This conversation with global leaders focused on what kind of leadership is needed to build and achieve sustainable peace in today's fractured world. The discussion explores strategies, insights and anecdotes from the experience of international leaders and their decisive personal leadership.
Policy and Research Papers
This policy brief from the World Economic Forum is drawing attention to the results of the Habitat III conference, which took place in Ecuador from 17-20 October and the promising policy ideas with potential to benefit billions of people living in cities. the author points out that in the New Urban Agenda, the document to guide the next 20 years of urbanization, the security and urbanization strategists are called to talk to each other as it has become indisputable that the way cities develop has a huge impact on security.
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Is a more connected world a safer and more resilient one, or is it more brittle and fragile? It all depends on how we organize our defense. But the failure to stem the rise of terrorism over the past 15 years suggests we’ve not got it right. How can we restructure our defense systems to take into account the immense changes taking place, and the blurring distinction between war and peace?
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European security has entered a period of intense fragility. This article identifies three broad factors at play, which, taken together, make it all the more difficult to implement coherent responses.
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