The UN’s Liquidity Crisis Should Not Obscure the Organization’s Value
Time Bombs in Gaza and Beyond
Daniel Warner | As the Israel Defense Forces continue to bomb and invade Gaza, there are several other time bombs ticking away.
From ham radio to tackling AI, the new ITU chief moves with technology
New York Braces Itself for Tense UN Security Council Elections
EXCLUSIVE: DIPLOMATIC EXCHANGES REVEAL BITTER RIFT BETWEEN THE EU AND THE US ABOUT THE LEADERSHIP ELECTIONS AT UN MIGRATION AGENCY AFTER US SUPPORTS DG’S DEPUTY FOR THE TOP JOB
US Decline in Perspective of a Global Democracy
Daniel Warner | It is banal to say that the United States is in decline in economic comparison to China. It is not banal to say that the liberal international order established by the United States and other Western powers after World War II is being challenged by the BRICS.
#61 The G|O Briefing, June 15, 2021
Biden-Putin: a much needed summit - Why virtual diplomacy is here to stay
Biden-Putin: a much needed summit
This is an onsite edited excerpt of the G|O Briefing newsletter The US-Russian relationship is at a low point. Both sides have said that much lately. Pre-summit statements are sometimes part of the expectations game: any agreement, on any issue, might be a diplomatic success to claim. But the
The end of the “untouchables” at the Human Rights Council?
This is an onsite edited excerpt of the G|O Briefing newsletter The presence of the P5 (all the permanent members of the UN Security Council) at the Human Rights Council (HRC) reconfirmed the importance of the Geneva-based body. However, it was feared that the HRC might thus also become
An ambitious US plan to confront China's tech dominance with ramifications in Geneva
This is an onsite edited excerpt of the G|O Briefing newsletter A strategic paper written by Silicon Valley and influential US political insiders about confronting China’s tech dominance might have an impact on International Geneva. Can the current multilateral system and its institutions respond to the rise of
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