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Join our Foreign Policy Hackathon on Saturday, July 1

The next step in our Future United series, the Foreign Policy Hackathon, is coming on July 1 in central London.

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As part of our Future United series, six teams of millennial innovators have been researching some of the biggest global challenges in foreign policy and emerging technology, and how business, society and government …

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Open Innovation Weekend

As part of the first step of Future United, students and young professionals from across the country gathered in London on March 31-April 1 for our Open Innovation Weekend.

The weekend began with scenario building, examining possible futures for the UK and global politics and the challenges and opportunities each possibility presents. Participants then moved into …

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Britain Steps Into a Deglobalising World

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Britain has chosen to leave the European Union at a crucial moment for the world economy and the world trading system. Indications are growing that the continuous integration of global markets for goods and services, as well as of cross-border supply chains, is coming to …

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Britain’s Place as a Leading Democracy Lies in the Balance

As the old proverb says, in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters: one representing danger and the other, opportunity.  The danger right now is clear. The UK’s EU referendum result has split the country along national and regional lines. Negotiations with the EU are expected to be long and complex, and with …

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Old Threats, New World: Britain’s Security Landscape

Prediction is always an inexact science. Yet after 2016, which saw the British public defy expectations and vote to leave the European Union, and Americans elect Donald Trump to be president of the United States, understanding how Britain’s place in the world will evolve is even more difficult than usual. Nonetheless, though Brexit has caused …

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Future Democracy

 

The application window for Future United is now closed. More information about our events programme and policy ideas will be available soon!

 

Read more from our experts:
Britain’s Place as a Leading Democracy Lies in the Balance by Georgina Wright

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Future Security

 

The application window for Future United is now closed. More information about our events programme and policy ideas will be available soon!

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Old Threats, New World: Britain’s Security Landscape by Claire Yorke

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Future Trade

 

The application window for Future United is now closed. More information about our events programme and policy ideas will be available soon!

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Britain Steps Into a Deglobalising World by Sebastian Dullien

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Stopping the Post-Brexit Brain Drain

Britain’s economic welfare is heavily dependent on its trade within the EU. Indeed, it was principally for the economic benefits of being in the free trade area that Britain took up membership in 1973. Since then, the British economy has undergone transformation that has seen London rise to the summit of the financial sector. It …