• EU Non Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

    CBRN: Lessons Learned from Fukushima, Ebola and Syria

    12 November 2015. 

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2015 Special Session 9
    Chair: Bruno Dupre, Policy Coordinator, CBRN Threat Reduction Programmes, EEAS
    Tatsujiro Suzuki, Director and Professor, Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University
    Maurizio Barbeschi, Team Leader, Health and Security Interface, World Health Organisation
    Martin Scott-Tabi, National Focal Point for EU on CBRN, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Liberia

  • Manama Voices

    Sanjaya Baru: Regional Security and Business Opportunity in the Middle East

    11 November 2015.  From Manama Dialogue to Bahrain Bay Forum 

  • Manama Voices

    Pierre Noel: The future of the oil market

    01 November 2015.  The global oil market, a major source of revenue for Saudi Arabia and many of its regional partners, has lost 60% of its value since mid-2014. This shift reflects the early stages of a global reduction in demand for hydrocarbons that will only intensify in the coming years. As Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security Pierre Noel explains, the speed of technological change in the field of...

  • Events

    UK-China Nuclear Security

    28 July 2015. 

    IISS-CIIS Workshop
    Arundel House, London
    28 July 2015

  • Expert Commentary

    Russia Today: The Iran Deal and the Price of Oil

    21 July 2015.  Interview with Pierre Noel, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security Pierre Noel, Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies comments on outcomes of the Iran deal for the global oil market Watch on Russia Today YouTube Channel

  • Expert Commentary

    Lowy Interpreter: Sino-Pakistan civil nuclear cooperation: A growing challenge to the global nuclear order

    09 July 2015.  By Matthew Cottee, Research Analyst, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme Power outages are not new in Pakistan and are ordinarily caused by a shortage of capacity that results in frequent load shedding of power. Occasionally, 'rebel' attacks also cause damage to transmission lines. But the recent climatic conditions have brought fresh criticism. Both the Sharif Government and electricity companies are perceived to have failed to address a widely recognised problem. K-Electric, which provides electricity...

  • Events

    Nuclear Security in Pakistan

    07 July 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Adil Sultan
    Visiting Research Fellow for South Asia (Strategic Affairs)
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 7 July July 2015, 11am-12:30pm

  • Politics and Strategy

    Jeffrey Mazo: Shooting for the Moon

    05 June 2015.  On Tuesday 2 June, at the Royal Society in London, a group of eminent UK academics led by former UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir David King issued a call for a ‘Global Apollo Programme to Combat Climate Change’. We’ve heard this sort of thing before – in 2008, for example, former US Vice President Al Gore called for an Apollo programme to achieve 100% of US electricity production from...

  • Shangri-La Dialogue

    Emerging Challenges to Small State Security in the Asia-Pacific

    30 May 2015. 

    Chair: Virginia Comolli, Research Fellow for Security and Development, IISS 
    Dr Cirilo José Cristóvão, Minister of Defence, Timor-Leste 
    Dr Fabian Pok, Minister for Defence, Papua New Guinea 
    Air Vice-Marshal Mike Yardley, Chief of Air Force, New Zealand
    Senior Colonel Zhao Xiaozhuo, Deputy Director-General, China-US Defense Relations Research Center, Academy of Military Science, People’s Liberation Army, China

  • Strategic Dossiers

    Chapter Two: The Asia–Middle East Nexus: Dependency and Resilience

    26 May 2015. 

    Sinews of Interdependence; Soaring energy-led trade; Surging cross-investment; Labour migration and remittances; Vulnerabilities and Challenges; Market uncertainty; The resurgence of global jihadism and the rise of ISIS; Asian presence in conflict zones; Managing Security Risks; The credibility and sustainability of the US role; Coping with and adapting to market uncertainty; Responding to the resurgence of global jihadism 

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