Monthly Archives: February 2016

A bold move toward public problem solving on a global scale? | Anne-Marie Slaughter on the Paris Agreement

In her recent blog for the Project Syndicate, Anne-Marie Slaughter, former president of the American Society of International Law, offers an optimistic take on the non-binding nature of the Paris Agreement. As she argues: “its deficits in this regard are its greatest strengths as a model for effective global governance in the twenty-first century.” She...

Read more

New chair for FDSD

John Lotherington is delighted to announce that his successor as Chair of FDSD’s Board of Trustees is Graham Smith, Professor of Politics at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster. Graham is a specialist in democratic innovation and citizen engagement and has a particular interest in climate politics and the representation of...

Read more