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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policy makers, 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.

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Information in Warfare Conference 2016

09 February 2016, 9:00

The Information in Warfare Conference 2016 is timed so that participants can explore the implications of announcements made in the UK defence review (SDSR), National Security Strategy (NSS) and...

Technology, Cyber

The Continued Relevance of the UN in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

09 February 2016, 15:30
RUSI Whitehall

As the UN grapples with crises on multiple fronts, not least of which is the ongoing brutal conflict in Syria, it has become fashionable once more to ask whether the UN can genuinely contribute to...

Global Security Issues, International Institutions, United Nations

The Refugee Crisis and Europe

10 February 2016, 10:45
RUSI Whitehall

In her lecture, Yvette Cooper will discuss the humanitarian and security challenges of the refugee crisis and the consequences for Britain and Europe in light of Britain’s referendum on EU membership...

Russian Energy Sector Sanctions: Commercial Realities and Legal Complexities

12 February 2016, 11:00
RUSI Whitehall

In the past few years, the global energy sanctions landscape has become increasingly complex. 2016 proves to be no exception. With the return of Iranian crude expected later this year – supported by...

Anti-Corruption Workshops- The Nexus between Corruption and Security: Afghanistan as a case study

15 February 2016, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall

Corruption harms the economy, social cohesion and progress, the integrity of institutions and ultimately the democratic system as a whole. In his Singapore speech in July 2015, Prime Minister David...

AML/CTF

Anti-Corruption Workshops : The Legal and Policy Framework - Reflecting on the successes and failures of existing strategies

16 February 2016, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall

Corruption harms the economy, social cohesion and progress, the integrity of institutions and ultimately the democratic system as a whole. In his Singapore speech in July 2015, Prime Minister David...

AML/CTF

Anti-Corruption Workshops - The Role of Business in Tackling Corruption: Case studies from City of London and UK business abroad

17 February 2016, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall

Corruption harms the economy, social cohesion and progress, the integrity of institutions and ultimately the democratic system as a whole. In his Singapore speech in July 2015, Prime Minister David...

AML/CTF

Anti-Corruption Workshops - The UK’s role in tackling corruption in developing countries

19 February 2016, 16:00
KPMG

Corruption harms the economy, social cohesion and progress, the integrity of institutions and ultimately the democratic system as a whole. In his Singapore speech in July 2015, Prime Minister David...

Re-thinking Defence in the 21st Century

22 February 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

The first priority of any Government must be to keep the British people safe. In thinking how best to achieve this, Emily Thornberry contends that we need to ask searching questions, including:What...

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Re-thinking Defence in the 21st Century

22 February 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The first priority of any Government must be to keep the British people safe. In thinking how best to achieve this, Emily Thornberry...

The Future of Russia-NATO Relations

22 February 2016, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

His Excellency Mr Alexander Grushko, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to NATO, will be joined by the Rt Hon Sir Malcolm...

Defence Intelligence: Increasingly Different Today and Tomorrow

01 March 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Although relatively unsung, Defence Intelligence (and its predecessors) has always been integral to successful military operations, and...

Blood Year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror

02 March 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Dr Kilcullen will give an unsparingly honest, self-critical analysis of the collapse of western counterterrorism strategy...

Stalin’s Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess

17 March 2016, 12:45
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Guy Burgess rose through academia, the...

Information in Warfare Conference 2016

09 February 2016, 9:00

The Information in Warfare Conference 2016 is timed so that participants can explore the implications of announcements made in the UK defence review (SDSR), National Security Strategy (NSS) and...

Missile Defence Conference 2016

12 April 2016, 16:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

This international conference is timely, allowing participants to look ahead to the NATO Warsaw Summit in July and to also discuss the implications of the UK Strategic Defence and Security Review...

UK PONI Annual Conference 2016

02 June 2016, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The 2016 Annual Conference will gather established and emerging experts from academia, industry, government and the military to share insights and debate a broad range of civil and military nuclear...

RUSI Land Warfare Conference

28 June 2016, 12:00

To watch selected presentations from the Land Warfare Conference 2015 please click the video below Past Conferences For information about past Land Warfare Conferences please follow the links below...

