Topic : Geopolitics

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • The United Nations headquarters building is pictured though a window with the UN logo in the foreground in the Manhattan borough of New York Forum Article

    How can the Security Council remain credible?

    The United Nations Security Council’s membership will be reconstituted in 2015, but it will not look very… more

  • Cherry blossoms are in full bloom in front of the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo Forum Article

    Could demand from China boost Japan?

    Japan is the petri dish for the struggle against the secular stagnation that is now gripping most major… more

  • Staff work in the operations room at Tenke Fungurume, a copper and cobalt mine northwest of Lubumbashi in Congo’s copper-producing south Forum Article

    What’s the biggest barrier to business in DRC?

    The goal of the Enterprise Surveys (ES) is to portray the quality of the business environment in the… more

  • RTR35568.jpg Forum Article

    Could historic moon landing sites be lost forever?

    Who will preserve the first lunar landing site at Tranquility Base for future generations? It seems… more

  • The European Union and other European flags flutter outside the European Council building, ahead of .. Forum Article

    Has the EU shot itself in the foot?

    Is £1.7 billion ($2.7 billion) a lot of money for the British government to fork out? It is when it is a… more

  • corruption and globalization Global Agenda Councils Article

    Has globalization made corruption worse?

    Leaders today, regardless of whether they work in the public or private sector, face no shortage of… more

  • A natural gas flare is seen outside of Williston, North Dakota Forum Article

    The partnership that spurred an energy revolution

    At a moment when good economic news is in short supply, yesterday’s observance of World Energy… more

  • Excess natural gas is being flared, or burnt off, at a flare stack at the refinery in Tula Forum Article

    How natural gas has transformed energy markets

    Natural gas is creating a new reality for economies around the world.  Three major developments of the… more

  • People wave an European Union flag in front of the Palace of Culture during a EU parade in Warsaw. Forum Article

    Three lessons from Europe’s last decade

    Over the past ten years, the European Union has endured a series of unprecedented crises, the likes… more

  • French Minister of Women’s Rights and Spokesperson of the Government Najat Vallaud-Belkacem attends a vote on the prostitution law at the National Assembly in Paris Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Get political

    “All men are born equal.” There is no doubt that this ideal should include women. However, since… more

  • People pass the Bank of England in the City of London Forum Article

    How do power dynamics affect development?

    Power dynamics set the tone at almost every level of human interaction. They influence your decision to speak… more

  • A Scottish Saltire flag and British Union flag fly together with the London Eye behind in London Forum Article

    Why devolution shouldn’t include fiscal powers

    The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last… more

  • Schoolchildren hold up pieces of paper featuring doves during a march called “The right to live in peace” in San Jose Forum Article

    Can the internet solve conflict?

    Over the past decade there has been growing interest in using the internet and other communication… more

  • Catalunya’s separatist supporters wave “Esteladas” supporting Scotland’s independence during FC Barcelona’s Champions League soccer match against Apoel Nicosia in Barcelona Forum Article

    What does Scotland mean for other independence bids?

    Scotland’s Yes camp shed its tears, bade farewell to its leader and shelved the issue of sovereignty… more

  • A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington Forum Article

    How concerning is US political gridlock?

    With the approach of the US Congressional elections, questions about the health of America’s political… more

  • A man walks next to a subway entrance as the Oriental Pearl Tower is seen reflected on a window at the financial district of Pudong, in Shanghai Forum Article

    Why China should be cautious on capital flows

    As China’s economy starts to slow, following decades of spectacular… more

  • Man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why aren’t current events affecting the markets?

    An increasingly obvious paradox has emerged in global financial markets this year. Though geopolitical… more