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’s second E-book ‘Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Feasibility and Legitimacy’, edited by David Held and Kyle McNally, is now out.

It brings together a group of world-class academics and practitioners to comment on and debate interventions from a range of perspectives. To buy the e-book for $2.99 please click here (or for Kindle 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 Andreas Klasen and Fiona Bannert.

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.

Where do the world’s poorest people actually live? Big new databank on multidimensional poverty launched today Duncan Green - 27 Jan 2015

A new study by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative has produced an innovative Multidimensional Poverty Index that sheds new...

No Equality without Data Costanza Hermanin & Angelina Atanasova - 27 Jan 2015

Costanza Hermanin & Angelina Atanasova present a new report on Data Collection in the EU that demonstrates why data are...

The Oil Price Opportunity Kemal Dervis - 27 Jan 2015

Kemal Dervis proposes that governments take advantage of falling oil prices to introduce an explicit carbon tax.  The sharp drop in...

Assimilation is an Issue of Scale Kyle Scott - 23 Jan 2015

In the wake of the Paris shootings Kyle Scott reminds us of devolution’s ability to connect people to their government and to one...

Russia makes Mogherini’s first visit to Washington a Difficult Return Cornelius Adebahr - 23 Jan 2015

Cornelius Adebahr unpicks Federica Mogherini’s return to Washington in the shadow of Russia. Closing in on the first 100 days in...

Book Review: Globalizing Transitional Justice: Contemporary Essays Reviewed by Chandra Lekha Sriram - 23 Jan 2015

Globalizing Transitional Justice: Contemporary Essays by Ruti G. Teitel. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 256 pp,...


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