External Opportunities

The Politics and International Relations Society is committed to organising a great calendar of events over the course of the year, but we also try and share as many external events that we know will be of extreme interest to our members.

See below for any events that may be of interest to you:

RHUL Law Society – White Helmets Films Screening
2nd March

Join us for a film screening of White Helmets followed by a panel discussion with three experts. Our guest expert Professor Bill Bowring has been an expert for the UN and other international organisations; he’s also advised the UK government as well. There’s more information on our experts in the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1202956353135350/

LSE public forum – North Korea: Beyond the Headlines
Taking place in the LSE campus on 18th March!
This forum would provide a platform for detailed discussions on various aspects of North Korea , from North Korean society to the prospects for, and challenges of, Korean unification. For more details, please check https://www.facebook.com/events/1812005269063923/?active_tab=discussion!

Early bird ticket sale has started today and will end this Sunday. It will be great if you can help us to spread the words!

The link for ticket sale: http://bit.ly/2kZMCLQ

#FutureUnited the Foreign Policy Competition

If you are under 30 in the UK and interested in emerging technologies, Foreign Policy and shaping the global institutions of the future then check out #FutureUnited the Foreign Policy Competition. The competition will take place throughout 2017 around three themes of Future Security, Future Democracy and Future Trade and teams will come together at three key events:

– Open Innovation Event to form research teams and inspire ideas.
– A Foreign Policy Hackathon to develop and refine ideas by connecting the teams to innovative technologists, social entrepreneurs and foreign policy experts
– Final pitch off event at the end of 2017 for the teams to present their ideas to a panel of judges, decision makers and experts.

If you are interested then apply as soon as possible before the deadline on 6th March by following the below link and filling out the application form with your 300 word response to the below question:

Propose how two or more sectors of society (e.g. government, civil society, the private sector, NGOs, SMEs, trade unions etc.) can collaborate to further UK leadership in one of the three areas of International Trade, International Security and International Democracy.



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