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21 November 2013: Jack Straw and the Institute of Global Governance

As former Foreign Secretary (2000-2006) and with extensive experience of multilateral  diplomacy at the highest levels, the Rt Hon Jack Straw is exceptionally well-placed to reflect on the strengths and limitations of the UN system.  Faced with the  mounting instability of an unmanaged global system, combined  with significant power shifts to the Global South, can the UN, the pre-eminent multilateral governance system of the 20th Century, change its business practices and meaningfully reform to meet the challenges of the 21st Century?  Such  questions provide the backdrop to this timely lecture by one of the UK’s leading figures in global diplomacy.
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15 November 2013: Video: iPlatform for Global Change Launch

Recorded on 4th November, 2013 in Cruciform Building Lecture Theatre 1.
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14 November 2013: Video: Jan-Emmanuel De Neve on Tax incentives

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve shares some data that suggest some interesting ways to incentivize people to pay their taxes. "If we can make the tax form slightly less frustrating and perhaps raise compliance, we can do a lot of good." More...

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