• Events

    The Military Balance 2015: Press Launch

    11 February 2015. 

    Press Launch
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 11 February 2015
    09:00 – 09:30am Informal breakfast reception
    09:30 – 10:30am IISS Director-General and Chief Executive, 
    Dr John Chipman’s remarks and Q&A with the panel

  • Events

    The Geo-economics and Geopolitics of Transnational Organised Crime

    01 February 2015. 

    IISS Global Perspectives Series
    Dr Sanjaya Baru,
    IISS Director for Geo-economics and Strategy 
    Nigel Inkster,
    Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk    
    Virginia Comolli;      
    Research Fellow for Security and Development          
    IISS-Middle East, Manama
    Sunday 1 February 2015

  • Geo-economics and Strategy Conferences

    The Strategic Implications of Organized Criminal Markets

    30 January 2015. 

    IISS Geo-economics and Strategy Conference
    A joint initiative by the IISS Security and Development Programme
    and the IISS Geo-Economics and Strategy Programme
    IISS-Middle East, Manama
    30 January-01 February 2015

  • IISS Voices

    Annabel Corser: Eliminating chemical weapons

    27 January 2015.  By Annabel Corser, Editorial Assistant The OPCW-UN Joint Mission in Syria drew to a close on 30 September 2014 and, as of October, 98.7% of Syrian chemical material has been destroyed. For Peter Sawczak (who heads the Government Relations and Political Affairs Branch of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) these successes are the latest indicators of the OPCW’s effectiveness and the value of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)...

  • Events

    Responding to the Growing Threat of Homegrown Terrorists in Europe

    27 January 2015. 

    IISS-US Lecture Series
    Dr Angel Rabasa, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation  
    Discussant: Dr. Jackson Janes, President, American Institute for Contemproary German Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Tuesday 27 January 2015

  • Events

    Pakistan's Security Perspectives

    15 January 2015. 

    Off-the-Record Discussion
    General Raheel Sharif
    Chief of Army Staff, Pakistan
    Arundel House, London
    Friday, 16 January 2014

  • Events

    Eliminating Chemical Weapons

    15 January 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Peter Sawczak
    Head, Government Relations and Political Affairs Branch, 
    Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
    Ambassador Shimon Stein
    Analyst; Former Israeli Diplomat
    Nomi Bar-Yaacov
    Associate Fellow, Chatham House;
    Foreign Policy Adviser on Middle East Affairs
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday, 15 January 2014

  • Events

    A Conversation with Sihasak Phuangketkeow

    16 December 2014. 

    IISS-Fullerton Lecture
    H.E. Sihasak Phuangketkeow,
    Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

    Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
    Tuesday 16 December 2014

  • Events

    International Diplomacy and the Ukraine Crisis

    15 December 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting

    The Hon. Vladimir Lukin
    Former Russian Ambassador to the US;
    Special Envoy of the Russian President for the February 21st Negotiations on Ukraine

    The Hon. Richard Burt
    Managing Director, McLarty Associates;
    Former US Ambassador to Germany;
    Chief US Negotiator for the START Agreement

    Sir Michael Leigh
    Transatlantic Academy Fellow, German Marshall Fund;
    Former Director-General for Enlargement, European Commission

    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Monday, 15 December 2014, 9:30-10:30am EST/ 2:30-3:30pm GMT