Biosecurity: Preparing for the Aftermath of Global Health Crises (Chatham House)

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a reminder that the security of samples taken during global health emergencies is a vital part of safeguarding biosecurity.

Professor David R Harper CBE, Benjamin Wakefield

Understanding the dynamics of the Indo-Pacific: US–China strategic competition, regional actors, and beyond (Chatham House)

The first issue of International Affairs in 2020 explores the geopolitics of the ‘Indo-Pacific’ region.

The NHS Is Not for Sale – But a US–UK Trade Deal Could Still Have an Impact (Chatham House)

Charles Clift examines what recently leaked documents mean – and do not mean – for healthcare in transatlantic trade negotiations.

Dr Charles Clift

UK General Election 2019: BBC–Chatham House Foreign Policy Debate (Chatham House)

As the UK prepares to go to the polls on 12 December, Chatham House and the BBC’s The World Tonight gave an audience the opportunity to put their international affairs questions to the foreign policy spokespersons from the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Scottish National Party.


Stephen Gethins, Candidate for Fife North East and Shadow Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Office (2018-19), Scottish National Party (remote)
Dominic Raab, Candidate for Esher & Walton, Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State (2019), Conservative Party
Emily Thornberry, Candidate for Islington South & Finsbury and Shadow Foreign Secretary (2016-19), Labour Party
Chuka Umunna, Candidate for Cities of London & Westminster and Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (2019), Liberal Democrat Party
Chair: Ritula Shah, The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4

Human Rights Priorities: An Agenda for Equality and Social Justice (Chatham House)

Following just over one year in office, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, outlines her ongoing priorities at a tumultuous time for fundamental rights protections worldwide.

Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Chair: Ruma Mandal, Head, International Law Programme, Chatham House