July 15, 2019Sustainable Development Goals (UN)
This week, representatives from UN member states meet to discuss progress on six goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
July 8, 2019Oceans and Seas
The UN Pact on High Seas Biodiversity represents a long-overdue acknowledgment that the fate of the ocean will help determine our own. But success will require reconciling the divergent interests of …
July 1, 2019Refugees and Displaced Persons
Countries have done too little to fix a broken humanitarian system.
August 12, 2019United States
Tax is often the biggest factor in the balance of payments. U.S. firms operating in Bermuda paid $229 billion in dividends back to their U.S. parents in 2018. That’s more than the United States earne…
June 24, 2019Japan
World leaders are gearing up for the annual summit of the G20 in Osaka, Japan, where they will turn their attention to a host of issues, not least the U.S.-China trade relationship.
July 3, 2019North Korea
Arms control and diplomacy are falling by the wayside as countries modernize arsenals and renew their focus on geopolitical competition.
August 5, 2019United States
Harvard and Yale have a storied rivalry. Yale holds the advantage when it comes to victories on the gridiron and, at least since 1945, on the hardwood. But when it comes to who has had more undergrad…
June 17, 2019Digital Policy
A new UN report on digital cooperation could fall on deaf ears in a period of intense global technology competition.