Jul 01, 2021
Alistair D.B. Cook and S. Nanthini
RSIS
COVID-19 has highlighted the need to move toward more comprehensive and systemic thinking. A nexus approach that bridges sectoral divides is essential for how states and societies respond to emerging security threats.
Jul 01, 2021
Giulia Sofia Sarno
IAI
Currently, development and climate finance systems undermine the capacity of Sub-Saharan Africa to tackle climate change. The G20 can promote the global financial governance reforms necessary to increase the chances of an ambitious outcome at the COP26.
Jun 30, 2021
Hanna Tetteh
ISS
Cooperation between the UN and the African Union (AU) in peace and security has improved markedly. Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the AU Hanna Tetteh describes what could facilitate greater collaboration.
Jun 29, 2021
Oli Brown and Taylor Dimsdale
Chatham House
For the Sustainable Development Goals to succeed, there must be an urgent move away from reactive defense-oriented mindsets when managing climate risk.
Jun 28, 2021
Hiroki Sekine
Chatham House
Despite shared democratic values, the G7 and its allies have different ideas on how best to approach data free flow with trust to ensure data transfers occur with robust security and privacy standards. The UK, Japan, and the EU can lead the way.
Jun 24, 2021
Lidia Gibadło
PISM
Multilateralism remains a crucial element of Germany’s foreign policy. Germany will increasingly use multilateralism as a tool of pressure on authoritarian regimes to respect human rights and international law.
Jun 23, 2021
Romy Chevallier
SAIIA
The global COVID-19 pandemic has marked a turning point in business-as-usual practices, highlighting the need to re-think and re-establish economy-wide norms based on systemic sustainability and equity considerations.
Jun 21, 2021
James Bacchus
CIGI
The World Trade Organization should fully realize the negotiated balance between exclusivity and access in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement).
Jun 21, 2021
Jo-Ansie van Wyk and Yarik Turianskyi
SAIIA
This policy insight examines the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW, also known as the Ban Treaty) from an African perspective.
Jun 17, 2021
Kumaravadivel Guruparan and Jennifer Zerk
Chatham House
Soft law is increasingly being used by policymakers to enable greater cooperation and inclusivity, and it is here to stay in creating effective regimes.