Invitation Only Research Event
Chatham House | 10 St James's Square | London | SW1Y 4LE
Sir Simon McDonald KCMG KCVO, Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House
As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, it faces important questions about its place in the world. Brexit creates the opportunity for a fundamental reassessment of the UK’s international role: a chance to examine the priorities which should guide policymakers, the capabilities the UK needs to meet its international ambitions and the compromises that this could involve. This comes at a time when the domestic politics of foreign policy in the UK is shifting and when the global context – from an increasingly unilateral America, a still rising China, a distracted European Union and an ongoing technological revolution - poses new challenges for all states. The session will address the following questions:
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL.