The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development published States of Fragility 2018 on 17 July 2018. The report includes short pieces on trends in fragility by external authors, including this contribution by the Centre for Policy Research's Richard Gowan.
The multilateral system faces extraordinary threats but shows some reassuring signs of resilience, says Richard Gowan in his first blog post for CPR. Policy makers need to work out how to make the best of a poor deal making environment and hedge against further shocks to multilateral cooperation.
Eleonore Pauwels, Research Fellow on Emerging Cybertechnologies at the Centre for Policy Research, considers the governance questions raised by Artificial Intelligence in her introductory piece for CPR, just as the UN Secretary-General has established a High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation.