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Reflections for action continue…

…It is not that I do not have a lot to say about what is happening in our world, global and European governance, climate change, terrorism and all in recent months. You will find my latest pieces on Katoikos.eu, personally … Continue reading

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Letters from America (II): Unite to thrive

Ambition, innovation and flexibility (see my previous op-ed in the Letters from America series entitled “Where the sky is the limit”) also characterize the US when it comes to politics, including international politics. In this op-ed I focus on the … Continue reading

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Apologies for the silence…

…It is not that I do not have a lot to say about what is happening in our world, global and European governance, climate change and all in recent months. The silence is due to many new projects being prepared. Do … Continue reading

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Short-Termism: A Serious Problem for Global Governance

See my piece on this subject just posted on the website of The Hague Institute for Global Justice.

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Advancing the Right to Food: A Model to Emulate?

Can the approach successfully used to advance the Right to Food also be used to promote the future SDGs? See an analysis at http://bit.ly/1fhiHGf (Piece posted on the website of The Hague Institute for Global Justice.)

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The UN at 68 and sustainability

See my piece on “The UN at 68 and Sustainability” just posted on the website of The Hague Institute for Global Justice.

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Recent innovations at the United Nations: Are they enough?

See my piece on the subject at www.thehagueinstitute.org  

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On Syria and Egypt

See two pieces of mine recently posted on the website of The Hague Institute for Global Justice, on Syria and on Egypt.    

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Crime and punishment regarding Iraq

Ten years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, it is being widely acknowledged that this was an illegal war, based on fabricated intelligence and with regime change foremost in mind. Moreover, it was fought without proper planning for the post-Saddam … Continue reading

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Who said that democracies are peace-loving?…

It could not have been me. Coming from Sparta, I can tell you that those Athenians were an imperialist lot, enjoying a good democratic debate among themselves but relying on slaves for most mundane chores, exploiting their junior “allies” among … Continue reading

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