August 5, 2022
Our guest argues that there is more at stake in the war than Ukraine's future as an independent nation. The entire architecture of our rules-based global order is in danger of collapse.
August 1, 2022
Today we face an extremely complex geopolitical environment: to the perils of climate change we must add the global ramifications of the war in Ukraine, rising tensions between the superpowers and the unraveling of our nuclear order.
July 23, 2022
Powerful insights on why we need to reinforce the crumbling foundations of our global order.
July 15, 2022
Climate change is the most important and sizable shock to the earth and its ecosystems. Our guest argues that scientists, policymakers and the business community must work together to translate biosphere boundaries into operational targets that create guardrails for the future evolution of the global economy.
May 26, 2022
Drawing on a lifetime of experience advising governments on tackling corruption our guest addresses some of the critical questions of development, from poverty, education and opportunity to the question of life’s purpose and the development of human potential.
March 30, 2022
Our response to the challenges of climate change needs a significant boost; we need to do more and move more rapidly if we are to forestall its calamitous consequences. Stockholm+50 later this year will provide a unique opportunity to do so.
March 13, 2022
The world faces multiple crises. Climate change and the associated temperature rise will interact in noxious ways with biodiversity, pollution, and the global economy. This is no time for incremental change; indifference is not an option.
January 24, 2022
We need to think creatively to enhance the effectiveness of the UN Security Council in dealing with threats like climate change, and to empower it to become a catalyst in the emergence of mature democracies governed by the rule of law.
December 28, 2021
Massive changes will be needed over the next several years, to our policies, institutions and way of thinking to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. Lack of action will imply the hollowing out of social stability and national security.
December 10, 2021
Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, surveying the many catastrophic risks that threaten our future, makes a powerful case to redefine national security in terms of human welfare rather than the maintenance of military establishments.
October 2, 2021
In this episode, with special guest Dani Kaufmann, we cast a light on the causes, the impact and what to do about the malignant forces of corruption in the 21st century.
September 23, 2021
Former USG at the UN, Susana Malcorra, explains why women's empowerment is a vital force for transformation, from UN reform to the future of multilateralism, the response to a global pandemic and global prosperity.
September 7, 2021
The Vatican has played a central role in drawing the attention of the world to a range of issues which address fundamental questions of human development. Alessio Pecorario provides fascinating insights into the latest thinking.
July 4, 2021
Few have a better understanding of the power of law to change our world than Richard Goldstone. In this episode we sit down with Richard to discuss his career spent working against injustice and the need for international enforcement.
June 12, 2021
Exploring the link between ethics, values and good governance is vital as we try to find practical solutions to a range of unresolved issues currently threatening our future, from climate change to widening income and extreme poverty.