Sustainability

The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.

Why we believe in our Digital Monthly

We are sometimes asked why our Digital Monthly is valuable long term, and how it differs from our print issue. Here are the reasons.

Climate and biodiversity

To protect life on earth, we must cooperate

The world conferences of Sharm el-Sheikh and Montréal have shown once again that global crises require multilateral solutions

Demographic dividend

Benefiting from falling numbers of children

Under certain conditions, falling birth rates can produce a “demographic dividend”, for example in sub-Saharan Africa

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Why we believe in our Digital Monthly

What purposes our Digital Monthly serves, and how it differs from the print issue

Pandemic

How Beijing managed to calm protests fast

In view of nation-wide rallies, China reversed its zero-covid policy

Technological development

Affordable internet access for all

In Zambia, internet access is still limited, but the Starlink company of US billionaire Elon Musk aims to improve the situation

Overview fiscal space

Governments’ budget constraints are too tight

To rise to the challenges of the current polycrisis, governments need more fiscal space

Zambia

Copper price determines economic fate

Zambia's economic development is characterised by ups and downs

Global governance

How to improve the G20 Common Framework for Debt Treatment

For all countries to become able to rise to the challenges of the current polycrisis, debt-restructuring is needed

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Why we believe in our Digital Monthly

What purposes our Digital Monthly serves, and how it differs from the print issue

Overview multilateral policymaking

Global problems require global solutions

Why multilateral policymaking must improve and who can make it happen