To End Urban Hunger, Focus on Low-income Housing and Settlements in Cities
Suzanne Speak
To End Urban Hunger, Focus on Low-income Housing and Settlements in Cities 26th May 2015

Millions of adults who live in low-income urban areas regularly fall short of the calorie requirement recommended for a...

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college, cost, tuition, scholarship, education, policy, philanthropy
Karl T. Muth
Flip It: Ex Post Scholarships 21st May 2015

Karl T. Muth offers a suggestion to invert how we choose and award academic scholarships in an increasingly competitive...

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Air Pollution: What's the Smartest Post-2015 Target?
The Copenhagen Consensus Centers Post 2015 Consensus
Post-2015 Targets for Non-communicable Diseases can avoid Millions of Deaths 18th May 2015

In rich countries, the biggest causes of death are strokes, heart attacks and cancer, accounting for more than two-...

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Sustainable Development Goal Indicators are Technical, but also Political
Graham Long
Sustainable Development Goal Indicators are Technical, but also Political 14th May 2015

The search is underway for the right indicators to accompany the goals and targets of the SDGs. This is, on paper, a...

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The Pride of the Diplomats:  Why the NPT Works
Christian Cooper
The Pride of the Diplomats: Why the NPT Works 14th May 2015

Christian Cooper makes the case for the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, describing its positive effects on the...

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Cooperation with Iran Fraught with Challenges
Cornelius Adebahr
Cooperation with Iran Fraught with Challenges 14th May 2015

Cornelius Adebahr argues interest based cooperation between the West and Iran can and should go further, regardless of...

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When Does One Dime = 100 Million People?
Andy Sumner
When Does One Dime = 100 Million People? 13th May 2015

Ending extreme poverty is likely to be one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. So it is a good idea to...

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Roderick Parkes
Migration Makes the World 28th May 2015

Far from being the most vulnerable and weak, or just another form of factor mobility in a globalised economy, migrants...

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Looking Ahead: The New World of Trade
Pascal Lamy
Looking Ahead: The New World of Trade 28th May 2015

This speech was given by Global Policy Board Member Pascal Lamy as the Jan Tumlir Lecture at a conference organized by...

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The Importance of Leadership for Asia’s Development
Emanuele Schibotto
The Importance of Leadership for Asia’s Development 26th May 2015

Asia’s development has been so successful that it has been labelled a “miracle.” However, if this is...

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10 Questions for the Labour Party
David Held
10 Questions for the Labour Party 25th May 2015

Following a largely unexpected election defeat, David Held poses 10 questions for the Labour Party with significance...

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Mel Paramasivan
Sport can Reach Places where other Aid and Development Programmes Struggle. So Why are we Ignoring It? 25th May 2015

How can the culture of sport lead to development in poor countries? Mel Paramasivan shows how sport can foster a...

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Maha Rafi Atal
Focus on Private Sector: Why Fair Trade may Never Work 21st May 2015

The true goal of ethical consumption efforts was to convince businesses to behave ethically, for example by paying fair...

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Pooja Gupta
Human Trafficking and the “New Slavery”: Definitions, Enforcement, Understanding 19th May 2015

Human trafficking is a pervasive problem all over the world. However, there is a difficulty in identifying and...

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The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World
Ramesh Thakur
The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World 11th November 2014

In the Melian Dialogue, Thucydides writes that justice applies only to relations among equals and in dealings with...

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Making Sense of China and India’s Low-Carbon Pathways
Ma Yuge and Joel Sandhu
Making Sense of China and India’s Low-Carbon Pathways 16th September 2014

China and India’s low-carbon development is crucial for global sustainability and domestic welfare. However,...

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The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection
John O. Kakonge
The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection 16th July 2014

This brief analysis discusses the evolution of South-South cooperation and examines the current practice in this regard...

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Book Review: Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Sea: Shaping a
Reviewed by Kai Chen
Book Review: Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Sea: Shaping a New Framework for Cooperation 27th May 2015

Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Sea: Shaping a New Framework for Cooperation edited by Shicun Wu...

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Book Review: Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse
Reviewed by Juan Masullo J.
Book Review: Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse 15th May 2015

Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse by Paul Staniland. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University...

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Book Review: The EU and the Global Financial Crisis: New Varieties of Capitalism
Reviewed by José M. Magone
Book Review: The EU and the Global Financial Crisis: New Varieties of Capitalism 6th May 2015

The EU and the Global Financial Crisis: New Varieties of Capitalism by Christian Schweiger. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar...

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