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Colloquium and Memorial Event for Professor Stephen Haseler

Commemorating the life and work of Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute 2006-2017 and a former Council member of the Federal Trust. Chelsea Old Town Hall King’s Road London SW3 5EE 10.00 – 13.30: Colloquium on Stephen’s work … Read More

Trump, Europe and the Wider World

At this seminar, our expert panel will discuss the implications of Donald Trump’s Presidency for Europe’s role in the wider world. Traditionally the EU, and particularly Germany, has seen Europe’s global role as being exercised in close collaboration with the … Read More

BREXIT: LABOUR MAKES A MOVE BUT IS IT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION?

The recent article by Keir Starmer, Labour spokesman on Brexit, setting out the Party’s commitment to continued British membership of the EU single market and the customs union for a transitional period post-Brexit is a welcome and significant development in … Read More

A worsening water crisis in North Africa and the Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) already the most water stressed region in the world, faces a worsening crisis in terms of its access to water in the decades to come. A country is water stressed when it cannot … Read More

Why China’s debt crisis may not be as bad as thought

Over the last few days, media and observers have taken renewed interest in China’s growing debt burden and asked what the effects of a crisis in China may be on the rest of the world. A fair question if one … Read More

BREXIT: LABOUR MAKES A MOVE BUT IS IT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION?

The recent article by Keir Starmer, Labour spokesman on Brexit, setting out the Party’s commitment to continued British membership of the EU single market and the customs union for a transitional period post-Brexit is a welcome and significant development in … Read More

A worsening water crisis in North Africa and the Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) already the most water stressed region in the world, faces a worsening crisis in terms of its access to water in the decades to come. A country is water stressed when it cannot … Read More

Why China’s debt crisis may not be as bad as thought

Over the last few days, media and observers have taken renewed interest in China’s growing debt burden and asked what the effects of a crisis in China may be on the rest of the world. A fair question if one … Read More

France uses the China-Model and does better than Italy

There is a certain similarity in the way China and France carry out cross-border M&A.Both countries act in a systemic manner, both when dealing with inbound and outbound transactions. Both countries, sometimes, put emphasis on the nationalistic angle, due to … Read More

The ‘wicked’ problem of regulating executive remuneration

On February 14th 2017, corporate governance activists are in no Valentine’s mood if the words of one major institutional investor reported by the Financial Times are representative: “Boards, aided by remuneration consultants, have managed to get away with giving excessive … Read More

Nord Stream and the Reality of Russia's 'Gas Weapon'

The 8th of November 2011 marks a new beginning in energy relations between the EU and Russia. Bypassing traditional transit countries, such as Belarus and Ukraine, the Nord stream pipeline will permit natural gas to be directly delivered from Russia … Read More

Can the G-20 Contribute to More Stable Food Prices?

The 22-23rd June 2011 G-20 Paris meeting was historic. For the first time, the G-20’s agricultural ministers gathered jointly with representatives from main international institutions such as the World Bank (WB), World Trade Organisation (WTO), FAO and the World Food … Read More

The US-India Partnership: Time to Lead

The U.S.-India relationship has had an upward trajectory. In fact, during his visit to India in November 2010, President Barack Obama said that U.S.-India relations will be “one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century”. Alluding to President Obama’s … Read More

The Challenge of a Pakistani Spring

Many Middle Eastern regimes have fallen due to the recent surge in youth-driven movements for rights and democracy. This change, the so called Arab Spring, is propagating on its own terms. A recent law passed in the Kingdom of Saudi … Read More

The Impact of Osama bin Laden's Death on International Islamic Terrorism

Following  the 9/11 attacks in the United States, Al Qaeda’s leader Osama Bin Laden became the main preoccupation of the US intelligence services. Almost one decade later, on May, 2nd 2011, US President Barack Obama put an end to the … Read More

Colloquium and Memorial Event for Professor Stephen Haseler

Commemorating the life and work of Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute 2006-2017 and a former Council member of the Federal Trust. Chelsea Old Town Hall King’s Road London SW3 5EE 10.00 – 13.30: Colloquium on Stephen’s work … Read More

Trump, Europe and the Wider World

At this seminar, our expert panel will discuss the implications of Donald Trump’s Presidency for Europe’s role in the wider world. Traditionally the EU, and particularly Germany, has seen Europe’s global role as being exercised in close collaboration with the … Read More

WORKSHOP: The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank compared

The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank compared Sponsored by the James Madison Charitable Trust and the Federal Trust A group of researchers from the Global Policy Institute are currently undertaking a study assessing the relative effectiveness of the US … Read More

Trump's New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down

The Global Policy Institute, in partnership with The Federal Trust and Blenheim Strategy cordially invite you to the launch of Professor Stephen Haseler’s new policy pamphlet: ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down’ Donald Trump’s Presidency … Read More

EVENT: A Defence and Security Strategy for Europe

In the light of renewed discussion within the European Union about the feasability and perhaps necessity of greater European defence cooperation the Federal Trust is organising a conference on “A Defence and Security Strategy for Europe”. The conference is organised … Read More

Interview with Prof. Stephen Haseler on RT

Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute, is interviewed on RT on Brexit and the challenges the May government will face in the upcoming negotiations between the UK and the EU.

Trump's New World Order - Professor Richard Whitman (16 February 2017)

Professor Richard Whitman, Director, Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent, and Senior Visiting Fellow, Chatham House, speaks at the launch of Professor Stephen Haseler’s new policy pamphlet ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned … Read More

Trump's New World Order - Professor Stephen Haseler (16 February 2017)

Professor Stephen Haseler gives the keynote speech at the launch of his new policy pamphlet ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down’, which was organised by the Global Policy Institute, Blenheim Strategy and the … Read More

Prof Stephen Haseler talking to RT about the UK-EU renegotiation

Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute, was interviewed by RT on 19th February 2016, talking about Prime Minister David Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the European Union:    

Getting Europe Moving Together

With the aim of identifying constructive ways to develop European prosperity, the Federal Trust, the Industry Forum and the Global Policy Institute, financially supported by the European Commission Representation in London, have been running thoughout 2012 a project entitled “Getting … Read More

New GPI Research Project: Out of the Turmoil: A New Middle East?

Against the background of the current turmoil in the Middle East, the Global Policy Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation are jointly organising a policy research project which seeks to: identify the main drivers of change; outline possible scenarios for … Read More