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The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Governance: The Need For a Human-rights Based Component


An Analysis of Argentina's 2001 Default Resolution


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Out of Iraq’s ashes, Kurdistan grows

Kurdish Iraqis have long dreamt of a state to call their own. With the support of Canadian troops, they are now gaining ground as the fight against ISIS continues. But what would their independence mean for the region? 


North of 60: Going Beyond the Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is an important intergovernmental forum in the region. But there is plenty of work to go around as we address needs and gaps in the governance of the Arctic region.


One Internet

Half of the world’s population now uses the Internet to connect, communicate and interact. But basic access to the Internet is under threat, the technology that underpins it is increasingly unstable and a growing number of people don’t trust it to be secure


The Institute for New Economic Thinking

The current low-to-zero growth malaise afflicting the United States and other advanced economies, which appears unresponsive to conventional monetary policy remedies, has been explained as a case of “secular stagnation” by former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers

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Balsillie School of International Affairs

The Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) is an institute for advanced research, education, and outreach in the fields of global governance and international public policy.


Social Protection : Targeting the Most Vulnerable Children The Case Study of Tanzania

This research reported on the targeting approaches used in social protection interventions for the livelihood of the most vulnerable children.