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23 March 2017

Curbing illicit financial flows to finance SDG implementation

The implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in developing countries is expected to be financed primarily by domestic resources. Yet this endeavour is undermined by significant levels of illicit financial flows (IFFs) that erode countries’ ability to raise revenue. Since the 2008 financial crisis and the adoption of the SDGs in 2015, IFFs have garnered increasing policy traction and...
22 March 2017

Sanctions on Russia: what economic impact for the US?

A new report published by the Graduate Institute’s Programme for the Study of International Governance (PSIG) suggests that economic costs to the US of its sanctions on Russia are minimal and should not represent...

21 March 2017

Farzan Sabet: Charting the risks of nuclear proliferation

International History PhD candidate Farzan Sabet has been awarded a 2016-2017 Graduate Research Award (GRA) for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation by The Simons Foundation and Global Affairs...

21 March 2017

Graduate Institute launches free online courses (MOOCs)

The Graduate Institute has launched its first massive open online course (Mooc) in partnership with learning platform FutureLearn. International Affairs: Globalisation, will be delivered by Richard Baldwin,...

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20 March 2017

Chinese Waters? The South China Sea at the Heart of China’s National...

Chinese Waters? The South China Sea at the Heart of China’s National Interest Chinese territorial and maritime claims over large swaths of the South China Sea are based not only on economic and security...