Global Governance

CIC has devoted much of its research to analyzing institutions that promote global justice and international order.  Multilateral issues, crisis management and global governance are subjects which have provided a wealth of research and analysis.  Global goverance, is an incredibliy complex endeavour, undertaken by an equally complex group of international players.  CIC presents challenging research that helps to clarify the often overlapping roles of international organization. CIC's research also examines peackeeping missions and prescribes recommendations for future operations.

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Peace and Security
Middle East, South Asia

Related Publications

  • This September, the world’s leaders will gather in New York for a United Nations summit at which they will agree a new development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire at the end of 2015. We already know much about what will replace them, with countries debating a proposal for 17 Sustainable Development Goals. A great deal, however, remains unclear. Will this much more ambitious set of goals and targets really drive delivery? Does the new agenda create a narrative that will resonate beyond the UN’s negotiating rooms?

    Apr 10, 2015
    Alex Evans, David Steven
  • The last decade has seen not one but two energy revolutions. The first, explosive growth in demand from Asia’s rising powers, fueled fears about scarcity and conflict. The second, an American revolution in technology and markets, is rapidly strengthening America’s hand in the world. There are major security consequences of these shifts, from Saudi Arabia to Africa to Russia, and the emerging powers are increasingly exposed to them—risks, as well as energy flows, are pivoting to Asia. All while a third revolution is struggling to be born, driven by climate change.

    Nov 21, 2014
    Bruce Jones, David Steven
  • Since 2008, energy and food markets—those most fundamental to human existence—have remained in turmoil. Resource scarcity has had a much bigger global impact in recent years than has been predicted, with ongoing volatility a sign that the world is only part-way through navigating a treacherous transition in the way it uses resources. Scarcity, and perceptions of scarcity, increase political risks, while geopolitical turmoil exacerbates shortages and complicates the search for solutions.

    Nov 21, 2014
    David Steven, Bruce Jones, Emily O'Brien

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