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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policymakers, and is ideally placed to attract high-quality speakers and participants at its events. These vary in size and format from set-piece lectures to conferences and seminars.

189th RUSI Annual General Meeting

16 July 2020, 16:00

A notice of all business to be transacted at the meeting shall be posted on the Institute’s website, at least 14 days before the date of...

Launch of the Building Stronger Societies Webinar Series: Restricting Foreign Acquisitions for the Sake of National Security

17 July 2020, 11:00

In the past few months, an increasing number of Western countries - including Poland, Italy, Sweden and the UK - have announced new...

VJ Day 75 Years On: Reflections on the UK-Japan Relationship

13 August 2020, 10:00

15 August 2020 – VJ Day - marks both the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War. The conclusion of years of hardship,...

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: Countering CBRN At Home and Abroad

23 September 2020, 9:00

The use of Chemical Weapons is a war crime. Yet chemical weapons have been used widely during the Syrian conflict, including the use of nerve agents, while in 2018 Russia conducted a nerve agent...

Modern Deterrence Autumn 2020 Conference

21 October 2020, 9:00

RUSI Modern Deterrence conference in partnership with the NATO Public Diplomacy Division.With threats and aggression facing liberal democracies increasing, national security is more important today...

RUSI-RIAC UK-Russia Security Dialogue 2018-2019 Report Launch

28 March 2019, 14:30
RUSI Whitehall

Notwithstanding the UK and Russia’s very difficult political relationship, over the past year, RUSI in partnership with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) has been running bilateral workshops bringing together policy and industry...

Breakfast Briefing - Security on the Korean Peninsula: Continuity and Change

27 March 2019, 8:15
RUSI Whitehall

One of the stories of 2018 has been how a situation on the Korean peninsula that came so close to conflict in the late stages of 2017 has been turned into a tale of two processes: one, the US-DPRK dialogue, which focusses mainly on the nuclear and...

The Case for a National Defence Course

21 March 2019, 8:30
RUSI Whitehall

Finnish national security is based on the Total Defence concept and the National Defence Course forms a key part of this policy. The course, which now has a two year waiting list, brings together leaders from the armed forces, government leadership...

Combat Air Survivability Conference

20 March 2019, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall

The survivability equation is not simply a question of picking stealth or advanced kinematics, jamming or stand-off weapons, massed or exquisite platforms, but instead a mix of different elements to create a balanced solution suitable for the threat...

RUSI Under 35's Forum: The Future of Defence and Security

19 March 2019, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

In honour of International Women's Day on 8 March, this all-female panel of researchers from our Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, Military Science and National Security and Resilience teams, will...

The City of London as seen from the Thames. Courtesy of Kim Hansen/Wikimedia

The Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision: First Year Review

12 March 2019, 10:30
RUSI Whitehall

Active since January 2018, OPBAS is a new regulator set up by the UK government to strengthen the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) supervisory regime and ensure the professional body AML supervisors provide consistently high standards of AML...

Learning to Fight Daesh

11 March 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

In June 2014, Iraq lost 40% of its territory to the Islamic State. Over the past four years, the Iraqi army has regrouped and fought a gruelling campaign of liberation. Their adversary was devious and adaptive, utilising vehicle borne IEDs and armed...

The Role of Academic–Law Enforcement Partnerships in Tackling Organised Crime

11 March 2019, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

Discussions will focus on those initiatives that unite academics and practitioners, looking to understand the modalities, rationales and impacts of these collaborations – what works, what doesn’t, and why?Attendees will include practitioners and...

UK PONI Table Top Exercise

08 March 2019, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

The Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) is often referred to as the cornerstone of the non-proliferation regime. It is underpinned by three pillars; non-proliferation, the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and disarmament.  Every 5 years states...

UK PONI Table Top Exercise

08 March 2019, 9:00

The Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) is often referred to as the cornerstone of the non-proliferation regime. It is underpinned by three pillars; non-proliferation, the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and disarmament. Every 5 years states...

Resilience training: how to involve the population in resilience and national security?

06 March 2019, 8:30
RUSI Whitehall

In recent years, many people’s only exposure to the armed forces and national security is on national occasions of remembrance and support for forces charities. Threats to national security and the impact that might have on daily life rarely...

NATO’s Efforts in Projecting Stability: The Role of Allied Joint Force Command Naples

05 March 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

The NATO Allied Joint Force Command in Naples is focused on providing advice and assistance to missions in identifying the root causes of instability and strengthening partnerships as a component of projecting stability. As part of a new initiative...

Robert Hannigan on the Creation of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre

28 February 2019, 18:15
RUSI Whitehall

In 2016, Robert established the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The NCSC acts as a bridge between industry and government, providing a unified source of advice, guidance and support on cyber security, including the management of cyber...

UK PONI Event: Ways forward for the NPT? A discussion with H.E. Ambassador Rafael Mariano Grossi

27 February 2019, 14:00

Please note that this event will take place at King’s College London in room K0.18The non-proliferation regime faces a number of growing challenges. A lack of progress on disarmament, US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA...

Then US President Barack Obama chairs a UN Security Council meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, NY, 24 September 2009. Courtesy of the White House/Pete Souza

Borders and the Rules-Based International System: A Historical and Legal Basis

25 February 2019, 9:30
RUSI Whitehall

It is a moment of great flux in the international environment. Established rules and structures are increasingly under threat and challenge from all sides. Borders are challenged by non-state terrorist groups and assertive powers claiming land,...

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