Valdai Paper #38: The Network and the Role of the State

14.12.2015
Yet the evidence is that the Network can empower both the individual and the state. The growing urgency of addressing transnational problems such as migration, climate change, and cybersecurity calls for new forms of collaboration across boundaries of all kinds. Creative ideas and bold action are needed, and the Network should be a catalyst and tool in bringing about agile forms of governance on a global scale.

About the author:

Bruce W. McConnell, Senior Vice President, EastWest Institute

Related articles

Climate Change: Science in the Theater of Political Intrigue
22.03.2018
On March 13-16, Paris hosted the 47th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which celebrated the panel’s 30th anniversary. In past decades, this community of

Expert: 
Igor Makarov

Category:
Expert Opinions
Cuba without Castro Brothers: What to Wait for?
20.04.2018
On April 19, 2018, the National Assembly of the People’s Power of Cuba appointed Miguel Díaz-Canel as Chairman of the State Council. He replaced Raúl Castro, brother of Fidel Castro, the country’s

Expert: 
Vladimir Sudarev

Category:
Expert Opinions
Turkey’s Syria Policy: Leave Well Alone
20.04.2018
Despite Turkey’s military and political achievements in the Astana process in cooperation with Russia and Iran, Ankara’s stance on the recent Western military operation against Damascus was highly

Expert: 
Ferit Temur

Category:
Expert Opinions