Op-eds and Commentary (2018)

Migrant Deaths in the Mediterranean: The Practicalities of Identification

03 December 2018, Modern Diplomacy — Ottavia Ampuero Villagran

How George H.W. Bush Set the UN Up for Post-Cold War Success — and Failure

03 December 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

The need for speed on modern slavery

01 December 2018, Modern Diplomacy — James Cockayne

For the EU at the UN, Rising Influence but Bad Timing

28 November 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

China pins its hopes on beating US in race for bio-intelligence supremacy

26 November 2018, South China Morning Post —Eleonore Pauwels

China is pushing hard to overtake Silicon Valley and win the biotech race, and gain control of the world’s biological data

22 November 2018, South China Morning Post —Eleonore Pauwels

What the U.N. Peacekeeping Mission in CAR Reveals About Security Council Gridlock

19 November 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Peacemaking Is More Complicated Than Ever. The Paris Peace Forum Shows Why

12 November 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Education Does Not Always Equal Social Mobility

12 November 2018, The Conversation — Louis Volante

Rather Than Saviors, Are Middle Powers Like Brazil a Threat to Multilateralism?

05 November 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

What Will the U.S. Midterm Elections Mean for Multilateralism?

29 October 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Japan as a Model UN Member State

24 October 2018, The Japan TimesDavid M. Malone

Despite the Rising Stakes, Russia and the West Opt for Indefinite Proxy Conflict

22 October 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Iraqi Justice in the Post-ISIS Era

18 October 2018, International Policy Digest — Ali Al Tuma and Adam Day

Why Haley’s Successor at the U.N. Should Have a Clue About Africa

15 October 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

The New Geopolitics of Artificial Intelligence

15 October 2018, World Economic Forum — Eleonore Pauwels

Going Full Circle: Why Recycling isn’t Enough

15 October 2018, The Japan Times — Hiroshan Hettiarachchi

If We Want to Reduce Disaster Risk, We Need to Manage Droughts

12 October 2018, Thompson Reuters Foundation — Yvonne Walz

Mother Nature Can Help Us Deal with Her Water Disasters

11 October 2018, Inter Press Service News — Vladimir Smakhtin

Did Nikki Haley Do a Good Job?

09 October 2018, Politico — Richard Gowan

Our Trust Deficit with Artificial Intelligence Has Only Just Started

03 October 2018, Modern Diplomacy — Eleonore Pauwels

Did Trump Just Announce a New ‘Aid War’ With China at the UN?

01 October 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

China Fills a Trump-sized Vacuum at the UN

26 September 2018, Politico — Richard Gowan

There’s No Shortage of Ideas for Resetting Big-Power Relations, but Can They Work

24 September 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

From Sweeping Punishment to Real Justice in Countering Terrorism

20 September 2018, Just Security — Cale Smith

Despite Appearances, the UN Peacekeeping System Is Doing All Right

17 September 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

The Downside of Keeping the U.N. Out of Counterterrorist Missions

10 September 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Heat is Not Just About Hardware — It’s About People

28 August 2018, Thompson Reuters Foundation — Simone Sandholz

Kofi Annan, the Peacemaker Who Knew How to Play Big-power Politics

20 August 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Political Challenges in Monitoring SDG 6

16 August 2018, SDG Knowledge Hub — Sabrina Kirschke and Tamara Avellan

Amid Financial Crisis, 2008 Was Also a Turning Point for Conflict Management

13 August 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Talking to ‘Bad People’: How Much Realpolitik Is Too Much for Peacemakers?

06 August 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Going Off-road for Sustainability, Equity, and Health

30 July 2018, Malay Mail — David Tan, Jose Siri, and Fatima Ghani

Does a ‘Goldilocks Principle’ for International Peacemaking Exist?

