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Un Secretary General

November 29, 2017

The Secretary-General We Deserve: Towards an Open and Transparent Selection

Global Governance Discussion Series

Since the UN’s inception, the permanent five members of the Security Council (China, France, Russian, the United Kingdom and the United States) have chosen the candidate in secrecy and, without exception.

World Economic Forum

November 29, 2017

The UN Secretary-General We Deserve: Towards an Open and Transparent Selection

Global Governance Discussion Series

For the first time in the history of the United Nations, candidates for Secretary-General are running publicly for election.

Women Peace and Security

November 29, 2017

Women, Peace, and Security: Are We There Yet?

Global Governance Discussion Series

Participants discussed how to link women, peace, and security to other global agendas and initiatives, particularly the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its goal and targets on gender equality and the sustaining peace framework. They identified opportunities for progress and explored new entry points to integrate gender equality across the UN’s three pillars of development, human... more

November 28, 2017

OEF Research, Pangoal Institution, and OP Jindal University will jointly host a workshop on the role of non-Western and Global South actors in transforming global governance.

On 8 December 2017, OEF Research, Pangoal Institution, and OP Jindal University will jointly host a workshop at Pangoal Institution in Beijing on the role of non-Western and Global South actors in transforming global governance.  In an increasingly regionalized, pluralist, and decentralized world, new and emerging threats are requiring new systems to address.

November 28, 2017

One Earth Future at Build Peace 2017 Event

Business & Governance

One Earth Future hosted a workshop entitled: The Private Sector’s Role in Creating and Supporting Peace, at Build Peace 2017, in Bogota, Colombia.  The role of the private sector in supporting peacebuilding initiatives is largely unrecognized in formal peace agreements.

Zimbabwe Democracy

November 16, 2017

The Zimbabwean Coup: Is There Hope for Democracy?

Political Conflict, CoupCast

Coups are relatively rare now, but back in the 1960s and 1970s there were years when over a dozen coups occurred, mostly in Sub Saharan Africa. 

Zimbabwe Coup

November 15, 2017

Understanding Zimbabwe’s Coup

Political Conflict, CoupCast

To understand the current crisis in Zimbabwe, one needs to understand the role of state-led violence and patronage as central to ensuring state legitimacy.

November 02, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: November 2017 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

November's REIGN update addresses the election re-run and the turmoil accompanying it in Kenya, as well as updates on October's elections in Austria, the Czech Republic, Liberia, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Iceland, and Japan. In November, elections will be held in Chile, Honduras, Nepal, and Liberia. 

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