Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

17 June 2021
Amine Bennis examines the opportunity for a European response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Middle East and North Africa. In a recent speech, US President Joe Biden…
17 June 2021
Duncan Green with a useful summary of Civivus' latest report on the state of global civil society.  Civicus publishes its annual ‘State of Civil Society Report’ today. It’s great…
15 June 2021
This interview was conducted by the Global Governance Futures – Robert Bosch Foundation Multilateral Dialogues, which brings together young professionals to look ahead 10 years…
11 June 2021
Despite almost 30 years of the global anti-corruption agenda, something is clearly not working. Preparing for this week’s special session of the General Assembly…
10 June 2021
When the implementation of EU policies is likely to be unpopular, do governments benefit from non-compliance? Drawing on a new study, Tim Heinkelmann-Wild, Lisa Kriegmair,…
09 June 2021
Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, argues that donors and private aid providers need a civic space defence strategy fit for purpose in the emerging post…
09 June 2021
Bennett Freeman and Louisa Greve call on Biden to demonstrate to the world that the U.S. is prepared to be a leader on human rights again. As a candidate in 2020, President…
08 June 2021
Nadia Daar provides a framework to assess and improve Special Drawing Rights reallocation schemes. In my last blog, I laid out why so many have been calling for a significant new…
07 June 2021
For Africa Day, LSE Fellow in the Department of International Development and Course Convenor for the African Development (DV418) course, Dr Eyob Balcha Gebremariam reflects…
04 June 2021
Isabelle Goetz and Greer Gosnell argue that India has an opportunity to secure reliable and affordable energy, whilst ensuring its gas usage supports national and global…