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Climate Challenge 2020:
Existential – political; global – national
Kennedy Graham

I was recently invited to talk to a consultancy firm about my take on the climate challenge facing both our world and our country, now that New Zealand’s Zero Carbon Act is in force, and as the UN’s latest COP
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Multilateralism & the Rules-based Order:
What role for international law?
Kennedy Graham

Yesterday I attended MFAT’s annual Beeby Colloquium on International Law. Having had the privilege of working closely with Chris back in the ‘80s, it is quite a moving experience to attend these events.  It is also, equally, an annual highlight
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Strengthening Multilateralism:
The sovereignty debate at the UN
Kennedy Graham

My first column (9 Oct.) noted the ‘bipolar mind-set’ discernible among national leaders at the UN General Assembly debates in recent years.  An ‘intellectual rivalry’ was playing out between two apparent doctrines – ‘patriotism’ and ‘universalism’. Both address the issue
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Global Security and UN Peacekeeping:
Logistical and Legal Challenges
Kennedy Graham

Jayden van Leeuwen’s column on UN peacekeeping and its accounting to the global community raises some important issues that thematically fall within the Centre’s global security programme. Jayden addresses the problem of sexual abuse by personnel in UN peacekeeping missions
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Global Studies in a Time of Global Angst
Conclusions and views
Kennedy Graham

Welcome to this revamped website of the NZ Centre for Global Studies which has just gone live today. After five-years of activity in research and policy prescription, the Board sees it now as time to reach out more to the
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