Chairman´s Voice

Chairman´s Voice

The international press had a variety of responses to Trump's victory. (Credit: hadrian/Bigstock)

Is America great again? Trump’s first year in office

One of the most alarming aspects of the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency is how little serious analysis there has been in the...
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The catcher in the lie: Will the youth succumb to populism?

"The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, the mark of the mature man is that he...

From dialogue to action: Changing the world through civic councils

While working to resolve the crises of today, we should spend a lot of time talking. Being able to listen to one another’s point...
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Clash or dialogue? The Rhodes Forum and the challenge of the century

The first decades of the twenty-first century have demonstrated that it is more important than ever that we are able not only to address immediate...
Remains of the iron curtain in the Czech Republic. (Credit: phbcz/Bigstock)

A new Cold War or can we move from ‘lose-lose’ to ‘win-win’?

Talk of a ‘new Cold War’ once seemed alarmist, but today it is fast becoming rooted in a new reality, a new mentality of...
Rush hour in a Moscow metro station. (Credit: moomusician/Bigstock)

Railway infrastructure and the well-being of citizens

Soon after the 2007/2008 global economic crisis began, it became apparent that the crisis was not simply financial in origin, but the result of...
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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,...
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Cornerstones of the BRICS development strategy: Outlining the world of the future

At a time when the durability of existing international relations systems is being questioned, the need for alternative models of global development is clear,...
Will development bring humanity together in the post-2016 world? (Credit: PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Bigstock)

The world after 2016: Imagining possible futures

Whilst looking at how global post-2016 realities beget the need for a new, human-oriented development paradigm, Vladimir Yakunin incorporates concepts of unity in diversity,...
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...

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