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  • July 2017 Newsletter

    August 21, 2017

    Featured Story  65 million people are displaced worldwide According to the annual Global Trends study produced by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 65.6 million people were displaced from their homes because of conflict and persecution by the end of 2016. Of those, nearly half of all refugees are children, and […]

  • March 2017 Newsletter

    April 10, 2017

    Featured Story Cost-benefit analysis The costs of not participating in the Paris Agreement are more than just environmental, according to the Brookings Institute. “In terms of returns on investment, climate finance is ridiculously cheap for what America gets for it: goodwill and cooperation, less warming, clean and resilient growth, and, importantly, fewer refugees.” Global Peace […]

  • Free Expression, Free People

    December 19, 2016

    “Only 13% of the global population enjoys a robust free press where the safety of journalists is guaranteed,” says Internews president Jeanne Bourgault in this snapshot of hard wins and losses in media freedom.

  • Even in Era of Disillusionment, Many Around the World Say Ordinary Citizens Can Influence Government

    November 30, 2016

    A new survey of nine democracies found that there is now a common perception that government is run for the benefit of the few. In spite of this negative outlook, the majority of citizens in eight of the nine countries say ordinary people can have a lot of influence on government. Read more from the […]

  • Post-war Political Settlements: From Participatory Transition Processes to Inclusive State-building and Governance

    November 30, 2016

    The realization that the social, economic or political exclusion of large segments of society is a key driver of intra-state wars has many to search for the right formula to support inclusive and participatory conflict transformation mechanisms and post-war state-society relations. This report examines the consequences of inclusive processes and outcomes in peace processes and […]

  • Major Nations Need to Build Trust to Suit the Times

    November 30, 2016

    The relationship between China and the US is also often troubled by the lack of trust. While the two countries have established strong economic ties, the South China Sea has brought conflicting security interests into focus, reminding many that in spite of inseparable interdependence, the two nations are far from partners in the security field. […]

  • UN expert urges next UN chief to focus on ending tax havens

    November 30, 2016

    A U.N. human rights expert urged the next U.N. secretary-general on Friday to make the elimination of tax havens a priority to ensure that corporations, billionaires and “kleptocrats” pay their fair share of taxes. Read more from U.S. News & World Report

  • Privatization Cure Often Worse Than Malady

    November 30, 2016

    Privatization was seen and advocated as an easy means to accelerate growth, improve efficiency and productivity, shrink the public sector and associated debt, as well as reduce governments’ financial and administrative responsibilities and activities. However, the privatization experiences of the last three and a half decades, especially for developing countries, have been anything but glorious. […]

  • How the Other Tenth Lives

    November 30, 2016

    On October 2nd, the World Bank reported that 767m people live in extreme poverty, subsisting on less than $1.90 a day, calculated at purchasing-power parity and 2011 prices. The latest figures should arouse mixed feelings: the poverty headcount is worth cheering because it is so much lower than it was, but 767m is still a […]

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