Knowledge Identifier: &Chatham_House
Category: Civil society
Founded in 1920.
Countries: Africa (47%), United Kingdom (9%), (7%)
Linked to: University of Pennsylvania, G8, Institute of Race Relations, Balliol College, Oxford
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
The World Today (magazine) - "'The World Today"' is a global affairs magazine founded by Chatham House in 1945
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
Smarter Planet - In January 2010 Sam Palmisano gave a follow-up speech to the Chatham House called the "Decade of Smart"
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
Royal Institute of International Affairs - In May 2012, Chatham House published the report "Shifting Capital: The Rise of Financial Centres in Greater China"
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
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 report was the culmination of a year of expert roundtable meetings, in preparation for NATO's 2014 summit in Wales
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
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