Royal Institute of International Affairs

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Institute of International Affairs
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Teazle Fredenburgh obituary

My mother, Teazle Fredenburgh, who has died aged 104, was passionately interested in people and their cultures, and in the world events that affected and involved them.She was born Julie Taylor in London, and brought up in the West End, where her parents, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

*Saudi-British Relations Workshop Starts in Riyadh

Riyadh, Jumada II 16, 1435, Apr 16, 2014, SPA -- The first workshop of "Saudi-British Relations " started here yesterday.The workshop was organized by the Institute of Diplomatic Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the participation of the ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

New research centre will 'help manufacturers improve efficiency'

(L-R): Mangesh Gharfalkar; Dr Graham Hillier; Dr Richard Court; and Callum Campbell.A new research centre dedicated to finding ways to ‘help businesses improve manufacturing efficiency’ has been set up as a collaborative partnership between Teesside University, ... [Published Resource - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

The West must not blame itself for Putin's revanchism

Editor's note: Robin Niblett is director of Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) and was previously the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies. ... [Published CNN - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

All eyes East

For much of its 24-year existence, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) had, despite its name, a perspective and membership with a decidedly Western tilt. But with a growing membership that's now almost evenly divided among U.S., European and Asian ... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

News story: UK - Lesotho relations boosted

The Prime Minister of Lesotho, The Right Honourable Dr Thomas Thabane, is visiting London this week to set out to potential UK investors the opportunities for business in the ‘Mountain Kingdom’. He will address an Investment Forum at Marlborough House, ... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

WTTC announces big-name line-up for 2014 Global Summit

Saturday, 5th April 2014Source : World Travel & Tourism CouncilThe World Travel & Tourism Council’s 2014 Global Summit in Hainan, China, will examine the role of the industry as a force for good in the world, with headline contributions from Kofi Annan, ... [Published 4Hoteliers - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

John Kerry meets Mahmoud Abbas in bid to rescue Middle East peace talks

John Kerry (L) meets with Mahmoud Abbas in the Jordanian capital Amman. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Amid fears the stalled Middle East peace talks are heading towards collapse, the US secretary of state, John Kerry , travelled to Amman on Wednesdayfor ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

IMF: Qatar economics still strong

Iraq’s financial situation is far from satisfactory. The Gulf states and Saudi Arabia have provided the country with something like $30bn but there are some signs of a growing reluctance to lend any more.Issue 200 - 28 November 1982long- standing political ... [Published Gulf States NewsLetter - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

WTTC’s big name line-up

Dame DeAnne Julius More details are emerging of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s 2014 Global Summit in Hainan (China), 24-25 April 2014.UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Jeffrey Katzenberg, Founder of DreamWorks Animation are already lined up but ... [Published The Business Travel News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Land war is the Army's priority

Military intervention is a question of when, not if, and the Army must prepare for that The Chief of the General Staff, Sir Peter Wall, said it with some relish in his speech at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) last Wednesday: ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Jan 22 2014 - Updated Jan 22 2014 - 2 reports

Global Commission on Internet Governance Announced

A new Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) was announced today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt has been named as chair for the GCIG.The GCIG has been founded ... [Published WebProNews - Jan 22 2014]

Quotes

...He is the author of "Playing to its Strengths: Rethinking the UK's Role in a Changing World" and editor and contributing author to "America and a Changed World: A Question of Leadership...
"We go to different countries for different reasons at different points of time," said WTTC CEO David Scowsill. "We're in China this time because China is rapidly becoming a powerhouse in travel and tourism as well as a global economic force. We'll be having specific summit sessions about China; there are a number of questions about how it's going to evolve."
...with Abbas underlined the further danger to US credibility of a peace process unravelling, and the inability of both sides to reach a compromise. "I think the US embarked on something very difficult that is gradually becoming impossible. US credibility is on the line – and not just in the Middlethe Middle East. The prognosis is not good and both sides are making demands they know are impossible for the other side. That is compounded by two weak leaders of two weak political systems that cannot make decisions."
The report notes that 22 heads of West African States signed in June 2013 a code of conduct for prevention of piracy, robbery of vessels and other "illicit maritime activities ."

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Teazle Fredenburgh obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
*Saudi-British Relations Workshop Starts in Riyadh [Published Saudi Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
New research centre will 'help manufacturers im... [Published Resource - Apr 15 2014]
The West must not blame itself for Putin's reva... [Published CNN - Apr 12 2014]
All eyes East [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 09 2014]
News story: UK - Lesotho relations boosted [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 07 2014]
WTTC announces big-name line-up for 2014 Global... [Published 4Hoteliers - Apr 05 2014]
John Kerry meets Mahmoud Abbas in bid to rescue... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
IMF: Qatar economics still strong [Published Gulf States NewsLetter - Mar 26 2014]
WTTC’s big name line-up [Published The Business Travel News - Mar 24 2014]
Twenty-five Distinguished Experts Appointed to ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 20 2014]
WTTC announces big-name line-up for 2014 Global... [Published World Travel & Tourism Council - Mar 19 2014]
São Tomé hosts meeting on piracy in Gulf of Guinea [Published Angola Press - Mar 19 2014]
Land war is the Army's priority [Published Telegraph - Mar 15 2014]
Natural Gas Dependence Hobbles Western Response... [Published Planetizen - Mar 11 2014]
High-Level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation... [Published ICANN Blog - Jan 31 2014]
Davos sees launch of new commission for interne... [Published Telecompaper - Jan 23 2014]
Global Commission on Internet Governance Announced [Published WebProNews - Jan 22 2014]
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