Category: Peace and security

  1. Peacemaking 2.0: Conflict resolution after Russia’s war on Ukraine

    Global

    If confidence was waning in post-Cold War international peacemaking mechanisms, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has diminished it still further. While this “standard” toolkit of the last three decades still has a role to play, the grim risk of future wars means we must establish more effective multilateral mechanisms to prevent and resolve conflict

  2. Protecting open societies

    Over the last decade, numerous democracies have been eroded and populist leaders have dismantled the protections against authoritarianism. We need urgent action – at local, country, and international levels – to ensure that societies achieve equitable and sustainable development for all people everywhere

  3. Information wars

    Global

    Where freedom of speech flourishes, so does misinformation. With more than half the global population now using social media, striking the right balance in managing online spaces is critical for healthy democracies, public safety, and achieving the SDGs

  4. Black Lives Matter and the Global Goals

    Global, US and Canada

    The protests sparked by the death of George Floyd have shone a light on the human rights abuses still rife in even the most developed economies. In this Decade of Action, can we finally end racial inequality?

  5. Building effective institutions

    Global

    Strong institutions are considered to be the essential foundation for the SDGs. Why have past attempts at institution-building proven so difficult?