The future of the Caribbean (WP1513)

Podcast

We discuss if there are advantages to being a small economy and talk about the Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network that was created at Wilton Park in November 2016 and what this means for the future. Contributors: Damien King, Co-Executive Director, Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), Mona, Jamaica Nirad Tewarie, Chief Executive Officer, American Chamber of Commerce […]

Preparing for the eighth BTWC Review Conference (WP1500)

Podcast

We ask what is going to be addressed at the Conference, how States react to the change in science and if there is an advantage to having diplomatic generalists dealing with the issue of BTWC. Contributors: George Molnár, President-Designate, Eighth Review Conference of the BTWC Zahid Rastam, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Malaysia to […]

Ebola – lessons learned from the last outbreak (WP1496)

Podcast

We discuss if the outbreak taught us anything, what we learnt about military involvement, if anyone considered if the outbreak was intentional and if so, was the response different. Contributors: Akin Abayomi, Head of Department, Division of Haematology, Stellenbosch University Gary Kobinger, Director, Infectious Disease Research Center; Professor, Department of Immunology Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine

Britain’s decision to leave the EU (WP1481)

Podcast

We discuss the state of Europe, what the strategic undercurrents are, how we bridge the gap and how we create shared endeavour. Contributors: Christoph Herzog von Oldenburg, Associate, Catenion GmbH Emma-Lucy Pinchbeck, Head of Climate and Energy, WWF-UK

Faith and LGBTI+

Podcast

We asked our conference participants ‘What is the one thing people of faith could do to help address LGBTI+ discrimination?’

AMR (antimicrobial resistance) (WP1477)

Podcast

We talk about which diseases are prone to reoccurrence, how resistance arises, what the pressure points on AMR are in Africa and how you tackle the self-medication of medicine. Contributors: Emmanuel Makasa, Counsellor, Health, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations Office and Other International Organisations, Geneva Marc Mendelson, Professor of […]

What nuclear deterrence means in the 21st century (WP1470)

Podcast

We discuss why we are still talking about it, if America, France and Britain perceive the same source of threat and what the future is for deterrence. Contributors: Richard Lindsay, Head, Security Policy Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London Brad Roberts, Director, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore Bruno Tertrais, […]