Global Policy’s September 2015 issue contains, among others, articles on democracy and autonomous weapons, R2P as international policy, sustainable development and when foreign aid works.
Global Policy Vol 6, Issue 3, September 2015
There is agreement across the various contributions to this Global Policy special issue, guest edited by Helmut K. Anheier, that the state of democratic systems has deteriorated – not only in Europe but also in the United States.
Special Issue: Changing the European Debate: A Rollback of Democracy

Madeleine K. Albright and Ibrahim A. Gambari, Co-Chairs, Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance, introduce the idea of 'just security' to forge a mutually supportive global system of accountable, fair, and effective governance and sustainable peace.

Global Policy is proud to present Humanitarianism 2.0 - A new report exploring the diversity of practices that have emerged in the last five years in response to crisis – from Facebook's involvement in the Arab Spring, to texts and tweets that supported the mapping of the Haiti earthquake, to the digitisation of the Colombian city of Medellín, to controversies about the relation between Twitter and the UK 2011 riots.

Should we be Nudging Behaviour? Dalmeet Singh Chawla - 09 Oct 2015

In the last few years, government and firms have started using behavioural psychology to shape preferences in people's lives. This is...

India’s Stake in the Debate on Global Internet Governance Rohan Wadwa - 09 Oct 2015

Where does India stand on current developments in internet governance? Rohan Wadhwa argues that the country needs to take the lead in...

Smartphone Apps for Public Engagement: The Value of Combining Online, Offline and Mobile Strategies. Dr Carolin Schröder and Anna Schuster - 08 Oct 2015

Smartphones are now ubiquitous, making it possible to connect with users on a mass scale and without hindrance. But can they be used to...

Unbundling the Coal-Climate Equation Samir Saran and Vivan Sharan - 08 Oct 2015

Looking towards COP21, Samir Saran and Vivan Sharan argue that there is still enough room for India to grow its coal consumption while...

The Middle Passage John Feffer - 07 Oct 2015

For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing. John Feffer analyzes...

After the Iran Nuclear Agreement: Will the Nuclear Powers also Play by the Rules? Lawrence Wittner - 07 Oct 2015

In the aftermath of the Iranian government’s agreement to comply with the treaty, Lawrence Wittner asks: would it not be an...

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