Vol 5, Issue 2, May 2014

The May 2014 edition of Global Policy contains a special section on global civil society’s role in arms and trade controls, edited by Mathias Koenig-Archibugi. It also features research on data’s use in global governance, NGOs and counterterrorism, equality and international justice, and sovereign wealth funds. The issues’ survey article focuses on accountability mechanisms in multilateral development banks and the practitioners’ commentary examines the availability of capital for Startups.


Research Articles

Jean-Marc Coicaud and Ibrahim Tahri - Nationally Based Data: Challenges for Global Governance (and Global Policy)

Janet Benshoof - The Other Red Line: The Use of Rape as an Unlawful Tactic of Warfare

Nick Sitter and Tom Parker - Fighting Fire with Water: NGOs and Counterterrorism Policy Tools

Jürgen Braunstein - The Novelty of Sovereign Wealth Funds: The Emperor's New Clothes?

Pietro Maffettone - Reciprocity, Equality and International Justice

Iavor Rangelov - Democracy or Stability? European Approaches to Justice in Peace and Transitional Processes

Pablo Policzer and Antonio Franceschet - Democratizing Constitutions: The Promotion of International Democracy after the 2009 Honduran Coup

Special Section - When Does Civil Society Matter in Global Policy? The Cases of Trade and Arms Control, edited by Mathias Koenig-Archibugi

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi - Introduction: Civil Society Influence on Global Policy

Mario Pianta - Slowing Trade: Global Activism Against Trade Liberalization

Dirk De Bièvre - A Glass Quite Empty: Issue Groups' Influence in the Global Trade Regime

Keith Krause - Transnational Civil Society Activism and International Security Politics: From Landmines to Global Zero

Javier Alcalde - Human Security and Disarmament Treaties: The Role of International Campaigns

Survey Article

Suresh Nanwani - Directions in Reshaping Accountability Mechanisms in Multilateral Development Banks and Other Organizations

Practitioner Commentary

Katrin Suder, Lea Thiel and Julian Kirchherr - Enhancing Capital Availability for Startups: A Toolkit for Policy Makers

Responses to Articles

Phedon Nicolaides - Can the Euro Area's Economic Governance be Reformed?

Paul van den Noord - EMU will Succeed Even Without a Federal State

Vol 5, Issue 2, May 2014