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The Global Value Shift: Adjusting the Institutional Framework

... civilization over for speeding. – Stephen Wright A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided to them – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry One of the dimensions in the reform of global governance and the role of the United Nations is a rebalancing of global development priorities towards human capital development. Perhaps one of the key lessons from the current crisis is that finance is not the sole prerogative of global governance, and that the center of gravity ...

10.06.2020

The political striptease we are observing against the background of the coronavirus pandemic is not very attractive and makes you want to look away

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov’s interview with the International Life magazine, April 17, 2020 Question: Mr Ryabkov, let’s start with the most urgent issue – the coronavirus. Today, the United States is the anti-rating leader in the number of confirmed cases and deaths. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has been complaining about the actions of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and decided to suspend its funding. What would you ...

21.04.2020

Akihiko Tanaka: Trump Has Come to Recognise the Importance of the US-Japan Alliance System

... reflected on the 60th anniversary of the US-Japan Security Treaty, what President Trump's 'getting tough' stance means for the world and why Japan is open to cooperation with third parties in Africa On February 7, 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted Professor Tanaka Akihiko, President of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), for a round table on the topic “International Politics in East Asia and Japan. Prospects for Russia — Japan Cooperation”. In ...

17.02.2020

The Answer to West Asia’s Recurring Wars Is Greater Regional Security Dialogue and Ownership

West Asia suffers from a regional systems failure in the absence of a sufficiently inclusive and viable regional security framework capable of preventing and defusing conflict The latest crisis in West Asia only underscores the international imperative and the region’s own conspicuous responsibility to find immediate and long-term solutions to the wicked security dilemmas of that theatre to stanch the recurring cycle of violence and conflict. Already tense ...

22.01.2020

UN Headquaters: Is It Worth Trying to Move a Cemetery?

First, it is too expensive; second, it is technically highly complicated; and, third, no active resident support is likely Since I once worked at the Soviet UN mission on East 67 th Street in Manhattan, I know that not all New Yorkers are happy to have the UN Headquarters in their city. Of course, this institution promotes local patriotism, being yet another argument in the endless discussion on what city ...

14.10.2019

World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future

... North Korea or Syria? Sanctions directly strike at ordinary people and their well-being and violate their social and economic rights. How does the bombing of sovereign nations, the deliberate policy of destroying their statehood leading to the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives and condemning millions of Iraqis, Libyans, Syrians and representatives of other peoples to innumerable suffering add up to the imperative of protecting human rights? The reckless Arab Spring gamble destroyed the unique ethnic and religious ...

24.09.2019

Communication Lines in Diplomacy: Expanding the Possibility Set

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw The problem with communication in today’s world may be the illusion that real communication is taking place and no additional lines of communication are necessary. The truth ...

04.07.2019

Two Cyber Resolutions Are Better Than None

... extreme weather events, natural disasters and the effects of climate change. Moreover, experts offer pessimistic forecasts: in 2019, the risks will only increase as a result of the lack of collective will and the growing divisions in the global community. Clearly, the issue of international information security (IIS) today is not just pressing, but burning. The problem is relevant to virtually all participants in international relations and requires a political solution. At the same time, Russia ...

26.02.2019
 

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