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The Foreign Policy Centre holds events to engage the public in debates around key international affairs issues. These include seminars, conferences, keynote speeches and expert roundtables. The majority of events will take place in London but the FPC will work with partners to hold events in other UK Cities and internationally. To listen to recordings of previous events visit our Soundcloud page or click on past events. For general enquiries about our events, please email:

Upcoming Events

Global Britain for an open world? Examining the importance of open societies to the UK’s ‘force for good’ ambitions

This virtual event will discuss the findings of an upcoming Foreign Policy Centre (FPC) and Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) publication entitled: Global Britain for an open world? Examining the importance of open societies to the UK’s ‘force for good’ ambitions. The event and publication seek to examine the UK’s approach to supporting open societies and show its importance in a changing world where authoritarian powers are gaining influence.   Following ...

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Rt Hon Alistair Burt, Pro-Chancellor at Lancaster University and former Minister of State for the Middle East

Catherine Stihler, Chief Executive Officer of Creative Commons

Joe Powell, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Open Government Partnership

Yasmine Ahmed, UK Director of Human Rights Watch

Chair: Adam Hug, Director of The Foreign Policy Centre

October 19, 2021
5:00pm-6:30pm (UK Time)

This event will be taking place on Zoom.

Please register for this event on Eventbrite here.

Anti-SLAPP Conference: Countering Legal Threats to Media Freedom

The Justice for Journalists (JFJ) Foundation and the Foreign Policy Centre (FPC) are delighted to announce the first UK anti-SLAPP conference to be held on Monday 22nd November and Tuesday 23rd November 2021. Journalists around the world are facing a significant, yet often hidden, challenge to their role as public watchdogs. The use of vexatious legal threats, often referred to as Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (SLAPP), have proliferated globally in recent years. They are ...

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November 22, 2021
- November 23, 2021

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