• Events

    The Age of the Fragile City: Responses to Protracted Urban Violence in the Developing World

    11 December 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dan Lewis, Chief, Disaster and Post-Conflict Section, UN-Habitat
    Dr Robert Muggah, Research Director, Igarapé Institute
    Dr John De Boer, Senior Policy Advisor, Centre for Policy Research, United Nations University
    Dr Caroline Moser, Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester
    Friday 11 December, 11am-12 noon

  • IISS Voices

    Giri Rajendran: IMF puts China’s yuan RMB into its currency basket

    02 December 2015.  By Giri Rajendran, Research Associate for Defence and Economics The Chinese yuan renminbi (RMB) reached another milestone on its long march towards global reserve-currency status when the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) voted on 30 November to incorporate the RMB into its basket of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) from 1 October 2016 onwards. SDRs are reserve assets used by the IMF and central banks worldwide to manage international...

  • IISS Bahrain Bay Forum

    Emerging Economies and the Middle East

    29 November 2015. 

    IISS Bahrain Bay Forum Second Plenary Session
    Chair: Dr Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS 
    Dr Felipe Larraín Bascuñán, Former Minister of Finance, Chile 
    Dr Taeho Bark, Former Minister of Trade, South Korea 
    Dr Haihong Gao, Director, Research Center for International Finance, 
    China Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing

  • IISS Bahrain Bay Forum

    Perspectives on the Global Economy

    29 November 2015. 

    IISS Bahrain Bay Forum First Plenary Session
    Chair: Dr Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS 
    Huw Pill, Managing Director, Global Investment Research Division, Goldman Sachs 
    Dr Haihong Gao, Director, Research Center for International Finance, China Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing 
    Dr Alia Moubayed , Head of Research, Middle East and North Africa Region, Barclays Bank

  • IISS Bahrain Bay Forum

    Keynote Address and Opening Remarks

    28 November 2015. 

    IISS Bahrain Bay Forum Keynote Address and Opening Remarks

  • IISS Bahrain Bay Forum

    Opening Remarks: Dr Sanjaya Baru

    28 November 2015. 

    IISS Bahrain Bay Forum Opening Remarks
    Dr Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS

  • IISS Bahrain Bay Forum

    Keynote Address: Zayed Al Zayani

    28 November 2015. 

    IISS Bahrain Bay Forum Keynote Address 
    Zayed Al Zayani, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Bahrain

  • Expert Commentary

    Straits Times: Apec and the bike theory of trade

    21 November 2015.  It is imperative that Apec economies focus on executing the so-called bicycle theory of trade - that unless one continues to power ahead in freeing up trade, all things will fall down, says William Choong

  • Strategic Comments

    Tunisia’s democracy faces economic challenges

    05 November 2015. 

    Increasing efforts to aid Tunisia have come from the international community during the past year, as concern mounts that terrorism and economic malaise may erode faith in the democratic system. It will be necessary to convince the business elite that ending monopolistic practices will not imperil their own living standards, and that reform will improve the lot of all Tunisians.

  • Events

    Justice, Good Governance and International Security

    14 October 2015. 

    10th Anniversary IISS Oppenheimer Lecture
    Advocate Thuli Madonsela,
    Public Protector of South Africa
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 14 October 2015

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