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's September 2014 issue contains a special section on ‘Development Banks of the Developing World’, and articles o income inequality, tax havens, immigration policies and cities as global actors.
Vol 5, Issue 3, September 2014

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 Andreas Klasen and Fiona Bannert.

It asks whether global standards for export credit and political risk insurance will become reality by 2020? And how rules and regulations regarding ethics, human rights and the environment will impact growth through trade? To read the first introductory chapter please click here.

Global Policy Snapshots are free downloadable visual representations of some of the key issues addressed in Global Policy.

They are a short, easily accessible collection of info-graphics, tables and statistics highlighting the state of global policymaking in various areas such as environment, financial regulation, nuclear proliferation and international trade.

Ebola’s Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System Rajesh Panjabi - 31 Oct 2014

According to Rajesh Panjabi, "[Ebola] is a symptom of a system that has failed and it exposes a reality that rural remote people...

Let's Fully Devalue the Devaluation Idea, Once and For All Norbert J. Michel - 31 Oct 2014

Let's Fully Devaluate the Devaluation Idea, Once and For All Norbert J. Michel comments on the myth of devaluation and explains why...

Radically Rethinking Governance: a Manifesto Marta Foresti and Leni Wild - 29 Oct 2014

Marta Foresti and Leni Wild discuss what a new direction in governance would look like? There is a need to innovate and change if we are to...

Trans-Atlantic slavery and Contemporary Human Trafficking Karen Bravo - 29 Oct 2014

Karen Bravo discusses trans-Atlantic slavery and contemporary human trafficking.  We should learn from the past, and not merely...

The 1% Abroad Under FATCA Karl T. Muth - 28 Oct 2014

Karl Muth argues that FATCA’s ‘presumption of suspiciousness’ is driving wealthy Americans to extraordinary lengths. In...

The emerging Middle East order: who can shape it and how? Dlawer Ala’Aldeen - 28 Oct 2014

Dlawer Ala’Aldeen from the Middle East Research Institute in Erbil discusses the emerging Middle East order and the actors that must...


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