Stewart M. Patrick

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Global Governance 2014: What to Look for in the Year Ahead

by Stewart M. Patrick
December 23, 2013

Participants at the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, September 2013. (Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff/Courtesy Reuters)


In 2014, beyond watching triple salchows at the Sochi Olympics and bouncing brazucas at the World Cup, the world has a lot on its plate. Today on, I highlight the major events at which the international community will attempt to tackle some of today’s most critical challenges. I outline how the coming year’s major summits will attempt to secure nuclear weapons, regulate the Internet, revive global trade, jumpstart economic growth, protect indigenous peoples worldwide and arrest climate change. Read the entire article here.

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