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Now for the long term : a report of the Oxford Martin Commission for future generations.

A relevant report written by a panel of people with int. experience in various fields...downloaded by more than half a million people. Insights about the future, mega trends, and the global governance we need to face the challenges.

Executive Summary

As the world slowly emerges from the devastating Financial Crisis, it is time to reflect on the lessons of this turbulent period and think afresh about how to prevent future crises.

Global governance: tackling the issue of values

This tribune is based on Pascal Lamy's speech, President of Honour of Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute and General Director of the World Trade Organisation, during the 5th edition of the World Policy Conference organised in Cannes (France) on 8 december 2012 on an IFRI initiative. He reviews achievements and difficulties of the global governance and suggests avenues for progress.

Clouds for democracy in South Korea?

Statement of intellectuals in Asia who remember the Yushin dictatorship.

A highly important election will be held in December in a country in Asia, known for its exemplary democratization, South Korea. This election, to elect a new President in a presidential polity, is likely to serve as a significant testing ground for the future of democratization not only in South Korea, but in Asia as well.

Global governance through the Lens of Catholic Social Teaching

This document, written by Kevin Ahern/IMCS for the CIDSE Working Group on Global Governance, summarizes the reflections of the CIDSE–Caritas Internationalis Background Paper: “Working Towards Progressive Global Governance” published in April 2004. The Working Group would like to thank Fr. Pete Henriot/Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection and Lorna Gold/Trócaire for their valuable inputs as well as Secours Catholique/Caritas France, Pax Romana and ALBOAN for contributing to the French and Spanish translations.

 Introduction and background


For the last few years, global governance has been an important cross-cutting issue in the advocacy work of CIDSE and Caritas Internationalis (CI). This booklet summarizes the reflections contained in the paper ‘Working Towards Progressive Global Governance1’ (2004). One of the main goals of the paper was to identify the basic values and principles of Global Governance based on Catholic Social Teaching which informs CIDSE and CI’s advocacy on global governance. In its turn, this booklet seeks to outline the most important features of the paper in order to raise greater awareness on the important issues surrounding global governance.

Global Governance, Global Justice: Africa as a Symbol and a Reality

  1. More than 300 participants from all Catholic dioceses of Kenya and representatives of more than 40 countries of all continents gathered in Nairobi, Kenya from July 20 to 26, 2008 around the theme of "Global Governance, Global Justice: Africa as a Symbol and a Reality" for an International Conference organized by Pax Romana ICMICA MIIC.
  2. We recalled that our world today is facing, more than ever, pressing challenges that require urgent responses at all levels of governance to bring about justice for all, in a manner that respects human dignity and promotes sustainable development.
  3. With hope, we discovered that we are citizens of the world, and from this perspective we think and act glocally searching for common goals even though we still have to learn how to work together.

Events political field

Tue Jan 27, 2015 @19:00 - 09:00PM
Sind wir am Ende einer Friedens-periode?
Sun Aug 02, 2015
Tarrytown NY US
Being church at the peripheries
Fri Oct 06, 2017
Lviv (Ukrain)
Human dignity, security and future of Europe