Global Sustainable Development

At the first international Belt and Road (BR) Forum in Beijing in May 2017, President Xi Jinping emphasised the openness and long-term vision of...
sustainable development

Sustainable Development Goals: Public Good vs. Private Welfare

With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) having expired at the end of 2015, the consultation process among countries regarding the post-2015 development agenda, is...

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,...

Selbstamputation à la Kiew

Eine kulinarische Delikatesse ist sicherlich kotleta po-kijewski, Kotelett nach Kiewer Art. Wohlschmeckend aber tückisch. Denn hantiert man mit Messer oder Gabel nicht umsichtig und...

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,...

Business as a Force for Good: New Paradigms, New Realities

More than ever before, there seems to be a growing consensus that in order to survive and be successful on a long-term basis, businesses...

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,...
Income Inequalities

Income Inequalities in Perspective

Income and wealth inequalities in most countries – in the West, the former communist economies and in the developing world –have been on the...

Corporate Social Responsibility: The Impact of Business on Society

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India is now being gauged through a new lens – public private partnership (PPP). Since the government introduced the...
G20 Countries On World Map

The Time is Now: Building a New Paradigm for Global Transformation

It is beyond any doubt that the realities surrounding us today significantly differ from the world we have known for the past couple of...