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Leadership in an Age of Friction: Building a Resilient International Order

21 February 2018 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm

Chatham House, London


Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House
Peter Maurer, President, International Committee of the Red Cross

Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst CMG, Distinguished Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House



At a time when intergovernmental cooperation on issues such as international peace and security, trade, energy and climate change is being put at risk due to conflicting world views, the international order built after the Second World War has become more difficult to sustain and questions have emerged over its resilience.

During this event the president of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, and the director of Chatham House, Robin Niblett, discuss the importance of leadership in navigating a turbulent and fractured world, and how to create a more resilient international order fit for the 21st century.

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