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 13, 2024|  by Project Syndicate

The board of the International Monetary Fund approved current the appointment of Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for another five-year term. In their article for Project Syndicate, Mohamed Nasheed and Rakesh Mohan note that she will have to show that the IMF can rise to the... Read More

Posted on May 08, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies

Over the last couple of years, the EU has created a series of policies and launched initiatives to derisk its economic relations and reduce the potential for political blackmail. Domestic factors on both sides of the Atlantic, such as increasing political polarisation, are creating pressures...  Read More

Posted on May 03, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Despite two decades of multinational security efforts, the Sahel remains the region most affected by terrorism in the world, with dire consequences for its people and their neighbours. In this paper, the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change emphasises the urgent need to reconsider the...  Read More

Posted on May 14, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by Center for European Policy Studies

Together, the EU27 countries make up the world’s largest international donor in the domain of development assistance. And yet, this article by the Center for European Policy Studies suggests that they systematically punch below their weight. Authors Andrea Renda, Nicole Reynolds, and Sara Ronco compare...  Read More

Posted on May 03, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by Politico

The European Union's success rests upon the pillars of free trade and openness. Therefore, Enrico Letta emphasises in his article for Politico, the EU must address the complex international framework with the goal of preserving peace and upholding the rules-based international order, while guaranteeing the...  Read More

Posted on May 13, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by Turkish Policy

The world is changing in complex and unpredictable ways. For countries and their foreign policy makers, the issue is to capture, address and adjust the direction of transformation, so as to strive to mold them according to their interests, suggest Haroldo Ramanzini and Tullo Vigevani...  Read More

Posted on May 07, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by Foreign Policy

International agreements have not balanced freedoms in the way that they should. The promise that this liberalization would lead to faster growth from which all would benefit, has not materialized. Under doctrines that have prevailed for more than four decades, growth has actually slowed in...  Read More