Sep 08, 2021
Selim Yenel
GRF
The Taliban is bringing back its primitive governing style, and the advances in women’s rights gained during the twenty-year U.S. occupation are now threatened.
Jul 16, 2021
Dan Ciuriak
CIGI
The World Trade Organization’s lack of a functioning e-commerce regime speaks to the difficulty it has had in keeping up with the evolution of trade. Establishing such a regime would enhance the its standing.
Jul 14, 2021
Pradumna Bickram Rana
RSIS
As a rival to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the G7’s “Build Back Better World” (B3W) will face challenges. As a complement, however, both the B3W and BRI could help build a more connected world and drive economic growth in post-COVID-19.
Jul 14, 2021
Afifah Rahman-Shepherd, Charles Clift, Emma Ross, Lara Hollmann, Nina van der Mark, Benjamin Wakefield, Champa Patel, and Robert Yates
Chatham House
The authors examine the state of solidarity at global, regional, and national levels, and they present case studies on COVAX and the EU’s turbulent journey through solidarity.
Jul 13, 2021
Leah de Haan, Jemma Finnegan, Laura Sanzarello, and Nanjala Were
Chatham House
Common Futures Conversations community members outline ideas for local and community-level solutions to tackle the global issue of democratic backsliding.
Jul 13, 2021
Swati Prabhu
ORF
Glocalization refers to the interpretation, representation, and replication of the global elements at the local level. Considering the changes in modern living, glocalization could turn out to be a viable alternative to globalization.
Jul 12, 2021
C. Randall Henning
CIGI
In designing international institutions, states and other principals should design for collaboration. This includes introducing or developing formal and informal mechanisms, as well as harnessing the G7 and the G20 to foster cooperation proactively.
Jul 08, 2021
Armida van Rij
Chatham House
As humanitarian assistance by governments outside the UN multilateral aid system increases, the world needs a better understanding of the different funding mechanisms.
Jul 06, 2021
Daniele Fattibene
IAI
The pandemic has exposed the most vulnerable populations to various forms of food insecurity. The G20 can provide collective and coordinated leadership in food crisis management.
Jul 06, 2021
Susan Ariel Aaronson
CIGI
Policymakers can use trade agreements to mitigate disinformation and spam while implementing financial and trade sanctions against entities and countries that engage in disseminating cross-border disinformation.