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Highlight 21/2021 – Pacific Islands Forum Issue-End of Pacific regionalism?

Chloe Abraham, 9 June 2021 The Pacific Islands Forum is a regional inter-governmental organization to strengthen the relations between Pacific […]

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Highlight 20/2021 – A Different Perspective on Arms Control: from a Quantitative to a Qualitative Approach

Gustavo Rodriguez Nunez, 31 May 2021 The 20th Century, witnessed an unprecedented use of Weapons of Mass Destruction which led […]

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Highlight 19/2021 – Sustainability of SDGs : What is next?

Yelena Minasyan, 21 May 2021 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the UN Member States in 2015 has […]

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Highlight 18/2021 – EU policies of migration management in Afghanistan

Soman Fahim, 19 May 2021 Four decades of conflict, economic hardship, and natural disasters have resulted in the displacement of […]

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Highlight 17/2021 – The Fallout of Ethnic Federalism

Luc Willis, 12 May 2021 In the past few years, Ethiopia experienced an economic boom while emerging as one of […]

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Highlight 16/2021 – Climate change: Walk the talk!

Maheshwar Mani Tripathi, 30 April 2021 Mt. Everest, the only place on earth which penetrates the stratosphere, is known for […]

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Highlight 15/2021 – Sustainable Tourism: The End of Travelling as We Knew It

Rosa Jorba, 23 April 2021 According to the World Tourism Organization, sustainable tourism is “tourism that takes full account of its current […]

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Highlight 14/2021 – Monetary policy and climate change

Yerlan Danenov, 16 April 2021 Climate change has become a significant structural element shaping the state of the global economy, […]

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Highlight 13/2021 – The Conference on the Future of Europe: a window of opportunity to strengthen EU-level democracy

Mathilde Bargé, 8 April 2021 On the 10th March 2021, David Sassoli (European Parliament President), Ursula von der Leyen (Commission President) and, […]

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Highlight 12/2021 – The EU-China Landmark Geographical Indications Agreement: a breakthrough to improve trade development and intellectual property protection

You Chu, 6 April 2021 (Source: Ministry of Commerce P.R. China, available at http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/newsrelease/significantnews/202009/20200903001859.shtml) After eight-years of negotiations, the EU-China […]

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Highlight 11/2021 – COVID Containment in Africa – The Ugandan Model

Dennis Tumukunde, 26 March 2021 The Corona Virus Disease (COVID19) that hit the world in late 2019 has affected millions […]

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Highlight 10/2021 – The EU Digital Green Pass: the path to freedom or an infringement of the freedom of movement of persons?

Mathilde Bargé, 18 March 2021 The sudden reappearance of national borders within the European Union because of travel restrictions, quarantines, […]

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Highlight 9/2021 – Scientific Cooperation Is the Key to Achieving SDGs

Mend-Amar Biniye, 12 March 2021 About 70 thousand years ago, we started to distinguish ourselves from primates by possessing knowledge. […]

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Highlight 8/2021 – Why do we need fisheries management to protect our oceans?

Sheilla Baldeon, 8 March 2021 The ocean has produced approximately US$2.5 trillion in goods and services each year promoting economy […]

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Highlight 7/2021 – The Swiss Referendum on EFTA-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement

Cerya Paramita, 5 March 2021 This 7th of March, the Swiss people will cast their vote in a referendum to […]

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Highlight 6/2021 – Vaccine Diplomacy in the Era of COVID-19

Tony Outhaithip, 1 March 2021 It has been more than a year since the Corona virus started to infect people […]

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Highlight 5/2021 – Transparency in Sustainable Finance

Takhmina Nasimova, 25 February 2021 Sustainable Finance generally refers to the process of considering the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) […]

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Highlight 4/2021 – Strengthening the International Health Regulations to Meet Future Challenges: Lessons from Covid-19

Cerya Paramita, 4 February 2021 The leading international legal framework to control infectious disease was created in 1969 when the […]

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Highlight 3/2021 – EU’s Human Rights Sanctions Regime: Symbolic or Effective Governance Tool?

Boris Ohanyan, 29 January 2021 In its foreign and security policy, the EU is increasingly using the tool of thematic […]

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Highlight 2/2021 – 5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement: Where Are We Now?

Ana Tskipurishvili, 21 January 2021 12 December 2020 marked the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, signed by nearly 200 […]

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Highlight 1/2021 – Blockchain, A Future Tool To Disrupt Corruption

Théophile Troude, 19 January 2021 Some of the main functions of government institutions include the redistribution of resources and the […]

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Highlight 5/2020 – How COVID-19 Propelled us into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Olive Kinga, 18 December 2020 The ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has proven how ill-equipped our healthcare systems, economic frameworks, political […]

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Highlight 4/2020 – The Need for a UN Tech Declaration

Mario Rodrigo Canales Gonzalez, 11 December 2020 I often imagine how much past kings, conquerors, and scientists like Julius Caesar, […]

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Highlight 3/2020 – The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters into force on 22 January 2021

Ana Tskipurishvili, 3 December 2020 “I pray that every human being finds peace.”– Matsumoto Shigeko (Nagasaki survivor) The 75th anniversary […]

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Highlight 2/2020 – The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement: the future largest free trade agreement

Maddalen MARTIN-ARTECHE, 26 November 2020 On 15 November 2020, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and the Member States […]

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Highlight 1/2020 – What happens in Geneva matters in Fiji

Augustine Leroy SOKIMI, 26 November 2020 On 19 November 2020, an article was published in The Fiji Times highlighting a […]

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