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 May 08, 2024|  by Nature

Studies that engage critically with sex and gender are urgently needed, both to increase understanding of humans across diverse contexts, and to provide insights for societal discussions - whether on health and disease, education or other topics, Stacey Ritz and Lorraine Greaves argue in their... Read More

Posted on Apr 18, 2024 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies

Tribalism, like racism, undermines equality and merit. As such, it often becomes a source of conflict and disunity that impedes and threatens social cohesion and nation-building. A tribe is a social division comprising families or communities linked by blood ties with a common culture and...  Read More

Posted on May 10, 2024 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Pew Research

Many U.S. citizens particularly sense that discrimination against Muslims and Jews has risen since the start of the Israel-Hamas war. According to this Pew Research survey, U.S. citizens are broadly comfortable with speech for and against Israeli and Palestinian statehood. But most U.S. adults do...  Read More

Posted on May 07, 2024 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Centre for Eastern Studies, Warsaw

Since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church have sanctioned and justified the war. After more than two years, the church’s support for the invasion has moved to another level. In a recent document by the World Russian People’s...  Read More

Posted on May 03, 2024 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Globsec

This Globsec report examines whether women in Central Europe (CE) are benefiting from digitalisation (and AI), through their use of the digital space and their participation in building it. It tracks the challenges and opportunities of women’s (potential) engagement in this fast-developing field. The report...  Read More

Posted on May 14, 2024 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by Pew Research Center

As Biden runs for re-election in 2024, he is the ninth oldest national leader in the world, according to this Pew Research Center analysis of sitting leaders in 187 United Nations member states. Former President Donald Trump, who is running for the White House again...  Read More

Posted on May 03, 2024 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by UNU-MERIT

This paper by UNU-MERIT explores how e-resilience in educational systems is represented in the current literature and the main drivers and challenges that are relevant for the e-resilience of those educational systems. To answer the research questions, Mindel van de Laar, Julieta Marotta and Lisa...  Read More