On April 22 we held a joint discussion with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) on foreign perspectives on the UK General Election. Rahul Roy Chaudhury of IISS, Jennifer Brindisi from YPFP, Syriza’s Marina Prentoulis, and Barakat Jassem from the US Department of State provided a fantastic discussion. Takeaways and transcript from this will be available soon.
Here are our upcoming events:
April 29: London discussion on the future of the Middle East, with Alia Brahimi from Oxford University, former UK diplomat Joseph Walker-Cousins and Metsa Rahimi from Deutsche Bank
April 29: DC event on the “UK Election, does it really matter?” with Former EU Official Sir Michael Leigh (chair), George Washington University’s Scheherazade Rehman, Peter Foster of The Daily Telegraph and Dan Roberts of The Guardian
May 18: London discussion on Social Media and British Politics, with Tim Hardy from Beyond Clicktivism, Sandy Schumann at Oxford University, and Jonn Elledge from New Statesman/Citimetric
Here are the latest pieces posted on the PS21 website this week (or those of our partners):
Key takeaways, video and transcript from our DC Event on with Omar Hamid and Negar Razavi on Crime and Counterterrorism in Karachi
An article by PS21 Executive Director Peter Apps on Europe’s response to the recent migrant boat tragedy was published on Reuters
Commodore Philip Thicknesse, International Advisor to PS21 wrote about the need for increased naval and military spending by the West to ensure peace with Russia. This was a follow-up article to his piece on the new long war with Russia published on PS21 WORLD in March.
PS21 Africa Editor and Contributor Emmanuel Akinwotu writes on the challenges for Nigeria after the election and a year on from the #BringBackOurGirls campaign (originally published n Reuters last week).
Tom Allen from Aspen wrote on the increased market for cyber insurance.
A comprehensive list of previous postings is listed below:
17/04/2015 PS21 Update – Week Ending 17 April
09/04/2015 Organising in the 21st Century: Linda Tirado
05/04/2015 The Islamic State in Libya – Alia Brahimi
28/03/2015 Yemen heads down Syria’s path – Hayat Alvi
25/03/2015 PS21 at Two (Months) – Peter Apps
17/03/2015 PS21 Announces 10 New Global Fellows
11/03/2015 Introducing PS21 World – Peter Apps
24/02/2015 The Arab Spring@4: Introducing PS21 MIDEAST
12/02/2015 DC Revolutions Event: Key Takeaways/ Video
30/01/2015 London Cyber Discussion: Key Takeaways
22/01/2015 Introducing PS21