On April 16th the Bank announced the establishment of a ‘COVID-19 Crisis Recovery Facility’ to ‘support AIIB’s members and clients in alleviating and mitigating economic and public health pressures arising from COVID-19’.
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, one looks for new signs of hope, new options for managing the exposed vulnerabilities. Euromoney wrote recently that COVID-19 is giving the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) an opportunity to prove its value to the world. From his office in Beijing, the AIIB president, Jin Liqun, has stated that ‘this is a litmus test of our ability to deal with a crisis and emergency’. But what does this mean?
The recent order by the ICJ in The Gambia v. Myanmar provides a concrete contribution to the efforts of the international institutions aimed at addressing the humanitarian emergency in Myanmar/Bangladesh and preventing the commission of acts of genocide against the Rohingya.
Dispossessed families had little choice – beyond heading for the slums of the major cities – but to migrate to what were ambiguously called the ‘last borders’.
Among its major findings, the research pointed out that a dual and dynamic response to terrorism exists, affecting the agency of both state and non-state actors.
Indonesian President Jokowi has appointed his rival, former Army Lieutenant General Prabowo, as defense minister. While Jokowi has understood correctly how to navigate the intricate context of Indonesian politics, the role of the military, and the interplay of ethnicity and religion remain open issues for future scenarios in the country.
Whether the TPP raises RCEP's future standards will depend on the success and international image of China's capitalism, and on Washington's regional influence.
In the context of SSR programmes, the victim-centred approach not only changes the way policing institutions evaluate their capacity to address citizens’ concerns, but more importantly it shifts the focus of these evaluations, from the police to the victims.
Today, relations between Russia and the European Union are in a deep and protracted crisis: what started as a project of high hopes, ambitions and enthusiasm in the early 1990s is now associated with deep disappointment, despite the geographical proximity and economic interdependence that arguably compel both sides to cooperate. Why has the relationship between Russia and the EU deteriorated so quickly and seemingly irreversibly – at least in the short and medium term?
Membership provides young women with a feeling of belonging, a social space that offers them the opportunity to gain self-esteem and to position themselves in a harsh society.
Quarterly journal on the politics, foreign policy and socio-political dynamics of contemporary China
Quarterly journal on the international relations and international political economy of South-East Asia
Quarterly journal investigating the extended concept of security and the human dimension of conflict
Presentation of the book “Protecting China’s Interests Overseas: Securitization and Foreign Policy”, by Dr. Andrea Ghiselli (T.wai & Fudan University). Description Based on his... Read More
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