Grimm, Sven (2015)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 19 October 2015
Critics such as economist William Easterly describe the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as “senseless, dreamy, and garbled” - the kind of thing John Lennon was singing about in his famous song “Imagine”. Are we all just dreamers?
Bilal, San / Clara Brandi / Max Mendez-Parra (2015)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 16 October 2015
On 14 October 2015 the European Commission has released the new EU trade and investment strategy. Its catchy title – “Trade for All” – is very auspicious as well as ambitious and the strategy contains promising elements for global development. But the proof of the pudding is in the eating: How will the strategy be put into practice?
Clara Brandi / Axel Berger / Dominique Bruhn (2015)
Multilateral co-operation has come up against its limits in recent years. Minilateral or plurilateral pioneer alliances can lend new impetus to international trade and climate policy, however, they should augment and support the multilateral process rather than replace it.
Brandi, Clara / Axel Berger / Dominique Bruhn (2015)
Multilaterale Kooperation ist in den letzten Jahren an ihre Grenzen gestoßen. Minilaterale oder plurilaterale Vorreiterallianzen können neuen Schwung in die internationale Handels- und Klimapolitik bringen, sollten jedoch den multilateralen Prozess nicht ersetzen, sondern ergänzen und unterstützen.