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EPISODE TWENTY-TWO

August 5, 2022

48 MINS

Olga Tokariuk on Russia’s Unprovoked War on Ukraine

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.

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EPISODE TWENTY-ONE

August 1, 2022

45 MINS

Michael Mandelbaum on War and Peace and the Lessons of History

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.

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EPISODE TWENTY

July 23, 2022

43 MINS

Thomas G. Weiss on Rethinking Global Governance and the UN’s Founding

Powerful insights on why we need to reinforce the crumbling foundations of our global order.

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EPISODE NINETEEN

July 15, 2022

44 MINS

Johan Rockström on the Climate Challenges We Face

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.

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EPISODE EIGHTEEN

May 26, 2022

42 MINS

Professor Robert Klitgaard on Corruption, Heroes and the Purpose of Life

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.

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EPISODE SEVENTEEN

March 30, 2022

32 MINS

Sweden’s Ambassador Johanna Lissinger on our Climate Emergency

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.

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EPISODE SIXTEEN

March 13, 2022

42 MINS

Maria Fernanda Espinosa on Why This is no Time for Incrementalism

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.

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EPISODE FIFTEEN

January 24, 2022

35 MINS

Hans Corell on UN Security Council Reform and the Rule of Law

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.

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EPISODE FOURTEEN

December 28, 2021

46 MINS

Nik Gowing on the Climate Emergency and Thinking the Unthinkable

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.

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EPISODE THIRTEEN

December 10, 2021

48 MINS

Jody Williams on the Need to Rethink the Concept of National Security

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.

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EPISODE TWELVE

October 2, 2021

47 MINS

Daniel Kaufmann on the Destructive Effects of Corruption

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.

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EPISODE ELEVEN

September 23, 2021

44 MINS

Susana Malcorra on the Future of the UN and Why Gender Equality is Vital

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.

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EPISODE TEN

September 7, 2021

35 MINS

The Vatican’s Dicastery on the Promotion of Human Development

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.

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EPISODE NINE

July 4, 2021

41 MINS

Richard Goldstone and the Need for International Enforcement

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.

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EPISODE EIGHT

June 12, 2021

40 MINS

Katherine Marshall on Ethics, Values and Faith in Human Development

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.

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