Chatham House

Chatham House

Type NGO
Year founded 1920
Location London United Kingdom United Kingdom
Functions Advocacy, Research
Funding sources Individual citizens, Member funded
Tags international affairs
Summary The Institute, formerly called The Royal Institute of International Affairs, was renamed Chatham House in September 2004. It is a think tank and membership organization for individuals, corporations, governments, and NGOs and is precluded by its charter from expressing any institutional view or policy on any aspect of international affairs. The main aims of the Institute are to (1) stimulate research in political, business, security and other key issues in the international arena; (2) foster dialogue; and (3) influence policymakers.

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Chatham House · 11 November 2022

The use of facial recognition technology in public spaces for police surveillance has seen a swift take-up across Latin America. Its adoption appears motivated by political considerations. In a region …

Chatham House · 4 November 2022

The impacts of climate change are wreaking destruction across the world, causing loss and damage that adversely affects livelihoods, human health, ecosystems and cultural heritage. Many of the countries and …

Chatham House · 28 October 2022

For policymakers inside and outside Iraq, including in the West, Muqtada al-Sadr has been an enigmatic leader claiming many identities, shifting from insurgent militia leader to reformist protest leader, and …

Chatham House · 14 October 2022

Current global biodiversity and climate change mitigation plans up to 2030 lack detail and suitable levels of ambition. Critical funding gaps in the region of $536 billion per year risk …

Chatham House · 4 October 2022

A large majority of the 100 million-plus forcibly displaced people worldwide find refuge in low- and middle-income countries. In recent years, the international community has ramped up efforts to better …

Chatham House · 4 October 2022

Unsustainable production, consumption and disposal of the world’s resources are primary causes of the triple threat of pollution, climate change and biodiversity loss. This linear model is also a significant …

Chatham House · 28 September 2022

The forest sector is not yet making an effective contribution towards sustainable development. With the global climate and biodiversity crises becoming more evident, establishing resilient land and forest economies is …

Chatham House · 8 September 2022

To understand contemporary challenges to European democracy, it is crucial to look beyond the surface of politics and consider the deeper relationship between democracy and the economy. Instead of focusing …

Chatham House · 7 September 2022

Government and private sector interest in artificial intelligence (AI) for border security and for use in asylum and immigration systems is growing. Academics and civil society are calling for greater …

Chatham House · 1 September 2022

The UK is less exposed to the direct trade effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine than its European neighbours. However, the indirect and longer-term effects of the war on UK …

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