Whitehall Paper Launch: Target Markets: North Korea’s Military Customers in the Sanctions Era

04 February 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

A new book, Target Markets, comprehensively analyses the available information on these procurement decisions. It concludes, contrary to conventional wisdom, that the reasons that customers buy weapons and related goods and services from North Korea...

The Foreign Policy of the Home Office

03 February 2016, 15:00
RUSI Whitehall

The Home Office has three main spheres of responsibility and activity, all of which have a significant international dimension: homeland security, law enforcement and borders, immigration and citizenship. In addition, like every Government...

The Challenges of Global Migration

02 February 2016, 15:00
RUSI Whitehall

Against a backdrop of the crisis in Syria, Ms Richard will discuss the challenges of global migration and the implications for foreign and humanitarian policy.Speaker BioAnne C. Richard was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Population,...

Douglas Haig Fellowship Lecture - John Terraine, Douglas Haig and the Battle for the History of the First World War

29 January 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

A lecture by Professor Gary Sheffield, Chair of War Studies, University of Wolverhampton, commemorating the life of Field Marshal Earl Haig of Bemersyde and the forces he commanded.From the 1950s to the 1990s, the military historian John Terraine...

NATO's Maritime Moment: Opportunities and Challenges for Alliance Maritime Power?

29 January 2016, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Since the Wales Summit of 2014 there has been a growing interest in NATO's maritime posture and capabilities. The challenge from Russia has critical Atlantic, Baltic, Black Sea and now Eastern Mediterranean Sea dimensions. In parallel,  Contagion -...

Examining the History of the Royal Navy's Submarine Service in the Wake of the 2015 SDSR

27 January 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

As Parliament prepares to re-examine the role of its submarine service in readiness for a vote on the renewal of Trident, and at a time when a potential shortage of maritime skills is causing greater concern, it is vital to reflect on the history of...

The Revolution was Televised: Five Years since Egypt’s Uprising

26 January 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

On 25 January 25 2011, thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to protest. The uprising quickly spread, culminating in then-President Hosni Mubarak being removed from office after 30 years of autocratic rule. Yet optimism about...

The implementation of the JCPOA: What challenges from Washington and Tehran?

19 January 2016, 10:30
RUSI Whitehall

Implementation Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement reached by Iran and the P5+1 in July 2015, is fast approaching. The parties have been able to meet their obligations throughout the first two phases of the agreement...

What to Worry About in 2016

12 January 2016, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI Members are invited to attend a presentation on the Center for Preventive Action's Preventive Priorities Survey.Dr Paul Stares, Director of the Center for Preventive Action (CPA) at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington DC, will...

The War of the Invisible Enemy

11 January 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

A lecture by The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Conservative Member of Parliament for North Somerset, House of Commons, and former UK Secretary of State for Defence. The Speech Check against delivery We live in new world. A world of interdependence where...

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture 2015

16 December 2015, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

The Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture is held annually at RUSI, covering key topical defence and security issues.  The Speech INTERESTING TIMES INTRODUCTION My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen.  Can I say how delighted I am to be back at RUSI for my...

Security and the High North

14 December 2015, 18:00

Recognising the importance of security issues as they apply to Scotland, RUSI is initiating a series of events in Scotland. The first of these will take place at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.This event will address Security and the High...

Yemen's forgotten war

10 December 2015, 8:45

In the last seven months, civil war has ravished the already unstable country of Yemen, leading to over 21 million people - approximately 82% of the population - needing humanitarian assistance of one kind or another. The confrontation between the...

Under 35s Forum Christmas Pub Quiz

09 December 2015, 19:00

The Quiz will traverse the great breadth of the security and defence fields, with a hint of discernible Christmas silliness, so get ready for an intoxicating evening of intellect, confusion and hilarity.There will be prizes for the top scoring teams...

The UK and the EU: Redefining the Relationship or Heading for the Exit?

07 December 2015, 14:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI is delighted to host the second RUSI-Ditchley Foundation roundtable, this time revisiting the discussions had at the recent Ditchley conference on Britain's current negotiations with the EU and the upcoming in/out referendum.This event will...

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