The James H. Binger Chair in Global Governance builds upon the Robina Foundation’s previous investment in the Council’s International Institutions and Global Governance (IIGG) program by ensuring that CFR continues to promote independent scholarship on issues of global governance.
September 13, 2019Nigeria
Zakari Oumoru, the governor of Maradi, a region (equivalent to a state) in Niger, hosted a cross-border meeting with the Nigerian governors of Katsina, Sokoto, and Zamfara states to focus on cross-border crime, particularly banditry, kidnapping, and cattle rustling. The governors of the four states signed a memorandum of understanding, the text of which has not yet been carried in the Nigerian media. However, it appears to pledge closer cooperation against cross-border crime. Also present were representatives of the Nigerian security services based in the three Nigerian states.
December 1, 2016United States
The 2016 election, and its aftermath, has been filled with troubling information about online aspects of American politics. These problems include use of social media to disseminate misinformation an…
July 3, 2019North Korea
Arms control and diplomacy are falling by the wayside as countries modernize arsenals and renew their focus on geopolitical competition.
October 11, 2019Election 2020
Each week, I look at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.