Article 26 June 2019

Judging Universities by How Free They Are

Degrees of academic freedom should affect universities’ reputations, but there is no reliable data on violations of academic freedom in higher education institutions worldwide. GPPi is piloting a comparative global measurement on academic freedom to address this gap.

The Global Futures Podcast

What sort of future are we heading for? We discuss foreign policy, economics, war, peace, and how the world is changing with experts from across the globe as part of the Global Governance Futures — Robert Bosch Foundation Multilateral Dialogue Program. 

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Mind the Technology Gap

Technological illiteracy exacerbates threats to Western democracies. While real transatlantic policy coordination looks unlikely any time soon, there is still plenty of room for the US and Europe to cooperate on promoting tech expertise among legislators.


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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Harmonizing Reporting Pilot: Final Review

In 2017, GPPi developed a new template to streamline donor reporting in the humanitarian sector. After piloting it for two years, we found that it is an important building block for achieving the Grand Bargain commitment to simplify and harmonize reporting requirements.


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.


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. 

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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