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 (see venue). Our events (presented in English) are opened by an invited speaker and allow for lively debate. Admission free, but suggested contribution to expenses £3, concessions £2.
If you have missed any past Cafes, you will find recordings of them under the “Audio” tab. Recordings are usually available within 48 hours after the Cafe.
Professor Jacqueline McGlade -18.45 on Monday 16th March 2020
As carbon emissions from fossil fuels rise inexorably from the world’s greatest industrial powers, it is clear that on our present course there is no hope of meeting the zero carbon emissions target that scientists say is essential to prevent catastrophe. Although huge strides have been made in the search ...Read More
Professor Nicholas Pleace -18.45 on Monday 30th March 2020
Despite increased policy attention, and the implementation of strategies to halt it, homelessness is on the rise in most European ...Read More
Dr Patrick Meehan - 18.45 on Monday 27th April 2020
After decades of military rule, Myanmar’s 2010 General Election appeared to be a watershed moment and inspired hopes that Myanmar ...Read More