For Syrians, Russia’s aggressive tactics in Ukraine are hauntingly familiar. Impunity Watch speaks to Syrian activists, including Tayseer Alkarim, CIC non-resident fellowabout the opportunity to cement solidarity, and on what mistakes to mend.

Aug 11, 2022
Tayseer Alkarim
Europe, Syria

Economic development issues are becoming increasingly geopolitical, as the form and importance of today’s agreement in Turkey on grain exports between Russia and Ukraine demonstrates. While today’s crucial agreement and the war of food security narratives between Russia and the West rightly grab the latest headlines, outside of the media spotlight development competition is also heating up between China and the West.

Jul 19, 2022
Sarah Cliffe, Karina Gerlach
China, Europe, United States

CIC's Maaike de Langen discusses multilateralism and global governance, including what has and has not been working, and how the outpouring of support that Zelenskyy has received can be applied to other challenges.

Apr 24, 2022
Maaike de Langen
Europe
2030 Agenda

In his latest column for Foreign Policy, CIC Non-Resident Fellow James Traub writes about the upcoming presidential French elections.

Apr 07, 2022
James Traub
Europe

James Traub examines the difference between Europe’s treatment of Syrians and Ukrainians as evidence of racism—and reality.

Mar 21, 2022
James Traub
Europe, Syria

Leah Zamore, CIC's Humanitarian Crises Program Lead, spoke with Voice of America about the unfolding refugee crisis in Ukraine.

Mar 15, 2022
Leah Zamore
Europe
Humanitarian Crises

What can we do to truly tackle group-based inequalities in society, and what can we do about this divisive narrative that is beating back progressives in large parts of the world? We asked three thinkers and activists in different parts of the world—South Africa, Colombia, and Europe—to draw on their local experiences to tell us how we can see progress on this issue. Despite geographic location, there was significant overlap in conclusions about the need for both policies to redistribute resources as well as recognize historic injustices.

Mar 21, 2022
Europe, Latin America, South Africa

In his latest Foreign Policy column, CIC Senior Fellow James Traub analyses the unity of several actors in response to President Putin's invasion of Ukraine, and what it means for President Biden.

Mar 07, 2022
James Traub
Europe, United States

While the Ukrainian army and people continue to resist, the costs of Russia's invasion in human terms are mounting. As of March 15, the United Nations (UN) had verified 1,900 civilian casualties, including 726 deaths (fifty of them children), as Russia intensifies its assault on civilian targets, seizes the Zaporizhzhia nuclear site, lays siege to Mariupol which is without food, energy, or water in freezing temperatures, continues to threaten Kyiv, begins a push on Odesa and assaults Kharkiv with heavy and indiscriminate shelling.

Mar 07, 2022
Sarah Cliffe, Leah Zamore
James Traub
Europe

CIC Program Lead Leah Zamore appeared on ABC News, discussing the contrast between the European response to refugees coming from Ukraine and the "closed-door response" to African and Middle Eastern refugees during the last decade.

Mar 06, 2022
Leah Zamore
Europe
Humanitarian Crises

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