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With less than eight years remaining to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the President of the UN General Assembly convened a ‘Moment for Nature’ debate on Tuesday to examine the interconnected environmental threats hampering efforts to ac
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has heightened everyone’s appreciation of global issues and interconnectivity. In addition to geopolitical and defense concerns, there is a renewed focus on the state of international trade.
As India gears up to officially assume the G20 presidency this year, it must recognise and address the core challenges it is likely to face. There are several aspects that India will need to consider while setting up its agenda—how can it take forwar
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Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest is threatening to accelerate past a point of no return. Countries and international organizations have called on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to strengthen environmental protections and Indigenous land rig
Although major economies and markets fared well in 2021 despite all of the uncertainties surrounding new variants of the coronavirus, 2022 will bring new challenges. In addition to central banks shifting toward policy normalization, geopolitical and
Right now, fears of a war in Ukraine are widespread. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned the Kremlin not to try to repeat what it did in 2014, lest it regret it. Will President Putin make the fateful decision? Is Ukraine that “unfinishe
For low- and lower-middle-income countries to pursue their development goals and do their part in tackling problems like climate change, they need to be able to borrow reliably on decent market terms. Yet the current two-tiered global financial syste
With its poor track record of managing EU funds, Italy’s recovery plan will be a major test for the future of EU policymaking more generally. While it is widely agreed that Prime Minister Mario Draghi must remain on the scene to oversee the plan’s im
The fall of the Afghan government to the Taliban has presented the world with some stark choices. In recent weeks, the international community has raised alarm about the rapidly escalating humanitarian emergency in the country, calling for an influx
The goal of US policy toward the island should be to reduce uncertainty about America’s intentions and its ability to make good on them, while underscoring to Chinese leaders the economic and military costs of aggression
Governments of countries where vaccines are being produced – the United States, European Union members, the United Kingdom, India, Russia, and China – need to cooperate under United Nations leadership to ensure that a sufficient supply of COVID-19 va
Twenty years after the horrific attacks on New York and Washington, it’s clear that the biggest changes of our time were not ideological or geopolitical, but technological. They were also the hardest to foresee.
On September 9, 2001, Russian President Vladimir Putin called his American counterpart George W. Bush with an urgent message: Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of the anti-Taliban and Moscow-supported Northern Alliance, had been assassinated in Afghanistan
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Rather than a Tron-esque idea of soldiers fighting virtually in a p
There is a growing consensus that the US economy’s inflationary pressures and growth challenges are attributable largely to temporary supply bottlenecks that will be alleviated in due course. But there are plenty of reasons to think the optimists wil
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Six years ago, the European Union descended into in-fighting as it struggled to process asylum seekers fleeing war-torn Syria. Over 1 million refugees and migrants crossed the sea to reach Europe in 2015.
During the Cold War, US grand strategy focused on containing the power of the Soviet Union. China’s rise now requires America and its allies to develop a strategy that seeks not total victory over an existential threat, but rather managed competition
Jeremić, Lompar and Protić about the war in Ukraine, Russia and Kosovo and Metohija
"The clash between the US and China will largely determine our time. They are the two most consistent forces in economics, science and technology. The US is already a military superpower and China will become that in the 21 century, "Jeremić said during the discussion "The return of the history- Serbia on a crossroad," which was held by CIRSD in Aeroklub in Belgrade.
CIRSD team member at the European Forum Alpbach 2022
In mid-August 2022, Assistant to the President of CIRSD and Horizons Junior Editor, Aleksandar Ljubomirović attended the prestigious annual European Forum in the Austrian village Alpbach, Europe’s most prestigious, high-level and invitation-only event.
CIRSD and PCNS co-organize an event about the MENA region
Envisioned as part of a series of high-level discussions and roundtables focusing on MENA related topics, this closed-door event is scheduled to take place on September 7th, 2022 at 04:00 p.m. (CET) on Zoom.
Jeremić and Schmidt-Traub: The continuation of the war in Ukraine will cause a world food crisis
"The war in Ukraine has deepened the existing crisis in the system of food production and
consumption, which is a consequence of the pandemic and reduced incomes, as well as climate
change. This has a dramatic impact on agricultural production around the world," said Schmidt-
Traub at the lecture. "How will the future reflect on agriculture, food and water", held as part of
CIRSD's "Future Leaders" program, whose participants include postgraduate students from all
over the world.