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Negotiating the unnegotiable: climate diplomacy and climate action
Philosopher William James once said ‘whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is...
The new role of the G20: safeguarding global governance from a revisionist America
Under the Trump administration, the United States has not only stepped back from its position of global leadership, but now actively plays a spoiler role in the governance agenda.
The new superpowers in the global land grab and how they operate
Much of the global south – broadly comprising the continents of Asia, Africa, and Latin America – was shaped by colonialism. The so-called “great game” and the scrambles between Britain, Portugal, Belgium,...