CETA–the Canada/EU free trade agreement–is now on political life support. The multiyear effort to craft a common market across the Atlantic and to strengthen the bonds of the liberal order in the West is running right up against the local democracy of Wallonia.
António Guterres has made good on his commitments to advance gender equality both in his government and at the United Nations Agency for Refugees. But can he make good on his promises as UN Secretary-General, or will “politics trump gender” once again in an organization that is supposed to stand for all the world’s people?
Nicholas Chan’s contribution to the current issue of Ethics and International Affairs makes the observation that the Paris Agreement on climate change focuses on a “‘bottom-up’ structure, emphasizing national flexibility in order to ensure broader participation”–with the hopes that this nod in favor of national sovereignty will make it easier for governments to set and […]
Ethics & International Affairs is pleased to present a collection of recent work on the ethics of autonomous weapon systems (AWS).
Is the pessimism that I expressed about the sustainability of the liberal order at the close of the recent Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs panel (“U.S. Elections and Brexit: Can Liberalism Survive?”) justified? I wanted to add a short codicil to my remarks at the panel. The liberal world order–and here, in response […]