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The Global Value Shift: Adjusting the Institutional Framework

... professionals who monitor risks at the international level and can be deployed at the country level to work towards lowering the systemic risks at hand. Given the difficulties, including severe budget constraints, that are likely to be experienced by the global economy in the post-crisis setting in creating new international organizations, a significant part of the institutional adjustment will need to be borne by the United Nations. As we approach the 75 th anniversary of the United Nations the current crisis reveals the need to bolster international cooperation through a reinvigoration of the UN. This should involve greater connectivity of the UN with regional institutions ...

10.06.2020

BRICS Strategic Partnership for Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth

... still retain significant conflict potential. The arms control architecture is deliberately undermined – the US unilateral withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was a rather dangerous step. Structural imbalances in the world economy are yet to be overcome. A serious threat to global economic growth is posed by such unfair competition practices as unilateral economic sanctions, trade wars and flagrant abuse of the US dollar status as the world reserve currency. The international community is yet to find effective responses to a whole number of critical challenges ...

13.11.2019

Africa and Russia: Russia is important to make Africa The Place to be

... areas which the EU neglects. Germany in 2017 issued an open document "Africa and Europe - A new partnership for development, peace and a better future". The objective was sympathetic, but Germany's concept had a marked lack of focus on what counts for Africa today: Cities, business (incl. value-added exports), and modern job-creation. Russia is needed as partner with Africa. http://www.bmz.de/en/publications/type_of_publication/information_flyer/information_brochures/Materialie270_africa_marshallplan....

24.10.2019

A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... each others’ expense. The result as game-theory would suggest is a “prisoner’s dilemma” pyramid that is built from the foundations of individual values to the level of international institutions. It turns out that the egoism in today’s world economy is multi-dimensional and multi-layered. Within countries the society appears to be more often than not atomized and individualistic, with individualism espoused as a virtue, and collectivism perceived as a threat to individual freedoms. At the country level we are witnessing the propagation of protectionism ...

13.03.2019

The ISIS Crisis and the faiblesse of global governance

An American and two Russians have landed safely in Kazakhstan after 5 ½ months in space… and to think there is no cooperation toward a more peaceful world between the United States and Russia. Meanwhile, private citizens of Qatar, and other friends of the United States, have been financing Hamas and ISIS. Now, as Washington prepares to launch a new campaign to destroy global terror networks an American website with ...

11.09.2014

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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