Our researchers tackle a range of specific topics and issues within international affairs, grouped across wider themes which cover the breadth of our expertise.
Examining traditional security threats and how various states use military forces and strategies both for defence purposes and to project power overseas.
Huge challenges face the 21st century global economy, while the modern global trade system – largely shaped by the United States – is in flux.
Analysing policy recommendations aimed at tackling climate change and the shift to a more sustainable model of economic growth.
Analysis on how to anticipate and combat global health risks and disease threats, financing a global health architecture, and universal health coverage (UHC).
The changing balance of global political and economic power since the 1990s is calling the entire post-war international order into question.
The US is still largely seen as the world’s most powerful country, but China is the most populated nation, with growing economic and political influence.
Ongoing shifts in political structures and international law impact major issues such as democracy, globalization, migration and citizenship.
Contemporary society is characterised by hugely increased human interconnection across the world with the pace of change unprecedented in history.
The rapid evolution of technology brings societies closer to finding solutions for complex policy challenges. But it can be disruptive to legal frameworks.
Chatham House is a world-leading policy institute with a mission to help governments and societies build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.
© Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2021
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