Global Policy’s September 2016 issue contains research articles on Accountability, Global Extinction, the WTO Rules, and Preventive Action in World Politics. It has special sections on ‘Civil Society, Humanitarianism and Nuclear Weapons’, and on ‘Evaluation, International Organizations, and Global Policy’.
Vol 7, Issue 3, September 2016
This free to access special issue of Global Policy explores the question of when and why societies are unable to handle systemic risks such as climate change and pandemics, and natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and asteroids.
Special Issue: Too Big to Handle - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Questio

This week the UN Habitat III Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is underway in Quito, Ecuador. Eight students from the University of Sheffield will be working as policy analysts with Sheffield’s Global Learning Opportunities in the Social Sciences (GLOSS) initiative. To stay abreast of their outputs please click here.

Call For Abstracts, Fully-funded Research Workshop, March 22-24th 2017. This workshop aims to bring around 20 scholars together in order to foster a deeper analytical understanding of the linkages between different elements of the climate regime, and to distill the broader lessons for climate policymaking. For more information please click here.

Irregular War, and how to Reverse It Paul Rogers - 25 Oct 2016

A military-led response to violent movements such as ISIS and al-Qaida misses the wider global forces that are triggering their rise. The...

The Sidekick Manifesto . - 24 Oct 2016

Introducing the Sidekick Manifesto for development and aid practitioners….. will you sign it?   To sign the Manifesto please...

Community-led Solutions to a Global Housing Crisis Rowan Riley - 24 Oct 2016

Community-led provision of homes can counteract the increasing commodification of housing. It offers a solution to our crisis but requires...

Cities and Corruption: The Elephant in the Room Blocking the Way Towards Inclusive Cities Aidan Kidder - 21 Oct 2016

At Habitat III there has been much talk about empowering local governments so that they can play a more developmental role towards creating...

Building Resilient Environments at all Levels Jose Roberto Lagunes Trejo - 21 Oct 2016

It is clear that the New Urban Agenda (NUA) sets ambitious goals regarding environmental sustainability and resilience, acknowledging them...

Better Together: The Changing Face of Humanitarian Relief Programs Lydia Darby - 21 Oct 2016

Humanitarian relief projects now require co-operation between a broader range of actors to deliver both immediate aid and long term...

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