For a country of just over 10 million people, Portuguese leaders are over-represented on the international political stage.
Twelve months after the UN goals were agreed in New York, we assess some of the key developments so far, and ask a selection of experts if they think there has been progress.
Poor countries lose 15% of their exports to unnecessary regulatory hurdles. Here's how we can give them a hand and boost global growth at the same time.
As world leaders gather for the G20 summit in Hangzhou, here’s a guide to what it's all about.
As G20 leaders meet this week in Hangzhou, China, Shuaihua Cheng looks at three things they should be doing.
Soft power capability is rising faster in North America and Asia than in Europe, according to a report.
Kemal Derviş argues that we need global governance, for economic reasons and to ensure a peaceful world.
Voters everywhere are losing trust in their leaders. Can democracy be saved from itself?
Ricardo Hausmann looks at belief systems and their influence on politics.
Overlooked and underrated, logistics are what wealthy economies are built upon. It's time we paid it more attention
The former Portuguese Prime Minister and head of the UNHCR refugee agency was formally announced on 6 October.
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.