A stack of recycled paper ready to be bound into books at a workshop in Kolkata, India. The workshop is run by a local NGO which provides skills training to women who used to be informal waste collectors. Photo: Felix Preston.
Chatham House Briefing

A Wider Circle? The Circular Economy in Developing Countries

5 December 2017
Lower-income countries are in many ways more ‘circular’ than their developed-economy counterparts – the question is how to turn this into a development opportunity.
Pro-EU protesters in Athens, June 2015. Photo: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images.
Chatham House Briefing

Europe's Political Tribes: Exploring the Diversity of Views Across the EU

1 December 2017
Analysis of more than 10,000 Europeans has identified six distinct groups of voters across the continent – challenging the polarized ‘pro’ and anti-‘EU’ narrative around Europe’s future. 
US President Donald Trump speaks at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on 18 April 2017, prior to signing the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.
Research paper

Trade Policy Under President Trump: Implications for the US and the World

3 November 2017
If a new trade policy framework can be developed, Trump’s presidency could offer a chance to move the debate forward and actually strengthen global trade by addressing some genuine shortcomings within the current system.
Farmer Mark Thomas shows his prizewinning champion South Devon bull in the show ring on the first day of the Royal Cornwall Show near Wadebridge on 9 June 2016, in Cornwall, England. Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.
Chatham House Briefing

The Implications of Brexit for UK, EU and Global Agricultural Reform in the Next Decade

2 November 2017
Implementing a sustainable, market-orientated agricultural policy is a genuine opportunity for UK global leadership outside the EU in the next decade.
Customers register their MTN Group Ltd mobile phone sim cards at a roadside kiosk in Lagos, Nigeria, on 31 October 2015. The South African multinational MTN is Africa’s largest wireless operator. Photo: Bloomberg/Getty Images.
Research paper

South Africa’s Economic Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa: Drivers, Constraints and Future Prospects

2 November 2017
As South Africa’s ability to fulfil its complex and often conflicting roles diminishes, it must develop a more strategic and realistic approach to a changing continent.
A Customs and Border Protection officer processes an incoming passenger at Newark Liberty International Airport. Photo: James Tourtellotte/United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection/Flickr.
Research paper

The US Visa Waiver Program: Facilitating Travel and Enhancing Security

25 October 2017
Managing the balance between national security and the benefits of the visa waiver program will likely remain a tightrope exercise for policymakers for some time.
A banner marking the first anniversary of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea is hung during a plenary session of Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, in Kyiv on 6 March 2015. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Contributor/Getty Images.
Chatham House Report

The Struggle for Ukraine

18 October 2017
Four years on from its Euromaidan revolution, Ukraine is fighting for survival as an independent and viable state.
A woman walks on the roof of the Great Mosque of Djenné after praying. The Great Mosque of Djenné was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988, along with the old town of Djenné, in the central region of Mali. Photo: United Nations.
Research paper

Nuclear Disarmament and the Protection of Cultural Heritage

10 October 2017
States possessing nuclear weapons should be called upon to consider and publish the risks posed to cultural heritage, and their mitigation strategies, in their nuclear-weapons doctrines and policies.
Businessman on bicycle passing skyline of La Defense business district in Paris, France. Photo: EschCollection/Getty Images.
Research paper

Supporting the US Economy by Improving the Mobility of High-skilled Labour Across the Atlantic

27 September 2017
US policymakers should give special consideration to a more open immigration policy for highly skilled professionals from the EU. This would ultimately benefit the US economy.
Syrian people in Jarablus district in Syria after the area is freed from ISIS during Operation Euphrates Shield. Photo: Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.
Research paper

Post-ISIS Governance in Jarablus: A Turkish-led Strategy

26 September 2017
Turkey’s capacity to ensure the sustainability of its successes against ISIS depends largely on improving governance in Jarablus.