Interview 15 June 2019

What’s at Stake Amid Hong Kong’s Extradition Protests?

As Hong Kongers continue to rise up against a controversional extradition bill, here is what it all means for the territory.

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Project report

Harmonizing Reporting Pilot: Final Review

In 2017, GPPi developed a new template to streamline reporting in the humanitarian sector. A subsequent two-year pilot of the template showed that it is an important building block in achieving the Grand Bargain commitment to simplify and harmonize reporting requirements.

Commentary

How Medellín Went From Murder Capital to Digital Frontrunner

The Colombian city’s treasury department employs a bot to tackle the problem of tax evasion online. But even the best ideas run into bureaucracy.

Project report

The World in 2030: Exploring the Futures of Migration, Cities and the Global Order

The final working group reports of the GGF 2030 fellows draw up scenarios for the future(s) of global migration governance, the role of cities, and the shape of the global order ten years from now. 

By the GGF 2030 Fellows
Podcast

Who is Emmanuel Macron?

Sophie Pedder, the Economists Paris bureau chief, delves into the Macron presidency and contemporary France-EU politics in the latest episode of the Global Futures podcast.

Study

Automation and the Future of Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper presents the factors that are driving or inhibiting the automation revolution and applies them to sub-Saharan Africa. It concludes that tough times may be coming for some, but the overall impact of automation in the region will be limited. 

Working paper

Legal Pluralism and Militia Regulation in Afghanistan

A lack of political will, poor application of legal controls and the practical difficulties of managing powerful armed actors have hampered efforts to address abuse allegations with accountability mechanisms.