• Events

    Egypt after the election: enduring challenges

    05 March 2018. 

    Monday 5 March, 10.30am–12pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speakers:
    Michael Wahid Hanna, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center on Law and Security, New York University School of Law
    Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS
    Chair:
    Emile Hokayem, Senior Fellow for Middle East Security, IISS

  • IISS Voices

    Geopolitics of nuclear energy in the Middle East

    19 February 2018.  As more countries in the Middle East develop nuclear energy, there needs to be avenues for coordination, especially on safety and security matters. At a IISS workshop in Istanbul, participants discussed the future of nuclear energy in the region.

  • Expert Commentary

    There's no quick fix for Rio's violence

    19 February 2018.  Reform of its security institutions and urban infrastructure remains the best bet for tackling escalating violence in Rio, not military intervention.

  • Events

    Pakistan’s vision for the future

    13 February 2018. 

    Tuesday 13 February, 9.30–10.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    HE Dr Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Interior; Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Pakistan
    Chair:
    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia, IISS

  • Events

    Obstacles and opportunities in the East African growth story

    01 February 2018. 

    Thursday 1 February, 8.30–9.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Carrie Turk, Country Director for Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan, World Bank
    Chair:
    Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS

  • Politics and Strategy

    Green and cheap: India’s renewable energy revolution

    30 January 2018.  India's renewable energy targets are ambitious but credible. For developing nations, green power must be cost-effective. 

  • Events

    Diversified development: making the most of natural resources

    19 January 2018. 

    Friday 19 January, 10.30–11.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Ivailo Izvorski, Practice Manager, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management, World Bank
    Chair:
    Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS

  • Strategic Comments

    Angola’s uncertain transition

    08 December 2017. 

    An improbably smooth transition in Angola appears to be taking shape under President João Lourenço, inaugurated on 26 September. But he faces major challenges in diversifying Angola's plummeting economy so as to make it less dependent on oil, and in rehabilitating its international reputation, which has been damaged by longstanding corruption. Much depends on whether he can exploit his non-partisan instincts and common touch to become a charismatic leader with a long-term vision.

  • Events

    Beyond the Doklam confrontation: challenges and prospects for Sino–Indian relations

    13 November 2017. 

    Monday 13 November, 1–2pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Dr Swaran Singh, Professor for Diplomacy and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
    Chair:
    Antoine Levesques, Research Associate for South Asia, IISS

  • Events

    Singapore International Energy Week: India’s energy strategy

    26 October 2017. 

    Thursday 26 October, 9.30am–12pm SGT
    Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore
    Speakers:
    Pierre Noel, Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security, IISS
    Ashwin Gambhir, Senior Research Associate, Prayas Energy Group
    Dipesh Dipu, Founder and Partner, Jenissi Consulting
    Neeti Tandon, Asia Advisor, Gas Policy & Market Development, Shell
    Chair:
    Pierre Noel, Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security, IISS

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