The Current Column

Photo: Silke Weinlich, Authoer of The Current Column of 21 September 2020 "Multilateralism needs action, not celebrations"

On the occasion of their 75th anniversary, the United Nations will today adopt a political declaration: “We are not here to celebrate. We are here to take action.”

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Photo: Karina Mross, Author of the Current Column of 14 September 2020 “We need democracy protection to counter autocratisation” Photo: Daniel Nowack, Author of the Current Column of 14 September 2020 “We need democracy protection to counter autocratisation” Photo: Julia Leininger, Author of the Current Column of 14 September 2020 “We need democracy protection to counter autocratisation”

On 15 September, the world celebrates one of humanity’s greatest success models: democracy. Yet today, democracy finds itself under pressure from both internal and external forces.

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Foreign multinationals in service sectors: a general equilibrium analysis of Brexit

Latorre, María C. / Zoryana Olekseyuk / Hidemichi Yonezawa (2020)

Trade and climate change: a key agenda for the G20

Brandi, Clara / Axel Berger / Aaron Cosbey / Susanne Dröge / Manfred Elsig / Ilaria Espa / Jean-Frédéric Morin (2020)

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