30 July 2018, World Politics Review — Richard Gowan

Survival Strategies for Fleeing Eritrea

17 July 2018, News Deeply — Katie Kuschminder

Well-designed Citizen Science Projects Can Help Monitor SDG 6

13 July 2018, SDG Knowledge Hub — Jiwon Kim, Sabrina Kirschke, and Tamara Avellan

Foreign Doctorates Are Attractive But Don’t Write Off Homegrown PhDs

25 June 2018, The Conversation — Robin Cowan

Refugees, Racism, and Xenophobia: What Works to Reduce Discrimination?

20 June 2018, Our World — Nicola Pocock and Clara Chan

To Realize Land’s True Value, We Need to Invest in It Wisely

19 June 2018, SDG Knowledge Hub — Lulu Zhang and Kai Schwärzel

Trade War with the United States: a Positive Outcome for Europe?

15 June 2018, The Conversation — Luc Soete

Is the Cruz Report the End of Peacekeeping for Japan?

12 June 2018, The Japan Times — Emma Hutchinson and Adam Day

Nameless and Un-mourned: Identifying Migrant Bodies in the Mediterranean

04 June 2018, openDemocracy — Ottavia Ampuero Villagran

Digital Currencies for Countries in Economic Turmoil: Gambling or Opportunity

30 May 2018, Our World — Ibrahim Rohman and Soumaya Ben Dhaou

China’s Waste Ban is a Wake-up Call for Japan

30 May 2018, The Japan Times — Leticia Sarmento dos Muchangos

Malaysia’s 20-year Tech Investment Is Paying Off…Big Time

24 May 2018, Our World — Megat Tajuddin and Ibrahim Rohman

Where the Water Is

17 May 2018, Project Syndicate — Manzoor Qadir and Vladimir Smakhtin

Is the UN ready for a Peacekeeping Mission in Syria?

15 May 2018, Our World — Diego Salama and Ortrun Merkle

The Secrets of Immigrant Student Success

14 May 2018, The Conversation — Melissa Siegel

Foreign Worker Requlation: The Rights and Wrongs

07 May 2018, The Jakarta Post — Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman and Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen

Facebook Controversy: To Ban or Not to Ban

30 April 2018, The Japan Times — Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman and Ayesha Zainudeen

Preventing a Monsoon Health Crisis in Bangladesh

25 April 2018, Our World — Praem Mehta and Katie Kuschminder

The Mental Health of Migrants: Who’s Responsible?

25 April 2018, Our World — Ottavia Ampuero Villagran

Vaccines Are Not a Cure-all for Infectious Diseases, But This Could Be

24 April 2018, Our World —  Pascale A. Allotey

World Health Day: Lessons from Malaysia on Universal Health Coverage

06 April 2018, Malay Mail — Jacqueline Lo and Pascale A. Allotey

Three Remarks on the Government Budget

02 April 2018, The Japan Times — Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman and Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen

Does Nature Have the Solutions to Our Water Problems?

22 March 2018, SDG Knowledge Hub — Kurt Brüggemann and Tamara Avellán

Time to Resolve a Cursed Old Water Problem

19 March 2018, Inter Press Service News — Vladimir Smakhtin

Climate Risk Insurance: Preparing for the Next Superstorm

19 March 2018, Our World —  Soenke Kreft and Michael Zissener

Regionalism, Human Rights, and Migration in Relation to Climate Change

28 February 2018, The Conversation —  Cosmin Corendea

How the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Can Be a Pilot for Global Sustainability

19 February 2018, Our World — Ruediger Kuehr

Driven by Hate? What We’ve Gotten Wrong about Children and Terrorism

12 February 2018, The Hill — Siobahn O’Neil

How Corrupt Local Officials Kill Decent Education in Africa

11 February 2018, The Conversation — Maty Konte

China, Once the Final Resting Place for Half the World’s Trash, Bans Waste Products

06 February 2018, Inter Press Service News — Shyama V. Ramani

We Still Have a Chance to Save Our Environment

23 January 2018, Times Colonist — R.W. Sandford

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