Chris Humphrey examines the governance and early operations of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and New Development Bank.
Jorge Heine and Nicolás Albertoni expore the rebirth of the TPP, and a rising tide of free trade agreements (FTAs), preferential trade agreements (PTAs) and regional trade agreements (RTAs).
Gregory T. Chin explores Hong Kong’s lobbying for a special role in the AIIB and in the Belt & Road strategy, the number of visits by Asian state leaders, and corporate realignments across Asia.
Despite the worries, Kathryn Hochstetler finds room for transformative climate change action under newly elected President Trump.
Kevin P. Gallagher explores China's growing passion for green finance, south-south development cooperation, and global leadership.
Kristen Hopewell argues that export credit is proving to be a useful lens on both the challenges of multilateral cooperation amid contemporary power shifts, as well as the diminishing capacity of the US.
Emerging Hot Issues
Joshua B. Horton argues that developing countries have the most to gain and to lose from resolving the impasse stalling global governance for geoengineering.
Laurissa Mühlich, Barbara Fritz, William N. Kring, and Kevin P. Gallagher call for a urgent upgrading of global institutions for short-term crisis finance.
Gregory Chin argues that the TOChina Hub is an example of a virtuous combination of advanced research and the applied translation of knowledge.
Jim O’Neill from the Emerging Global Governance (EGG) Project outlines his thoughts for 2018.
Claudia Juech examines what is causing the shrinking space for civil society globally and what can be done about it?
Keith Porter explores the emergence of new groupings of international multi-stakeholder that are forcing the powers-that-be to acknowledge and act upon the wishes of real people.
Amitendu Palit argues that the China-led Maritime Silk Road Initiative is causing ripples among Indian policymakers.
Yunnan Chen and Cinnamon Dornsife explore the prospects for the future of global economic governance.
Kishore Mahbubani explores the prospects of a joint Chinese-Indian defence of globalisation
Justin Lin and Wang Yan are the authors of the first commentary in the Emerging Global Governance (EGG) series. Their piece details the key shifts in the global economic landscape and comments on how the emergence of new institutions reflects the changing global economic reality.
Ann Florini argues that agreements on climate and energy in 2015, and rapidly developing technologies, are creating opportunities that policymakers should seize.
Garth le Pere explores Africa’s ongoing climb out of a peripheral global position and how the international community can work with it.