Past Events

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 06:00 PM
    National Liberal Club

    Fundraiser: Kremlin Kleptocrats and how to counter them - An Evening with Bill Browder

    Bill Browder

     

    Bill Browder and Edward Lucas have been allies for more than a decade, alerting the West to the danger of foreign corruption and its enablers.



    Bill is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee human rights campaigner. Once the leading western investor in Russia, he has exposed the greed and brutality at the heart of Vladimir Putin’s regime. He now campaigns against illicit finance — dirty money — and against authoritarian regimes' abuse of the international legal system, notably their intimidation of critics through Interpol Red Notices.

    Bill has pioneered Magnitsky sanctions, named after murdered Russian whistle-blower Sergei Magnitsky, which are now in place in the US, Canada, Britain and other jurisdictions.

    His prize-winning book "Red Notice" is on sale.

     

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    If you would like to come, please RSVP promptly. Our previous event “Democracy in Danger” with Anne Applebaum was booked out within 48 hours.

    When

    Monday 10th January, 2022 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm 

    Drinks from 6:00pm (cash bar) | Event begins at 7:00pm

    Where

    National Liberal Club
    1 Whitehall Place
    London, SW1A 2HE

    To register, go to our main site 👈

    If you are unable to attend in person, you can join us via Twitter.


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  • Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 06:00 PM
    National Liberal Club in London, United Kingdom

    Fundraiser - An Evening with Vince Cable

    Vince Cable

    Vince Cable and Edward Lucas, both leaders within their respective fields, come together to provide gripping, insightful and accessible insights into UK-China relations.

     

    The exposure of an alleged Chinese agent at Westminster has highlighted the controversy over the country's relationship with the People's Republic.

    The Cities of London & Westminster Liberal Democrats are pleased to host this topical discussion on a vital issue that touches foreign and domestic policy.

     

    Former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable is the author of The China Conundrum: Engagement or Conflict, a book that argues against a US-led “cold war” with China.

    "Snubbing modern China will do nothing for human rights, domestic security or global stability. We should be committed to working with and influencing this rising superpower – without illusions, but also without fear.” he says.

    Edward Lucas, prospective parliamentary candidate for the Cities of London & Westminster, is the former editor of the China Influence Monitor, a weekly newsletter that exposes and counters Chinese Communist Party influence in the West.

    He coined the phrase “Hegemonic Discourse Control” to describe Chinese Communist Party attempts to silence critics and control discussion. “Our media, academic and political freedom are at risk” he argues.

    So who’s wrong? Are the “China-hawks” creating an unnecessary and fruitless confrontation? Or are the “China-doves” paving the way to the West’s eclipse by a totalitarian superpower? 

    Come and decide for yourself, following an evening of simmering discussion.

    There will be a signing and copies of The China Conundrum: Engagement or Conflict will be on sale at the event.


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    This is a fundraising event and while we have made some great strides, our goal is yet to be accomplished. With your financial support, we really believe we can win! 

    If you would like to come, please RSVP promptly. Our previous event “Kremlin Kleptocrats and how to counter them” with Bill Browder was sold out quickly!

    When

    Friday 11th February, 2022 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm 

    Drinks from 6:00pm (cash bar) | Event begins at 7:00pm

    Where

    National Liberal Club
    1 Whitehall Place
    London, SW1A 2HE

    To register, click link at bottom of page 👇

    If you were unable to attend in person, you can watch the livestream below


    COVID-19

    We ask all guests to be double vaccinated and to take a lateral flow test on the day. If positive, please do not attend the event. Please wear a mask to protect everyone. Thank you! 

     

    GDPR Compliance

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  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 06:00 PM
    National Liberal Club in London, United Kingdom

    Fundraiser: Climate Change the Forgotten Crisis - An Evening with Tom Burke

    Tom Burke

     

    The Climate Crisis as COP26 drew the world's attention three months ago. Since then the fuel crisis, the conflict in Ukraine and partygate have pulled the headlines away. Pressure seems to be growing to row back on the COP26 commitments.
     

    The Cities of London & Westminster Liberal Democrats are pleased to host a discussion on this vital but neglected issue.
     
    Tom Burke is co-founder and chair of European Climate change think tank E3G and former Friends of the Earth director. E3G's mission is to translate climate politics, economics and policies into action. Tom is also Chairman of the China Dialogue Trust, Climate Advisor to governments and companies in the UK and visiting Professor at both Imperial College and UCL

    Alistair Barr will be the moderator for this event. He is the vice-chair of the Cities of London & Westminster Borough local party and candidate for Marylebone ward in the May local elections. 

    Climate change cannot be left to change itself. Come and give it the attention it deserves. 


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    We need your support and appreciate your contribution in lieu of a set ticket price. Please donate generously as this is a fundraising event for Edward Lucas’s election campaign.

    With your financial support, let us win this constituency!

    If you would like to come, please RSVP promptly. Our previous event Getting China Wrong” with Sir Vince Cable was sold out quickly!

    WHEN

    Monday 28th February, 2022 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm 

    Drinks from 6:00pm (cash bar) | Event begins at 7:00pm

    WHERE

    National Liberal Club
    1 Whitehall Place
    London, SW1A 2HE

    To register, do so on our main page and offer what you can 👇

    If you were unable to attend in person, you can watch the live-stream via YouTube below


    COVID-19

    We ask all guests to be double vaccinated and to take a lateral flow test on the day. If positive, please do not attend the event. Please wear a mask to protect everyone. Thank you! 

    GDPR Compliance

    If you do not wish to be photographed, please make this clear to a member of the team upon your arrival.

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