In defence of non-alignment
As the US and China divide the world into allies and enemies, many smaller countries are resisting pressure to take sides. It is wiser to navigate rising economic nationalism without unconditionally adopting the foreign-policy preferences of superpowers.
Kenya, Pakistan and Brazil show the power of South-South exchanges in education
Following a meeting of educational leaders from Kenya, Pakistan and Brazil in Northeast Brazil, João Pedro Caleiro reflects on the importance of South-South cooperation in the field of education to build transnational networks and improve learning practices.
Is the world’s financial firefighter ready?
Wealthier countries must equip the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to prevent and manage the spread of financial crises across emerging and developing economies. This will require adequately bolstering the IMF ahead of time with well-positioned reserves and firebreaks.
International Growth Centre
Promoting sustainable growth in developing countries, focusing on what the centre has identified as the four key drivers of growth: state effectiveness, productive firms, liveable cities and reliable energy access.
Digital Pathways at Oxford
Digital Pathways at Oxford explored the strengths and weaknesses of emerging practice around policy and regulation of digital technologies in developing nations, and provided concrete proposals to improve them, including the Digital Economy Toolkit.
More mining cooperation, not less, would be needed in the run up to carbon neutrality
Though phasing down the role of global mining industries may seem like a logical step in the journey to carbon neutrality, MPP alumnus Yanzhu Zhang argues that more mining cooperation will be needed in the first instance to produce the technology and capacity required for the clean energy transition.
The 50th anniversaries worth celebrating from a Chinese perspective in 2022
MPP alumnus Yanzhu Zhang presents some of the key 50th anniversaries worth celebrating in 2022 for China as international cooperation to confront global challenges becomes increasingly necessary.