The Weakened Global Economy
Danny Quah
The Weakened Global Economy 6th March 2015

Danny Quah comments on pessimistic reports on the direction of the world’s economy. The headline on The Economist...

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A Global Regime for Export Credits in the New World (Dis)Order – Challenges of M
Jan Vassard
A Global Regime for Export Credits in the New World (Dis)Order – Challenges of Multipolarity 5th March 2015

Jan Vassard provides the second of this week's chapters for Global Policy’s e-book, 'The Future of...

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What do Maslow’s ‘hierarchy of needs’, Corporate Social Responsibility and Expor
Bert Bruning
What do Maslow’s ‘hierarchy of needs’, Corporate Social Responsibility and Export Credit Agencies have to do with each other? More than you think. 27th February 2015

Summary The planet we live and work on offers plenty of interesting and challenging opportunities, but it also has its...

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How do we Feed the over 800 Million People Who go to Bed Hungry every Night?
The Copenhagen Consensus Centers Post 2015 Consensus
Addressing Hunger in the Post-2015 Consensus 26th February 2015

The latest research series from The Post-2015 Consensus' asks how we can feed the over 800 million people who go to...

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Foreign Trade and the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry
Nigel Taylor
Foreign Trade and the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry 25th February 2015

Nigel Taylor provides the second of this week's chapters for Global Policy’s e-book, 'The Future of...

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Harmonized Sustainability Requirements in Global Trade and Export Finance: A Win
Karin Apelman and Karl-Oskar Olming
Harmonized Sustainability Requirements in Global Trade and Export Finance: A Win-Win Scenario 24th February 2015

Policy implications Further harmonization of sustainability requirements in international trade and export finance....

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Why Summits on “Countering Violent Extremism” Matter
Junaid Afeef
Why Summits on “Countering Violent Extremism” Matter 24th February 2015

Junaid Afeef argues that while efforts to counter violent extremism are no silver bullet, they are essential work that...

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David Bollier
The Soaring Use of Creative Commons Licenses 6th March 2015

David Bollier explains why the use of creative commons licenses is soaring in a global context. Creative Commons has...

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The Work of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Advancing  the Promotio
Navi Pillay
The Work of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Advancing the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights 5th March 2015

Navanethem Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, discusses how the United Nations, its human rights...

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Shenggen Fan
3 Key Steps to Eliminating Hunger 4th March 2015

Shenggen Fan, director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute, outlines three steps for the...

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Daniel Blocq
The Effectiveness of Peacekeeping during Civil War 4th March 2015

Daniel Blocq provides a detailed study on the effectiveness of peacekeeping during civil war. The prevalence and...

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China as G20 Host in 2016: Dawn of Asian Global Leadership?
Gregory Chin and Hugo Dobson
China as G20 Host in 2016: Dawn of Asian Global Leadership? 3rd March 2015

Gregory Chin and Hugo Dobson outline possible approaches for China's turn as G20 president. On 16 November 2014,...

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April Rinne
4 Ways the Sharing Economy can Change the World 2nd March 2015

April Rinne, expert on sharing economies at the World Economic Forum, highlights four ways in which the sharing economy...

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Kate Bird
The long-term impact of war: the urgent challenge of sexual and gender based violence 2nd March 2015

Kate Bird, Research Associate for ODI's Growth, Poverty and Inequality programme, looks at how the effects of...

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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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Documentary Review: Shored Up
Reviewed by Scott McKenzie
Documentary Review: Shored Up 3rd March 2015

Shored Up, directed and produced by Ben Kalina. USA: Mangrove Media 2013. 84 minutes, $23 limited edition DVD; $295...

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Book Review: Occupying Political Science: The Occupy Wall Street Movement from N
Reviewed by Genevieve LeBaron
Book Review: Occupying Political Science: The Occupy Wall Street Movement from New York to the World 24th February 2015

Occupying Political Science: The Occupy Wall Street Movement from New York to the World, edited by Emily Welty, Matthew...

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Book Review: How Effective Negotiation Management Promotes Multilateral Cooperat
Reviewed by Joanna Depledge
Book Review: How Effective Negotiation Management Promotes Multilateral Cooperation: The power of process in climate, trade and biosafety negotiations 10th February 2015

How Effective Negotiation Management Promotes Multilateral Cooperation: The power of process in climate, trade and...

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