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Inaugural Brexit Trade Briefing with the Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

The Legatum Institute hosted the inaugural conference of its Special Trade Commission (STC), in London.

The STC which is made up of distinguished trade experts, who have, in total, over 200 years’ experience in successful trade negotiation, travelled to London especially for this event from around the world.

Their gathering couldn’t have been more timely in the week that Parliament discussed the triggering of Article 50.


Britain and Europe: Culture, Country or Continent?

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

The Legatum Institute's 'Roads to Freedom' Series hosted a panel discussion ahead of the UK’s forthcoming EU Referendum that offered a fresh perspective through analysing Britain's relationship with continental Europe in the context of a thousand years of history.


Britain's Future in the World: A Time of Choosing

Thursday, 5 May 2016

As the EU referendum approaches, the Legatum Institute hosted a debate on Britain’s role in the world with Steve Baker (MP for Wycombe), Gideon Rachman (Financial Times) and Anne Applebaum (Legatum Institute).


Why Obama is Right to Urge Britain to Stay in the EU

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The United States can't afford for the UK to lose its foothold as a world leader, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post).


Can the Odd Couple of Cameron and Corbyn Save Britain’s EU Membership?

Friday, 15 April 2016

The referendum has produced the awkward spectacle of a Labour leader having to ditch his lifelong anti-Europeanism, and a Conservative prime minister whose survival is reliant on left-wing voters, writes Legatum fellow Tim Montgomerie (CapX)


Brexit Debate: Britain Will Be More Prosperous Inside the EU

Monday, 11 April 2016

As part of the 1675 Club series, Abigail Watson (Research Intern at the Legatum Institute) moderated a roundtable table discussion on the forthcoming EU referendum. The motion was: “Britain will be more prosperous inside the EU”


Leaving the EU Will Weaken Britain and Its Place in Europe

Friday, 8 April 2016

With Western values facing unprecedented challenges, undermining Europe is a risk too far, argues Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute’s Transitions Forum (Evening Standard)


Why Insurgency Is Fun

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

The status quo in the Western democracies is under attack—and its defenders are looking more listless by the hour, writes Christian Caryl, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and editor of Democracy Lab.


Leaving the EU Will Hurt British Science

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Replacing European science grants with British government grants will not repair the damage to the science base of the economy should Britain decide to leave the EU, argues Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (BloombergView)


Cameron Needs Some Basic Lessons in Diplomacy

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

The PM has turned the EU negotiations into a one man show, writes Abigail Watson, Research Intern at the Legatum Institute (


The UK Leaving the European Union Could Mean the End of Both of Them

Friday, 5 February 2016

A Brexit would send shock waves across the EU, and boost the Scottish independence movement, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


Europe’s New Right Sounds Like the Old Left

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Nationalist parties are winning votes by adopting ‘leftwing’ ideas, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Financial Times)


Rollback: Central Europe’s Populist Tide

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Anton Shekhovtsov, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Legatum Institute, presented his new paper, ‘Is Transition Reversible? The Case of Central Europe’, in conversation with Anne Applebaum and Slawomir Sierakowski.


Putin’s Useful Idiots: Russian Media and the European Far Right

Thursday, 24 September 2015

At a recent lunch discussion moderated by Anne Applebaum, Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, exposed the increasingly strong ties between the Russian media and the European far right.


Migrant Crisis in Hungary

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum, participated in an ABC podcast on Hungary's struggle to meet the challenge of the thousands seeking escape from violence in places like Syria and Iraq.


Europe’s Deadly Denial

Monday, 14 September 2015

The refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Slate)


Refugee Crisis: Europe lacks "a coherent plan", LI's Anne Applebaum warns on Newsnight

Friday, 4 September 2015

“There has not been a coherent European plan for dealing with the refugee crisis” argues Anne Applebaum, the Legatum Institute’s Director of the Transitions Forum on BBC Newsnight.


Greece is a Turning Point for the EU

Thursday, 9 July 2015

After the Greek crisis, the European Union will either have to deepen its union or drift apart, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


It’s the Greek Politics, Stupid

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The Greek crisis is a political mess that threatens all of Europe, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


What Transition? The Strange Case of Hungary and Romania

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Anton Shekhovtsov, Transitions Forum Visiting Senior Fellow, shared insights from his research on Romania and Hungary’s democratic development—and the threats that might lie ahead—at a roundtable discussion.


It’s Getting Ugly in Hungary

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Desperate to shore up his flagging popularity, Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is embracing the far right, writes Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Fellow at the Legatum Institute (Democracy Lab)


The End of Britain As We Know It

Sunday, 10 May 2015

David Cameron’s re-election could mark the start of internal upheaval, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


How the European Far Right Became Mainstream

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Strategic ‘deradicalisation’ is the key to winning euroskeptic votes, writes Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Fellow to the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Politico)


Failing Champion: How Moldova's European Chances Are Dwindling—and Why it Matters

Monday, 6 October 2014

The Legatum Institute launched the third paper in a series with the Institute of Modern Russia, Moldova: The Failing Champion of European Integration, written by Chisinau-based journalist Vladimir Soloviev.


What's Gone Wrong with the EU? And What Do We Know About the Economics of the EU Membership?

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

The Legatum Institute's inaugural 'Economics of Prosperity' lecture played host to Graeme Leach, Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies at the Legatum Institute and Roger Bootle, Managing Director of Capital Economics and winner of the Wolfson Economics Prize. The speakers spoke on the topics of: What do we know about the economics of the EU membership? and what has gone wrong with the EU?


“We want to force the authorities and elites out of their comfort zones”

Monday, 18 June 2012

Three of Russia’s most high profile opposition leaders discuss Russian politics, corruption, and the role of the West.