Our Trade & International Affairs Network provides insights into current affairs and policy impacting the international climate in which WIG members operate.

The programme includes briefings and round table discussions with Ambassadors from across the globe, and briefings with experts on:

  • Trade
  • Defence
  • International affairs
  • Geopolitics

 

Upcoming events

Judith Slater, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

05/09/2019

Joanna Crellin, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean

06/09/2019

An insight into American politics: Anthony Gardner, Senior Advisor, Brunswick Group and former US Ambassador to the EU

12/09/2019

Angus Lapsley, Director General, Strategy and International, Ministry of Defence

20/09/2019

Workshop: The Future of Trade with Mike Short, Chief Scientific Adviser, DIT

25/09/2019

Preparing for Brexit: collaboration at the front line - a site visit to Kent County Council

07/10/2019

Simon Penney, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for The Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan

11/10/2019

Mark Slaughter, Director General, Investment, Department for International Trade

15/10/2019

Chris Giles, Economics Editor, The Financial Times

06/11/2019

 

Resources of interest

Podcast: Dr. Jane Williams, Lead for Operations at the Defence and Security Accelerator | Briefing

Audio

19 February 2019

Podcast from briefing with Dr. Jane Williams, Lead for Operations at the Defence and Security Accelerator, Tuesday 19th February 2019

Slides: Dr. Jane Williams, Lead for Operations at the Defence and Security Accelerator | Briefing

Audio

19 February 2019

Slides from briefing with Dr. Jane Williams, Lead for Operations at the Defence and Security Accelerator, Tuesday 19th February 2019

Slides: Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI | Briefing

Document (pdf)

24 January 2019

Podcast: Philip Parham, UK Envoy to the Commonwealth | Briefing

Audio

12 December 2018

Podcast: Adrian O'Neill, Ambassador of Ireland to the UK

Audio

16 May 2018

Podcast: Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador to the UK

Audio

24 April 2018

Podcast: Susan Acland-Hood, Chief Executive, HM Courts & Tribunals Service

Audio

29 March 2018

Podcast: Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service

Audio

01 March 2018

WIG International Trade Conference 2018 Brochure

Document (pdf)

07 February 2018

Podcast: Dr Catherine Raines, Director-General, International Trade & Investment, Department for International Trade

Audio

22 June 2017