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International Asymmetry in Global Arms Control
The key to progress?
Ramesh Thakur

During the Cold War, the nuclear landscape was dominated by the globe-spanning US–Soviet bipolar rivalry. Russia and the United States still account for over 90% of the world’s stockpile of nuclear weapons. The emerging strategic rivalry, however, is between the
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Global Health and Global Integrity
… depends on the independent panel
Jayden van Leeuwen

There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact across the globe, causing sickness, death, economic downturn and invariable other forms of suffering as the virus has spread internationally. At present in late-September, we approach the
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Global Health and Global Security
It’s the individual that counts
Renee Moorjani

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a recognition of the reality that the virus and ensuing protective measures have had a profound impact on peace and security across the globe. With worldwide lockdowns pushing youth out
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Reform the UN Security Council
Or watch it perish
Ramesh Thakur

As the UN General Assembly opens its annual session for 2020/21 this month, delegates should introspect on the transformations in world affairs in the 75 years since the Charter was signed. In 1945, Britain and France were ‘victorious’ Allied powers
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Trans-national River Issues
Trusteeship as a model of governance
Renee Moorjani

The Australian bushfires and the Indian floods, both of 2019, are just a glimpse into some disproportionate consequences of the global climate crisis that is upon us. Current international law systems have proven to be limited as a tool for
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‘The Future of University: post-Covid’
Prescriptive thoughts for global education
Chris Gallavin & Tim Hatherley-Greene

The Covid-19 induced crisis presents all walks of society with an opportunity to re-evaluate. No more important is that, than in the university sector. It is no secret that the university sector globally has been in crisis for some years.
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A ‘New Global Institution’?
How the virus might trigger systemic change
Klaus Bosselmann

Ours are proving to be interesting times – going quite beyond lockdowns and bubbles. Covid-19 reminds us that Nature is in charge of human destiny, not governments. Countries the world over are trying to meet unprecedented challenges that are all
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The Geopolitics of Global Justice
ICC to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan
Ramesh Thakur

In March, the International Criminal Court decided to authorise a formal investigation by the chief prosecutor, of war crimes in Afghanistan alleged to have been committed by Afghan, Taliban, and US forces since May 2003. The US Secretary of State attacked the
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The Global Economy – with virus
Assessing the impact
Rod Oram

The upheaval that Covid-19 is causing in people’s lives around the world is wreaking even greater havoc in the global economy. The impact will be far larger than the damage caused by the Global Financial Crisis. The remedies will have
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The University in the Global Age: Pt IV
Our voyage into the future

In this final part, I wrap-up my thoughts on the fundamentals of university reform consistent with, and responsive to, the emergence of the global community. Having argued to date that there is no magic sauce, no equation, no single road-map
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