France has bucked the populist trend, but what does this mean for the future?
Using technology to counteract computational propaganda may be our only hope to preserve democracy as we know it. And Macron’s campaign is a prime example of that.
"Naming and faming" inspiring leaders gives citizens hope that there are people out there serving the public good, even in the most difficult of circumstances.
Pope Francis has given a talk via video to the TED 2017 conference, covering everything from a happy future to his message for world leaders.
How countries can improve development results for all of their citizens, especially the hardest to reach.
Professor Harold James evaluates what a victory for Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French election would mean for Germany and Europe.
Leaders around the world can no longer ignore demands for radical change, argues Ngaire Woods.
“Failure of national governance”, “unemployment” and “fiscal crises” are all prominently cited as risks by Latin American and Caribbean business executives.
Cyberattacks are now everybody's business - so what are the world's leaders talking about when it comes to cybersecurity?
Traditional approaches to fighting corruption tend to focus on rules, compliance and enforcement. We need to rethink this to build societies with integrity.
Less than half the world lives in a democracy
Global and regional institutions, such as the U.N. Security Council or the EU, are widely criticized for their shortcomings. Yet it’s terrifying to imagine what the world would look like ...
Its central goal is maintaining international peace. To achieve that, the UN must reform.
Multi-stakeholder partnerships are the only way to address the global challenges of sustainable development - but they are not easy, warns Bertrand Badré.
The government of the future operates seamlessly across boundaries to address complex challenges in a hyperconnected world, writes Jane Fountain.