By Robert Muggah, Co-founder and Research and Innovation Director, and Ilona Szabó, Co-founder and President at the Igarapé Institute.

With tensions rising between global powers, digital attacks increasing in frequency and intensity, deepening climate threats and dangerously uneven Covid-19 recovery, 2021 is shaping-up to be the year that risk management…


By Jean-Paul Agon

This year, the deadly pandemic has touched all our lives. As the world attempts to contain the disease, the crisis has reinforced the need for collective action and international collaboration on health, economic and social issues. …


By Jutta Urpilainen

2020 has tested us all in ways we could not have imagined this time last year. In difficult times, there is sometimes a tendency to turn inwards, and get sucked into our own problems. However, as a global community, we have not fallen into that trap. …


By José María Figueres (Board Chair, Ocean Unite) and Denis Duverne (Chairman, AXA Group and Chairman, Insurance Development Forum)

In a year in which the Covid pandemic has shown all of us the interconnectedness of our world and how important it is to invest in nature, the Ocean is often…


By Dr Seth Berkley (CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance)

Never has the development of vaccines been so widely anticipated as for COVID-19, and arguably never has so much been at stake. Because without COVID-19 vaccines, we cannot bring this crisis to a swift end. This has focused the world’s…


By Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Around the world, women too often remain excluded from decision-making structures and processes, particularly in the male-dominated realm of security. This affects not only the women who are excluded, but also society at large which misses out on the opportunity to benefit from their experiences…


By Delphine O

In 2020, we are at a critical point for gender equality. The current pandemic has provoked unprecedented damage to gender equality worldwide. Reports from UN agencies, governments, NGOs all concur: the crisis has deepened, not reduced, inequalities between men and women, and in some places, it has…


By Hilde HARDEMAN

COVID-19 has fundamentally altered our lives. The virus continues to pose a formidable challenge to all of us, our communities, our governments, economies and societies. At a moment when facts about the coronavirus and how to contain it are absolutely critical, trust in conventional sources of information…


By Sergio Suchodolski

Since early 2020, the world is facing health and economic crisis of immense proportions. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been hard-hit by such economic downturn. …


By Igor Shuvalov

Konstantin Paustovsky, a Nobel Prize nominated Russian author, once said: “Understanding nature, and having a humane and respectful attitude towards it, is one of the elements of morality, and a part of one’s worldview”. In 2020, at the height of the unforeseen COVID-19 crisis which is causing…

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