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The G20 Summit’s Virtual Mob: Are Courts Prepared for a New Age of Protests?

The G20 Summit’s Virtual Mob: Are Courts Prepared for a New Age of Protests?

Jumping on the bandwagon of demonizing crowds does not quite get to the point of violent protests and their causes.

Review – G20 Governance for a Globalized World

Review – G20 Governance for a Globalized World

Although his critique of the UN is problematic, Kirton’s book remains an important contribution based on a solid foundation of political theory and empirical knowledge.

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

By being one of the few scholarly texts to focus on the MIKTA, Jongryn’s edited volume is a substantial contribution to global governance literature.

Review – The G20: Evolution, Interrelationships, Documentaion

Review – The G20: Evolution, Interrelationships, Documentaion

Hajnal has penned a richly documented and well designed book which proves to be one of the best guides to an incredibly important institution of global governance.

G20 and the Culture of Protests

G20 and the Culture of Protests

The culture of protests has become a common sight in all G20 summits, so much so that preventing violent activism has become an inevitable part of the security planning.

The Green Economy Challenge After Rio+20

The Green Economy Challenge After Rio+20

The green economy is not just a current “buzz concept”. It represents a profound change in perceptions. Sadly, the opportunity to lock in a paradigm shift in international policy was lost at Rio+20.

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

The G7 states themselves are no more likely to push for a Global Economic Council than turkeys are to vote for Christmas, but that should not stop others from advocating along these lines.

One Year On: The G20 and Economic Leadership

One Year On: The G20 and Economic Leadership

The economic crisis has brought about a transformation in international governance, signalling a break with the established economic architecture. While at the outset, measures taken appeared in an ad hoc or temporary manner, the decision at the recent Pittsburgh Summit to institutionalize the Group of 20 leaders’ summit reflects a decided shift in economic leadership. New players, new institutions and new issues have moved to the centre of the agenda.

Dirty energy subsidies

Last August, the UN Environmental Programme reported that “around $300 billion or 0.7 per cent of global GDP is being spent on energy subsidies annually.” These subsidies are particularly important because most are devoted to fossil fuels.

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