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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policymakers, and is ideally placed to attract high-quality speakers and participants at its events. These vary in size and format from set-piece lectures to conferences and seminars.

The Eastern Partnership: The Next 10 Years

18 June 2019, 11:45
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership, at its time a pioneering effort in strengthening relations between the...

Peace in our time? A conversation with Dr Saeb Erekat

19 June 2019, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Palestinian people are still without a state, and the peace process with Israel has not moved forward in years. A proposed “Deal of the...

Ensuring the Next Generation’s Security and Prosperity: Cyber Security and the Dawn of the 5G Era

21 June 2019, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

This discussion will cover a range of national security related cyber topics including 5G communication infrastructure policy, economic...

Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History

The Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History Awards 2019

27 June 2019, 18:00

The panel of judges have exceptionally this year awarded two medals: John Hussey and Helen Parr received prizes for their books, Waterloo:...

UK Middle East policy after Brexit

02 July 2019, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Brexit will force the UK into a critical re-examination of its place on the international stage. This includes a reconsideration of the UK’...

Black Rhino

The Wildlife Trafficking-Security Nexus: Targeting the Organised Crime Threat

10 October 2018, 13:30
RUSI Whitehall

However, organised criminal wildlife trafficking and its security implications are often not addressed as comprehensively as they could be. Part of the challenge is the lack of an established research base setting out the relevant organised crime...

Operational and Strategic Responses to Cybercrime: a Conversation with New York District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr

09 October 2018, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall

The event will address the latest challenges posed by cybercrime, including the increased anonymity associated with encryption and virtual currencies. The District Attorney will also share his office’s experience in developing a comprehensive...

Ukraine’s Security and Its Importance for the UK

08 October 2018, 8:30
RUSI Whitehall

“Our commitment to Ukraine remains unwavering”, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told his hosts during his recent visit to Kyiv. And there is no doubt that Britain’s commitment to Ukrainehas been genuine: the UK has trained almost 10,000 Ukrainian...

Soldiers of Character: Research Report

03 October 2018, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

Complementing work by the Jubilee Centre about virtues in professional practice and public service, the Soldiers of Character research report presents the results of a rare empirical study of over 240 junior British Army officers from twelve...

Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion

01 October 2018, 10:30
RUSI Whitehall

Are cyber operations as revolutionary as the headlines suggest?  Do they compel rival states and alter international politics? By examining cyber strategy as a contemporary form of political warfare and covert action, this book demonstrates that the...

Known Unknowns: Plugging the UK’s Intelligence Gaps on Money Laundering Involving Professional Services Providers

26 September 2018, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall

Members of the UK’s professional services sector, including lawyers, accountants, estate agents and trust and company services providers, are regarded as key actors in so-called high-end money laundering. However, the involvement and roles of these...

The Afghanistan-Pakistan Relationship: Quest for Regional Peace

24 September 2018, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall

The Eid ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban offered hope for the stagnated peace process in Afghanistan. However, the resumption of large-scale fighting soon after and the Taliban attack on the city of Ghazni showed the...

Open House 2018

22 September 2018, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall

Designed by Sir Aston Webb, the home of the Royal United Services Institute is a Grade ll* listed building built as a discreet addition to Banqueting House in 1895; at the time the extension housed their offices, lecture hall and galleried library...

War and its Aftermath: Artists’ views

22 September 2018, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall

The Current Situation in Ukraine: Ukrainian Armed Forces as a Key Element for Deterrence

21 September 2018, 14:00
RUSI Whitehall

During the 21st Century, misunderstood assumptions of Russian geopolitical intentions led to the degradation of defence capabilities in the West, fuelling military aggression and interference by the Russian Federation in its 'near abroad'. As a...

NATO Strategy in the Black Sea

19 September 2018, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

While Western strategists have fretted over Russia’s revanchism in Ukraine and uncertainties over Russian designs on the Baltic states, less attention has been paid to the Black Sea, a region of significant strategic interest. Under President Putin...

Sold Out: Breakfast Briefing - Cyber and Information Security: A Danish Perspective

19 September 2018, 8:15
RUSI Whitehall

In April 2018, the Danish government launched a National Strategy for Cyber and Information Security, designed to address growing challenges in the digital and cognitive domains. As one of the world’s most digitalised countries, Denmark has in...

ISIS in South Asia

13 September 2018, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall

With ISIS losing territory in Iraq and Syria, there are questions surrounding the organizational form the group will take next. Kabir Taneja will discuss his recent monograph, The ISIS Phenomenon: South Asia and Beyond, which aims to fill the lacuna...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2018

04 September 2018, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall

In this centenary year of the Royal Air Force, the world’s oldest independent air force, Air Marshal Stringer reflected on what independent air power has achieved. He argued that in the modern environment we need to get back to educating our officer...

Prospects for Peace, Development, Security, Democratisation and Stability in Sudan and the Region

26 July 2018, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

As well as being the Imam of the Ansar, a Sufi order, Imam Sadiq Al Mahdi is the leader of the National Umma Party and was Prime Minister of Sudan from 1986 until 1989, when he was deposed in a coup by now President Omar al Bashir, and continues to...

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