UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is stepping down at the end of 2016 after two five-year terms, and the race is on to find his successor.
A weekly round up of some of the top stories from the past seven days.
Our 20th-century global institutions are not fit for dealing with 21st-century problems, says Mary Kaldor.
The changing form of the European Union, becoming larger and more intrusive, could have been the reason for a British vote to leave.
June 23 could be remembered as the day Europe finally realized its only option was to commit to reinventing itself, writes Dominique Moisi.
Nobel laureate Angus Deaton looks at globalization, poverty and the Robin Hood principle.
Though the world is becoming more interconnected, there's a sense that we understand foreigners less, writes Harold James.
Who's in the club, how powerful are their economies, and what's on the agenda for this week's summit of leaders in Japan.
The heads of the Group of Seven leading industrial countries will gather in Japan to discuss common security and economic problems.
World leaders are gathering at the first World Humanitarian Summit, which aims to shake up global responses to wars and disasters.
Marwan Muasher on the lack of governance in the Arab World, and how the region can build institutions that support social, economic, and political progress.
Corruption is a threat to "development, human dignity and global security". What steps can global leaders take to prevent it?
Daniel Gros looks at the rise of populism, and argues that globalization is not to blame.
A look at some of the people who ushered in today's era of globalization.
The authors examine trade and globalisation from 1800-2014.