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June 8, 2016

Global Governance
Challenging Multilateralism and the Liberal Order

Overview Globalization has intensified the need for global cooperation, but the current global order is fraying. New forms of competition—for example, Russia in Ukraine and China in the South Chin…

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April 26, 2016

Humanitarian Intervention
The Global Humanitarian Regime: Priorities and Prospects for Reform

Overview A record sixty million people are currently displaced globally, primarily as a result of violent conflicts. Displaced populations are more mobile than ever before, thanks to new transport…

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June 25, 2013

Transnational Crime
The Global Regime for Transnational Crime

This page is part of the Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge Over the past two decades, as the world economy has globalized, so has its illicit counterpart. The global impact of t…

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February 15, 2013

Wars and Conflict
The Global Regime for Armed Conflict

This page is part of the Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge Preventing armed conflict, keeping peace, and rebuilding war-torn states remain among the most intractable challenges …

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March 9, 2016

Food and Water Security
Anticipating and Avoiding Global Food Price Crises

Overview Global food prices have spiked several times in recent years, most notably in 2007–2008 and again in 2010–2011. A sharp increase in food prices, especially in staple grains such as corn, …

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September 6, 2018

Human Rights
Human Rights Safeguards Take a Backseat in New Global Economics Institutions

As states struggle to balance commercial interests with the promotion of human rights, social safeguards in trade and loan agreements—often included at the insistence of Western countries—are increas…

Labourers work at a garment factory in Bac Giang province, near Hanoi October 21, 2015.

August 12, 2009

Global
World Opinion on International Institutions

This page is part of Public Opinion on Global Issues. Download this chapter (PDF) or read more about U.S. opinion on international institutions.This publication is now archived. Assessments of the Un…

February 13, 2018

Trade
Adapting International Trade Institutions to New Realities

International trade institutions should be reformed with a focus on increasing public support for the rules-orientated system.

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January 24, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Codifying #MeToo Into International Law

While #MeToo has developed “household name” familiarity worldwide, far less well known is an effort by the International Labor Organization to create the first legally binding international treaty on…

Hundreds of thousands march during the Women's March in Washington, DC, U.S., January 21, 2017.

September 4, 2009

United States
U.S. Opinion on International Institutions

This page is part of Public Opinion on Global Issues. Download this chapter (PDF) or read more about world opinion on international institutions.This publication is now archived. Assessments of the U…