In May, Sir Nick was among the leading figures in politics, tech, media and business to launch a Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity (TCEI). Working with political and private sector leaders, and the media, the Commission will fill a void in transatlantic coordination, identifying and plugging gaps and raising awareness from governments to citizens; and it will look into the level of risk exposure across Western countries and ask how technology can address the problem. The Commission is co-chaired by former NATO Chief and Danish Prime Minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen; and former US Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff. For more information, click here.
Former Deputy Prime Minister and former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Sir Nick Clegg has been appointed as a Visiting Professor in Practice at LSE’s new School of Public Policy (SPP). The post, which will run from April 2018 to July 2020, is the first of several appointments being made by the SPP from across the political spectrum and will provide students with the opportunity to interact with distinguished policy-making professionals.
The purpose of The Global Commission on Drug Policy is to bring to the international level an informed, science-based discussion about humane and effective ways to reduce the harm caused by drugs to people and societies.
Sir Nick Clegg was Deputy Prime Minister of the UK Government 2010-15 and Leader of the Liberal Democrats 2007-2015. He was the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam from 2005-2017.