Pathfinders' Maaike de Langen co-authored this piece about the role of justice during the COVID-19 pandemic with Trevor Farrow for The Lawyer's Daily, .
"We need justice systems that focus on resolving and preventing people’s justice problems. Those systems must be informed by data and evidence of what works and incorporate insights into human behaviour and conflict in their procedures and approaches. We need new ways of working and smarter investments in solutions that can be scaled and that deliver fair outcomes," they wrote.
CIC non-resident fellow Michael Harsch authored a blog post on the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs's Epicenter blog, hosted by Harvard University. It presents a new measure of state fragility, taking into account the ability of a state to collect statistics on its population.
Hong Kong Phoenix TV interviewed CIC's Karina Gerlach about the United Nations 75th General Assembly and reforming the organization.
"It still holds a moral value, a moral strengh, compass," Gerlach told Hong Kong Phoenix TV. "There are a lot of things that can be done to bring the UN closer to the people, and that also takes leadership, willingless to make some concessions."
CIC Deputy Director Paige Arthur was quoted in a Forbes article about the global status of women as the UN General Assembly commemorated the 1995 Beijing declaration.
“I doubt that many of the participants in Beijing 25 years ago would have imagined where we are today: while there is much to be proud of, it is shocking that the fight for equality remains so controversial and that champions like the United States have abdicated their leadership,” Arthur said.
CIC senior program advisor Karina Gerlach appearead on Hong Kong Phoenix TV about the role of international cooperation when it comes to solutions to COVID-19.
"Both China and the US have amazing science and technology, they are and should be the leaders in bringing about a solution in terms of a vaccine," Gerlach told Hong Kong Phoenix TV. "China has shown a lot of willingless to cooperate and to give funds."
CIC's Karina Gerlach was interviewed in France24's El Debate about controversial and false statements made by heads of state in their speeches at this year's United Nations General Assembly.
"In reality, the heads of state are talking to the people in their countries... This is not something different from what we have seen in other years," Gerlach told France24. "They are narratives that are already known, and they are repeated because it is for the national public."