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Vladimir Yakunin, DOC Insight on the Belt and Road Forum

The Belt and Road Initiative as a new model for global inclusive development and solidarity

On 25-27 April 2019, Beijing hosted the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in an undoubtable demonstration of cooperative multilateral power on...
US hegemony

(Re) constructing hegemonies

The DOC’s new project, ‘(Re) constructing hegemonies’, is conceptualised around four interlocking processes which – we assume – shape the new economic and political...
Rhodes Forum 2017 - Goodluck Jonathan and Dioncounda Traoré

Dr. Goodluck E. Jonathan’s address at the DOC Rhodes Forum

Let me first commend the Rhodes Forum for advancing the philosophy of Dialogue of Civilisations (DOC) this past 15 years. I also wish to thank...

“We are not aggressive”

The German foreign affairs politician Norbert Röttgen and Putin intimus Vladimir Yakunin discuss the Russian retreat from the European peace order, different mentalities among...
Appreciating OBOR's normative and subjective dimensions implies a recognition of civilisational identities. (Credit: Inka Andelin/Flickr)

A new match: Dialogue of Civilisations and One Belt, One Road

The One Belt, One Road initiative could enhance material prosperity across the world. But without engaging the shared spiritual resources of the diverse communities...
Protesters gather for the G20's 2017 summit in Hamburg, Germany. (Credit: Rasande Tyskar/Flickr)

The G20’s contested future

G20 meetings are annual rituals which attract thousands of protestors. These mainly anti-globalisation and anti-establishment protests often turn violent, leading to a loss of...
Cooperative Development in a Multipolar World

Cooperative Development in a Multipolar World

Vladimir Yakunin assesses a series of world order and development challenges in the following paper, with the imperative to raise the bar for policy...
Museum Island, Berlin. (Credit: rudi1976/Bigstock)

Protecting cultural heritage

On 28 June 2017 the DOC Research Institute celebrated its first year of operations in Berlin, and the Chairman of the DOC Supervisory Board,...
leadership

Without responsible leadership, there is no change

Held under the theme ‘Making multilateralism work: Enhancing dialogue on peace, security, and development’ on the island of Rhodes, Greece, on 5-6 October 2018,...
financial crisis

A recurrence of the 2008-2009 global crisis

The past year, 2018, brought reminders of the global financial crisis, not only through its tenth anniversary but also in material terms. The falls...

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