Author: Matt Gillow

Matt Gillow takes a look at the stories and opinion you may have missed in the week in foreign policy for our weekly round-up....

What's next for the internet, and internet governance? Internet governance - understood by governments, private sector and civil society as the application of rules and procedures with regard to the internet - is a growing area of policy-making.  But in the second half of the last decade,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Thursday, 13th February, the British Foreign Policy Group welcomed Dr Maya Goodfellow, Professor Simon Heffer, Dr Shahmima Akhtar, Professor Sally Tomlinson and Professor Robert Tombs, for a discussion on 'Rethinking the British Empire and its Legacy Today.' Chaired...

Wednesday, February 19th On Wednesday, February 19th, the British Foreign Policy Group is hosting Jane Corbin for a private breakfast discussion, in collaboration with British Expertise International and the D Group. Jane Corbin is an acknowledged expert on the security dynamics of the Middle-East, writing and...

It’s been a big week in politics around the world, and a massive week in foreign policy, with the race to be the Democratic nominee for President in the United States kicking off in Iowa. Closer to home, the United Kingdom has been caught up...

The 26th Conference of the Parties, COP26 - the UN Climate Change Conference - takes place in Glasgow this coming November. Today, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will launch the UK’s hosting of the summit alongside David Attenborough, hailing the summit as ‘an important opportunity...

Boris Johnson, the UK’s most comfortable Prime Minister in quite some time, has promised the ‘biggest security, defence and foreign policy review since the end of the Cold War.’ Given the Conservative Party’s comprehensive election victory at the end of 2019, Prime Minister Johnson now has...

This week in foreign policy and global affairs saw London host the UK-Africa summit. Around one third of Africa’s leaders attended the conference on 20th January. The Economist assesses Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s attempts to woo leaders, telling them ‘Africa is the future’. As the...

When John Bolton was President Trump’s National Security Adviser, he argued that Africa would soon be home to a new phase of great power rivalries - with the United States, France, China and Russia vying for investment opportunities in the continent. Britain should heed this...

In a week of dramatic and turbulent news stories, we have put together our picks of opinion and analysis from across the world that you might have missed....