Posted Dec 01, 2023|  by OECD Observatory

New data collected across 27 OECD countries reveals widespread concern about the current level of economic inequality and a perceived lack of opportunity in society. It is therefore critical to understand citizens’ perceptions on the role of democratic institutions and market players in providing everyone... Read More

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Posted on Dec 01, 2023 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Foreign Policy

The illusion that the Palestinian question can be swept aside while Israeli apartheid persists has been shattered, and Palestine is back at the top of the global agenda, suggests Tareq Baconi in his Foreign Policy article. The shift to all-out violence is in keeping with...  Read More

Posted on Nov 30, 2023 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Office of Sustainability

Vital forest is cleared every day, with major climate effects. Satellites have revolutionized measurement of the problem, but there is no international plan of action to prevent or inhibit it effectively. Laws banning deforestation in key areas would work best - with about 16 percent...  Read More

Posted on Dec 01, 2023 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Taylor & Francis Group

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Posted on Nov 30, 2023 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Foreign Affairs

Israel cannot return to the status quo that existed before October 7, argue Amos Yadlin and Udi Evental in their article for Foreign Affairs. The Israeli state’s task now is to bring all the hostages back home and to make it impossible for Hamas and...  Read More

Posted on Nov 30, 2023 | in category: Improving global governance | by Bruegel

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