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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks (Report Launch)

As momentum builds towards the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals and UN climate change summit later this year, the G7 countries – France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada, the UK, and the United States – have made a strong statement about the importance of climate security risks. A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risksan independent report commissioned by G7 foreign ministers and authored by a consortium of international organizations including the Wilson Center, analyzes the secur

UK Elections 2015: David Cameron’s Big Win

Now that the dust has settled on what many have characterized as a surprisingly big win for David Cameron and his party, we asked Global Fellow Michael Geary to provide analysis of the UK elections. He discusses the outcome and implications for Scotland and the European Union with Wilson Center NOW host, John Milewski.  

The British General Election – Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next Government

It had been billed as one of the closest election races in modern British politics. Yet, the result was one that no one could have predicted. Hours after the polls closed on 7 May, not one, not two but three party leaders had resigned while David Cameron became the last man standing winning a slender Conservative majority, the first for his party since 1992. What does the result mean for the United Kingdom? And for its relations with Europe and the wider world? Our experts examine the results and assess the domestic and foreign policy challenges facing the Tory government.

The Brazilian Congress at the Frontier of Innovation

Fostering understanding of public policy issues relevant to Brazil’s continued development and its relations with the United States and the global community is a key driver of the Brazil Institute’s mission. With that in mind, in 2011 we have embarked in the facilitation of a series of interactions between members of the Brazilian Congress as leading thinkers and doers on innovation.

Bosnia: A new opportunity for getting closer to the EU?

Swiss Scholar Adis Merdzanovic’s opinion piece “Bosnia: A new opportunity for getting closer to the EU?” was recently published by EU Observer. Merdzanovic discusses Bosnia and Herzegovina’s political stagnation since the end of the war and the challenging power sharing arrangement between the major ethnic groups. In the past two years, however, the public has begun to fight back against the political system, holding protests that have attracted the attention of the international community.

The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the Revolutionary World, and the Fate of Empire

ROOM CHANGE: This event will now take place in the 5th Floor Conference Room

 

Washington History Seminar
Historical Perspectives on International and National Affairs

The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the Revolutionary World, and the Fate of Empire

The UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent and the Chevaline Program: An Overview

The UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent and the Chevaline Programme: An Overview

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