In the years ahead, the USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the Clingendael Institute will conduct research on diplomacy and public diplomacy in the digital age. In the spirit of enhanced communication, we intend to share our findings at an early stage.
In the first PINPoints since the death of Nelson Mandela we take stock of his negotiation legacy. And his form of leadership which we have not seen since, although the new edition of PINPoints described plenty of situations in which it is surely needed.
European countries would do well to strengthen their engagement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The establishment in July 2014 of the BRICS-Bank and Chinese intention to create an Asian Infrastructure and Development Bank add urgency to this call.
Het is zeer de vraag of de Europese Unie snel overeenstemming zal bereiken over haar klimaatpakket voor 2030. De Commissie heeft haar werk gedaan; de bal ligt nu bij de Europese Raad. De belangen van de lidstaten in het klimaatdossier lopen duidelijk uiteen.
What does the ISIS insurgency in Iraq have in common with recent Islamist activity in Mali? Ivan Briscoe believes they’ve both elevated the obtaining of illicit income to new levels, thereby linking crime, Jihadism and the sectarian decomposition of the nation-state in more unpredictable ways.
This new CRU report outlines options for greater Western engagement in the Syrian civil war to halt the violence. It examines the war´s trajectory, international entanglements and current battlefield situation.