Our Association supports the values of democracy and social justice embodied in the English edition of Le Monde Diplomatique newspaper. We provide a forum for debates on contemporary international issues, chiefly through our public "Cafe Diplo" talks held at The Gallery in Farringdon, London on Monday evenings.

Our events (presented in English) are opened by an invited speaker and allow for lively debate. Doors open at 18:30. Tickets on the door.

New Autumn Programme

Our new Autumn programme began on Monday 21st September with a talk by Richard Bourne on Nigeria followed on 6th October by Professor Rapley on Climate Change & the Paris Conference. You can find details of these talks and related publications in the Cafe Archive. The series continues In October and November with a series of unmissable talks including "The Myth of Free Trade", the "Political Economy of the Middle East" and "The Mediterranean refugee crisis - asylum seekers and the EU". All the details are below; please note the dates in your diary.

Next cafe

Catastrophic Delusion - the Myth of Free Trade Professor Yash Tandon

Everything, from land and water to health and human rights, is intimately linked to the issue of ‘free trade’. But Professor Tandon, author of the recently published ...

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