There is agreement across the various contributions to this Global Policy special issue, guest edited by Helmut K. Anheier, that the state of democratic systems has deteriorated – not only in Europe but also in the United States.
Special Issue: Changing the European Debate: A Rollback of Democracy
Global Policy’s May 2015 edition contains, among others, articles on measuring the post-2015 development agenda, energy governance, climate change research, the EU, green shipping and holistic justice.
Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2015

Global Policy is pleased to announce the release of an e-book with the Observer Research Foundation: 'Iran Nuclear Deal: Implications of the Framework Agreement', edited by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Arka Biswas.

In the wake of intense scrutiny from the international community, this volume consists of nine chapters that deal with various aspects of the Iranian nuclear agreement reached on 2 April 2015.

Global Policy are pleased to present six post-summit analyses from the Global Leadership Initiative's team that were on the ground in Garmisch Partenkirchen.

In each case, the team members stress the need for tangible global leadership at these summits and provide analysis examining how this is being advanced or diminished with regards to women, health, Japan, sustainable development, climate change and Ukraine.

Climate Change and the Catholic Church Jeffrey Sachs - 02 Jul 2015

Jeffrey Sachs analyses the relationship between climate change and the Catholic Church. Should the church stick to morality only, or should...

The Sony Hack and the Law of War: Coming to a Theater near You Seth Oppenheim - 02 Jul 2015

Seth Oppenheim explores the application of the law of war to cyber conflicts and why efforts should be made to shape its future now. The...

Private Finance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda Sally Brooks - 01 Jul 2015

Proposals for development financing in the post 2015 era highlight a major role for private finance. The Third International Conference on...

Citizens and Engagement: Moving Beyond Slogans Alina Rocha Menocal - 01 Jul 2015

Alina Rocha Menocal, Research Fellow, Politics and Governance at Development Progress, details some of the mechanisms of citizen engagement...

Security, Power, and Digital Privacy Thomas N. Cooke - 30 Jun 2015

What is the relationship between security, power and digital privacy? Dissent, a new project of research at Yale University explores the...

Five Policy Areas to Support Sustainable Urban Development and Human Well-being Sylvia Szabo and Rituparna Hajra - 30 Jun 2015

Sylvia Szabo and Rituparna Hajra offer a number of policy options for supporting sustainable urban development and human well-being....


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