CIC on Global Development

This article, initially published here by MUNPlanet as part of Fridays With MUNPlanet, is part of a special series dedicated to world politics.

Feb 27, 2015
Sarah Hearn
Global Development

This piece was written as a background paper for consultations by the UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations with EU members in Brussels on 20 February.

Feb 25, 2015
Richard Gowan
United Nations
Financing, Development, Sustainable Development Goals, Alex Evans

The year 2015 is an important one for international cooperation. We’ve written earlier on what we call Quadruple or Quits – four interlinked international negotiations that could make or break cooperation on development for the coming years: the Financing for Development summit in July, the UN Summit in September, and the UNFCCC and WTO ministerial meetings in December.

Feb 20, 2015
Ashley Skiles
Global Development
Action in 2015: Implementation, Peace and Conflict, and Global Partnership, Jeffrey Strew, Sarah Hearn

Last week, over 1,000 civil society organizations in over 120 countries launched a global campaign – action/2015 – to mobilize world leaders to commit to delivering ambitious sustainable development goals in the post-2015 era and to take action in tackling climate change.

Jan 26, 2015
Global Development

Afghanistan’s recent presidential elections have resulted in a historic undertaking: the country will reform its constitution in the next two years. To assist the process, CIC is sharing research papers commissioned during the previous drafting process in 2002. Here, CIC Director Barnett Rubin and Research Associate Said Sabir Ibrahimi explain the history and resources available on the : Afghanistan Constitutional Reform Resources Webpage.

Oct 28, 2014
South Asia, Afghanistan

In the coming month, CIC will release the next report in the What Happens Now? series, which will give a thorough analysis of the ongoing post-2015 negotiations, but in the meantime here is a sneak preview of the contents of that report based on initial reflections on the 2014 UN General Assembly.

Oct 22, 2014
Jeffrey Strew
Global Development

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