4 12, 2019

John Pinder Lecture 2019

By |2020-05-05T08:57:28+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Council|Tags: , |

John StevensTreasurer and Trustee, The Federal Trust Zagreb, 28th November 2019 It is a great pleasure to be back in Croatia after so long. What I have seen already since my arrival this afternoon constitutes the most eloquent exposition of the positive, transformative, peace and prosperity producing power of the [...]

8 11, 2019

Climate Change: European responses and Brexit

By |2020-06-15T10:18:07+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Brexit, Climate Change|Tags: , , |

10th December 2019 Joint event with Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute Our expert panel discussed the policy responses climate change in Germany, the UK and at EU level, and the impact Brexit might have on these. Speakers: Dr Brendan MooreSenior Research Associate, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Dr Hubertus [...]

6 11, 2019

From the European Union to the Human Federation

By |2020-06-15T10:18:56+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Europe, Federalism, Global|Tags: , , , |

Preparing Humanity for coexistence with Superintelligence 2nd December 2019 Lecture and Discussion with Tony Czarnecki, presenting his forthcoming book: Democracy for Human Federation – Coexisting with Superintelligence(external link to Amazon) Respondent: David Wood, Chair of London Futurists and Co-Founder of the Transhumanist Party Videos of the presentation and the response: [...]

17 10, 2019

NATO at 70: Poland in today’s Europe

By |2020-06-15T10:20:41+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Europe, Foreign Policy & Defence, Global|Tags: , , , |

18th November 2019 Joint event with the Polish think tank Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies Presentation of the publication: NATO: 1949 - 1999 - 2019. The 20 years of Poland in the 70 years of the Alliance(click to download the report in pdf format) The 70th anniversary of NATO establishment, [...]

10 09, 2019

Never-ending Brexit?

By |2020-06-15T10:21:14+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Brexit|Tags: , |

8th October 2019 Joint event with Federal Union and Global Policy Institute SPEAKERS: Dr Denis MacShane, former MP and UK Minister for Europe Dr Andrew Blick, Reader in Politics and Contemporary History at King’s College London Respondent: Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust Extract from Dr Denis MacShane's talk:Johnson may [...]

10 09, 2019

Federalism in Practice: Public Finance and a Democratic Union in Myanmar

By |2020-06-15T10:22:47+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Federalism, Global|Tags: , |

30th September 2019 March 2016 saw Myanmar’s first democratically elected government to take office since 1962, though under a constitution that gives veto powers to non-elected representatives.  Before it took office the National League for Democracy (NLD) set out a new direction for the country, stating that it would ‘strive [...]

17 07, 2019

The EU and Russia – What kind of neighbours?

By |2020-06-15T10:23:22+00:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Europe, Foreign Policy & Defence|Tags: , , |

17th September 2019 Speakers: Sir Rodric Braithwaite GCMGFormer British Ambassador in Moscow (1988 - 1992); Author of "Across the Moscow River: The World Turned Upside Down"; "Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War" and "Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979–89" Mary DejevksyWriter and Broadcaster; former foreign correspondent in [...]

10 01, 2019

Brexit fall out – The citizen’s perspective

By |2020-05-05T08:58:53+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: 2019|Tags: |

 The economic and social impact of Brexit 13th February 2019 Joint event with New Europeans EU27 citizens in the UK still face an uncertain future if Britain leaves the EU and British citizens still face being stripped of their EU citizenship. Meanwhile many of the anticipated social and economic consequences of Brexit [...]