At the World Humanitarian Summit last year, major government donors and aid organizations agreed on the Grand Bargain, a set of commitments designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of aid. One year on, donors and aid organizations report notable progress, but it is uneven, and there is impatience in the field.
Emmanuel Macron’s presidential victory brings an opportunity for restarting German-French cooperation to strengthen European security and diplomacy. But only if Germany compromises – by supporting more joint public investment and greater risk-sharing among eurozone countries – will Europe be able to seize the fleeting Macron moment.
President Obama did not raise atrocity prevention to a level comparable to other core national security interests. Yet his administration’s reforms on atrocity prevention have created a policy toolkit that has become more nimble and diverse than the simple dichotomy of standing idly by and sending in US ground troops.
by Transnational Terrorism Working Group
by Philipp Rotmann