December 2019, Madrid hosted the 25th UN Climate Change Conference
of Parties (COP25) under the Presidency of the Government of Chile. Delegates
gathered for the COP25 in the Spanish capital from over 180 countries,
Amidst the rampage of COVID-19, countries on the subcontinent of South Asia and around the Indian Ocean are faced with the volatile political, economic and security situation, punctuated by the big power rivalry, border conflicts, surging n...
Along with the novel coronavirus pandemic, which is still raging in many parts of the world, the United Nations, on the 75th anniversary of its founding, faces many significant challenges. Even before the pandemic broke out, the UN's global...
As the global pandemic continues to ravage the world, the United
Nations on its seventy-fifth anniversary faces significant challenges. Even
well before COVID-19, the UN’s global role was heavily constrained by a
decreasing budget and incre...
the ongoing battle against the global pandemic, belated responses will result
in huge human costs and massive economic damage. In Europe, losses are climaxing
in the 2nd quarter of 2020. Before
advanced economies – including those in Eur...
A week ago, I was returning to Slovenia from London via Germany and Italy. The whole travel was normal – with, perhaps, fewer passengers at airports than usual.However, at our final stop at the airport of Trieste (Trst), on the Italian side...
The last months have seen various discussions in American academia about the impact the COVID-19 crisis could have on the future international order. Those discussions include an influential article by Henry Kissinger in the Wall Street Jou...
During the global coronavirus pandemic, analyzing the situation to generate responses in a comprehensive, dialectical and forward-looking manner is much needed.Most changes in the international strategic landscape over the centuries were th...
Pakistani Abdul Zahir Hamad (2nd L) and his wife Mauritian Hosany Sumayyah (L) discuss with a colleague about a passenger with abnormal body temperature at a novel coronavirus prevention-and-control checkpoint of an expressway exit in Wenzh...
Dan Steinbock，Visiting scholar of SIIS In the coming days, new
confirmed cases of the virus outbreak will continue to rise. Nevertheless, there
may be some possible signs of steadying in China. With the new coronavirus
- the 2019 nov...