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Highlight 38/2021 – COP26: China-USA Joint Agreement to regulate temperature rise and limit greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Cyril Yemofio, 27 December 2021 Bob Proctor once said that cooperation is always more powerful than competition. The United States […]

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Highlight 37/2021 – What should be the future of UN peacekeeping missions?

Jake Van Grieken, 14 December 2021 Peacekeeping missions have always been an integral part of the United Nations’ functioning. They […]

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Highlight 36/2021 –Indira Point- A Chapter from the history of Climate Induced Migration

Naga Anagha Lakshmi Palaparthy, 10 December 2021 “There is an issue that will define the continuity  of this century more […]

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Highlight 35/2021 – Seized and missed opportunities during the African Union-European Union Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting

Edem Kodzovi Medzinyue, 9 December 2021 The African Union (AU) – European Union (EU) Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting took […]

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Highlight 34/2021 – Did COP26 save our planet?

Samuel Duelli, 7 December 2021 COP26 was opened in Glasgow on 31 October 2021 and closed on 13 November 2021, […]

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Highlight 33/2021 – Some thoughts on new lockdown restrictions for unvaccinated persons

Tamari Mtchedlidze, 6 décembre 2021 Amid the pandemic, different countries introduce various measures in order to effectively deal with Covid-19. […]

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Highlight 32/2021 – Salus populi suprema lex esto

Vidhya Kumarswamy, 30 November 2021 Image source : here As U.S. approves booster shots, just 3.5% vaccinated in Africa. More than […]

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Highlight 31/2021 – The Poland-Belarus Border Turmoil: A Morbid Negotiation for Lives and Livelihoods

Sruthee Sankara Ram, 29 November 2021 The Poland-Belarus border has been a site of great commotion and tension in the […]

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Highlight 30/2021 – The election of the UN Secretary General. Can we still hope in a more democratic and fair selection process?

Annalisa Baruffi, 18 November 2021 The new Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, began his mandate on 1 […]

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Highlight 29/2021 – If we all talked to COP26: Make Urban Mobility Sustainable

Vidhya Kumarswamy, 17 November 2021 “To all of you who choose to look the other way every day because you […]

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Highlight 28/2021 – Does the current proposal of establishing a European Union carbon border adjustment mechanism comply with WTO rules?

Samuel Duelli, 12 November 2021 On 14 July 2021, after consulting citizens, experts and third-country representatives, the European Commission submitted […]

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Highlight 27/2021 –The UAE contribution to the eradication of hunger and food insecurity in developing countries

Hayat Hassan Ali Alhosani, 10 November 2021 The second sustainable development goal, « End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition […]

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Highlight 26/2021 – Can we legalize extrajudicial push-back of asylum-seekers? The example of Poland

Béatrice Jotterand, 2 novembre 2021 On October 14th 2021, the Polish parliament adopted a law authorizing polish authorities to « push-back » […]

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Highlight 25/2021 – A 13-year prison sentence for the pro-migrant Italian mayor Domenico Lucano : the endless conundrum on lawfulness and justice.

Chiara Camoletto, 21 October 2021 Last week, the tiny village of Riace, in the Southern region of Calabria, has once […]

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Highlight 24/2021 – U.S.A. arsenal captured by Taliban, a new market for arms trafficking?

Jérémy Sébastien Aron, 12 October 2021 Summer 2021 will be remembered as a dark chapter in the history of Afghanistan. […]

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Highlight 23/2021 – Calling a migrant influx a “security attack” and migrants mere “instruments” risks normalizing avoidance of international commitments

Boris Ohanyan, 24 August 2021 On 21 June 2021, the European Union imposed restrictive measures against 78 Belarusian individuals and […]

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Highlight 22/2021 – Biden-Putin summit: the responsibilities of major countries for common peace and security

You Chu, 1 July 2021 The “International Geneva” is not just a slogan of the Swiss diplomatic policy. Geneva has […]

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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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