The November 2014 edition contains special sections on ‘The Arms Trade Treaty and Global Civil Society’, and ‘International Education’. It also features articles on human rights, the new wars debate and LGBT laws.
This special issue of Global Policy, guest edited by Helmut K. Anheier, Marie Julie Chenard and O. Arne Westad, focuses on the ability of the EU to adapt to climate change, and develop effective and sustainable solutions.
Special Issue: Changing the European Debate: Focus on Climate Change

Global Policy introduces a new issue brief from the Observer Research Foundation's Samir Saran and Will Poff-Webster exploring ways to assure the internet is not run by and for the affluent.

It agues the internet's current governance architecture is anachronistic and led by a few powerful players, and looks towards a different approach. To read the full brief please click here.

Global Policy is pleased to announce its third e-book: ‘The Future of Foreign Trade Support – Setting Global Standards for Export Credit and Political Risk Insurance’, guest edited by Andrea.

It asks how rules and regulations regarding ethics, human rights and the environment will impact growth through trade? To read the released chapters please click here.

Why the OECD Arrangement Works (even though it is only soft law) David Drysdale - 19 Dec 2014

David Drysdale's column represents the eighth chapter for Global Policy’s e-book, 'The Future of Foreign Trade Support...

Book Review: Will the Middle East Implode? Reviewed by Carly Beckerman-Boys - 18 Dec 2014

Will the Middle East Implode? by Mohammed Ayoob. Cambridge: Polity 2014. 120 pp, £35 hardcover 978-0-7456-7924-2, £9.99...

Five emerging global risks insurers should be concerned about Marcus Fletcher - 18 Dec 2014

Marcus Fletcher outlines five emerging global risks insurers should be concerned about. In insurance the loss potential of natural...

Sony: It's Time To Declare War Karl T. Muth - 18 Dec 2014

Karl T. Muth suggests Sony can fight back. I've advised companies in serious, bet-the-company situations. I suggest that Sony is in...

The $138.5 Billion Question: When Does Foreign Aid Work? Andy Sumner - 17 Dec 2014

Andy Sumner argues that it may be more useful to ask when aid works, not whether. The policy debate around whether foreign aid—now $...

The European Crisis Highlights the Different Economic Cultures of Europe and the USA - Part II: Perspectives Roland Benedikter - 17 Dec 2014

This post presents the second part of Roland Benedikter’s exploration of the different economic cultures of Europe and the US. For...


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