Other Voices

While we have particular views on many issues on the Global Agenda, and have commissioned and will continue to promote research into questions affecting these, we are also conscious of the valuable work being done by many other institutions and researchers, some of whom have decades of experience in grappling with aspects of these challenging topics.

In this section of the site – Other Voices – by far the largest of all, we offer a wide cross-section of views and insights.

Posted on Nov 30, 2020 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Quilette, Sam Ashworth-Hayes

Liberalism, as the dominant social form in Western societies, faces challenges in the face of below-replacement fertility. The short-term fix for a declining...  Read More



Posted on Nov 30, 2020 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Inter Press Service, Jenny Larsen

A debt crisis, ill-designed structural adjustment policies and a crash in commodity prices left Africa poorer at the end of the 1980s than at the beginning. Many of the same problems persisted...  Read More



Posted on Nov 27, 2020 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Pew Research Center

Many Americans are sceptical that the present racial controversies will lead to major changes. According to a this Pew Research Center survey, the public is about evenly split on whether the...  Read More



Posted on Nov 30, 2020 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Nivedita Raju

Humankind depends on activities in outer space in fields ranging from telecommunications and navigation, to disaster management and national security. As the...  Read More



Posted on Nov 27, 2020 | in category: Improving global governance | by Global Policy, Andreas Kruck, Bernhard Zangi

Power shifts often create an impetus for institutional adjustment, but do not automatically lead to institutional adaptation. As China and India rise, and the US or the UK decline, international...  Read More



Posted on Nov 27, 2020 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by GLOBE-Net, Ken White

The increasingly warmer climate will increase maritime traffic in the Arctic as the melting ice results in more navigable waters. Shorter northern sea routes require less fuel, and thus deliver...  Read More