10 December 2019
The UK’s defining moment

The UK’s defining moment


On December 12, 2019, voters in the United Kingdom (UK) will go to the polls for the third time in five years. However, of the two previous elections ...
03 December 2019
Creating a society that is safer for women and girls

Creating a society that is safer for women and girls


The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and International Men’s Day were celebrated a mere six days apart. Why men, hist...
26 November 2019
Where did all the fish go?

Where did all the fish go?


On November 21, many fishing communities around the world celebrated World Fisheries Day. According to WorldFish, an international non-profit research...
19 November 2019
Bleak World Economic Outlook –  Is There a Role for Structural Reform?

Bleak World Economic Outlook – Is There a Role for Structural Reform?


In October 2019, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its World Economic Outlook (WEO) which serves as an integral element of the Fund’s s...
12 November 2019
Promoting a Better Business Environment

Promoting a Better Business Environment


The World Bank recently released its Doing Business 2020 Report which compares business regulation in 190 economies. Doing Business analyses regulatio...
05 November 2019
The New World (Dis)Order

The New World (Dis)Order


Protests rage around the world – but what comes next? Disaster in the Desert. War Is Not Over. ISIS Is Already Rising From The Ashes. These are some...
22 October 2019
The New Industrial Revolution

The New Industrial Revolution


Mobile supercomputing. Intelligent robots. Self-driving cars. 3D printing. Many economists, political and business leaders from around the world are c...
15 October 2019
Advancing Our Shared Prosperity

Advancing Our Shared Prosperity


Advancing Our Shared Prosperity – this was the title of the communique issued at the end of the Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting which took plac...
08 October 2019
CARICOM and India – Smart foreign policy

CARICOM and India – Smart foreign policy


On the margins of the recently concluded 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India hosted the ...
01 October 2019
On the Frontline of the Climate War

On the Frontline of the Climate War


On September 10 2019, the Hon. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, delivered the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture to the United Nations Conference on ...