CFR Staff

Ania Zolyniak

Research Associate, International Institutions and Global Governance Proram


"Serious About Climate Change? Put All Options on the Table," New Security Beat, Wilson Center, May17, 2022.

"Putin's Two-Front War," The Internationalist,, March 17, 2022.

"Diplomacy Reset: Ten Global Summits to Watch in 2022," with Terrence Mullan, Global Memos, Council of Councils, January 12, 2022.

"A New Year’s Resolution on Democracy Promotion," with Stewart M. Patrick, The Internationalist,, December 22, 2021.

"An Environmentalist Case for Resurrecting the WTO Appellate Body," The Internationalist,, December 1, 2021.

"UN Representation in an Era of Revitalized Multilateralism," The Internationalist,, October 6, 2021.

"Navigating Rough Waters: The Limitations of International Watercourse Governance," The Internationalist,, September 2, 2020.

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