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
Global Policy’s May 2016 issue contains, among others, research articles on ethics in warzones, human security, peace agreements, military expenditure and democracy promotion in fragile states. It has a special section on ‘Law and Negotiation in Conflict: Theory, Policy and Practice’, edited by Catherine Turner.
Global Policy Vol 7, Issue 2, May 2016

The Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the G7 Leaders Summit, Ise-Shima, Japan. They will be posting blogs, opinion pieces and policy briefings on Global Policy in 'realtime' from the summit. Please see here to stay abreast.

The Panama papers show that many countries around the world have failed to tackle tax avoidance and evasion. Yet, as Craig Willy argues, making sure everyone pays their fair share is not just a question of increasing transparency of offshore accounts but enforcing international standards. To read the full post please click here.

Britain Riding the Tectonic Plates David Held - 24 Jun 2016

GP’s General Editor David Held on the shifting plates underpinning Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. The...

Oslo REDD+ Exchange: Bridging the Gap: Political and Institutional Challenges as an Opportunity Eric Waweru - 24 Jun 2016

This year the Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the Oslo REDD+ Exchange...

“Forests are our lives, our survival, our dignity”: Can REDD+ Effectively Incorporate the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? Anna Laing - 23 Jun 2016

This year the Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the Oslo REDD+ Exchange...

On the Strategic Significance of recent EU Initiatives on Migrant Integration Policy and Highly Skilled Migration Solon Ardittis - 23 Jun 2016

Solon Ardittis examines the policy implications of the new EU Action Plan on the Integration of Third-Country Nationals and the revised...

Some Remarks on Environmental Technologies from REDD+ Exchange 2016 Eric Waweru - 22 Jun 2016

This year the Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the Oslo REDD+ Exchange...

Book Review: Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts Reviewed by Anri van der Spuy - 22 Jun 2016

Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts edited by Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern and Claire Finkelstein. Oxford: Oxford University...


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