Past News

16 August 2018

Assessing the BRICS Johannesburg Summit, potential enlargement

Selçuk Çolakoğlu, Director of the Turkish Center for Asia-Pacific Studies, Ankara, Turkey, breaks down the recent BRICS 2018 Johannesburg Summit and the prospects of Turkey joining the grouping in the...

06 August 2018

The Anatomy of Legal Change

  Ezgi Yildiz discusses how to study legal change in her newest blog post on The Global. These questions were raised at a brainstorming workshop for the PATHS project. Over 20 participants with diverse...

31 July 2018

How UN sanctions affect mediation processes?

In a new publication, UN sanctions: liability or asset in mediation processes?, released today by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), Professor Thomas Biersteker, Dr Rebecca Brubaker and Dr David...

29 June 2018

North Korea-Iran nuclear negotiations: what you really need to...

Since our last webinar, President Trump withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The idea of this plan was for the international community to help Iran develop economically, in exchange...

Legacy
14 June 2018

Are weaker agreements more widely accepted?

Ratification of treaties by states is an important step towards domestic compliance to international norms. But are countries less likely to ratify agreements that are more demanding? On Wednesday 6 June...