This primer explains the Responsibility to Protect concept, including its origins, applications and critiques. Read more
Based on field research conducted in Africa with British and international military personnel, this brief focusses on the military contribution to UK efforts in Kenya, Mali and Nigeria. Read more
March saw the eradication of the last scrap of the Islamic State movement’s Caliphate in Syria and Iraq after a five-year struggle. It did not witness the destruction of the movement, which new data shows remains highly active in Iraq, Syria and two dozen other countries. This briefing assesses the evolution of IS in Iraq and Syria and its re-emergence in Africa and Asia. Read more
From 28 February to 1 March, the Remote Warfare Programme held a two day conference entitled ‘Conceptualising Remote Warfare: The Past, Present and Future’. This roundtable looks at how Artificial intelligence will effect the future of remote warfare. Read more
ORG promotes international policy-making that is inclusive, accountable, sustainable and effective. We work to transform thinking about security, helping to break out of the cycle of conflict and violence.
ORG is looking for an expert on climate change and security issues to lead on implementation of a new project on integrating climate change analysis into UK national security planning processes. Expressions of interest are sought by noon on 4 April.
ORG is seeking an experienced and dynamic fundraiser to join its team in London. Working closely with ORG’s Senior Management Group, the post-holder will lead in refining and implementing ORG’s fundraising strategy and campaigns with a primary focus on raising and sustaining unrestricted revenues, including through targeted proposals, special events, campaigns and personal outreach. Apply by 16th April.
From 28 February to 1 March, the Remote Warfare Programme held a two day conference entitled ‘Conceptualising Remote Warfare: The Past, Present and Future’. This panel examines the oversight and accountability of remote warfare.
Oxford Research Group’s (ORG) Strategic Peacebuilding Programme and Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS) held a one-day roundtable discussion on 19 March entitled ‘Local Peacebuilding in Yemen: Opportunities and Challenges’ at Chatham House in London. Read more
The Oxford Research Group’s Remote Warfare Programme held a two day conference at the end of February entitled ‘Conceptualising Remote Warfare: The Past, Present and Future’. Read more
Oxford Research Group’s Remote Warfare Programme submitted evidence to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s (PACAC) inquiry recently, looking at the British Parliament’s role in authorising the use of military force. Read more