaidan revolution, Ukraine is fighting for survival as an independent and viable state add something


2018

Major reports in 2018 include "Transatlantic Relations: Converging or Diverging-" which argued that the longer-term fundamentals of the transatlantic relationship remain strong add something