Royal Institute of International Affairs

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Royal Institute of International Affairs

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: Sciences

Founded in 1923.

Countries: Africa (41%), United Kingdom (17%), Europe (6%)

Main connections: Chatham House, Martin Wight, Madeleine Albright

Linked to: University of Pennsylvania, G8, The World Today, Chatham House

 

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1926

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


1938

Martin Wight - In 1938, Wight left Chatham House and took a job as a History Master at Haileybury


1947

Martin Wight - In 1947, Wight went back again at Chatham House, collaborating with Toynbee on the production of the "Surveys of International Affairs" covering the war-years and contributing to his "A Study of History"


1948

Denis Healey - From 1948 to 1960 he was a councillor of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and of the International Institute for Strategic Studies from 1958 until 1961


1960

Kenneth Younger - He became a Director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and from 1960 to 1973 he was chairman of the Howard League for Penal Reform


1969

Roderick MacFarquhar - In 1969 he was a Senior Research Fellow at Columbia University in New York City , and in 1971 he returned to England to hold a similar fellowship at the Royal Institute of International Affairs


1991

Walt Patterson - Since 1991 he has been a Fellow of what is now the Energy, Environment and Development Programme at Chatham House in London


1994

Michael Cox (academic) - From 1994, he became an Associate Research Fellow at Chatham House, London


1997

Abd Al-Rahman Ali Al-Jifri - In 1997, Abd Al-Rahman participated in the "Human Rights Conference" held at Chatham House in London and in October, he delivered a speech on the Yemeni issue at Exeter University, which printed his speech


2003

DeAnne Julius - Julius has been the Chairman of the Chatham House, formerly known as Royal Institute of International Affairs, since 2003

 

DeAnne Julius - Since July 2003, she is the Chairman of Chatham House ", in London


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


2010

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi - The first ever opinion poll survey to be undertaken in both Pakistani and Indian-controlled Kashmir, conducted by King's College, London, and the polling organisation IPSOS-MORI, was Gaddafi's brainchild, having arisen out of discussions he had with British academic Robert Bradnock, the author of the 2010 Chatham House report on the survey

 

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


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

 

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


2012

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

 

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


2013

Douglas Alexander - On 17 January 2013 in a speech to London thinktank Chatham House, Douglas Alexander outlined his support for the UK to remain a member in the European Union but would not support a federal United States of Europe

 

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

 

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