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Conversation with Orlando Figes, The Story of Russia

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and Orlando Figes, historian and author of The Crimean War: A History (2012) and his new book, The Story of Russia (2022), in a fascinating discussion of Russian history…

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Financing social protection

Countries need to pursue a range of financing options to close this financing gap. However, they confront a number of structural challenges, including pervasive economic informality, tax evasion at…

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The Convention for the Safeguarding of the ICH and other related UNESCO conventions

This chapter will familiarize learners with the purpose and place of ‘conventions’ in international law in general and in the field of culture, in particular, as well as the obligations…

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Interview with Miguel Clüsener-Godt, UNESCO

This video is the third video of unit 2.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Introduction to International Water Law

What is international law? What is the nature of international water law? This lecture aims to answer these questions by highlighting the differences and linkages between international and national…

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Q&A | William Horak | 2019 Mar. 6

In this Q&A from our Climate Action MOOC, Dr. Bill Horak, Chair of the Department of Nuclear Science and Technology at the Brookhaven National Lab, answers student questions about options for…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2018 Apr. 12

Lise Johnson answers learners' questions on international investment law and extractive treaties. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2016 Feb. 24

Lise Johnson, Head of Investment Law and Policy at the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, answers questions about international legal governing extractive industries with a focus on…

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International Law and the Extractive Industries

This chapter covers international laws that can impact the governance of natural resources. Trade law is one example, as it can require governments not to restrict experts of natural resources. Other…

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Development of the Global Economic System

This chapter focuses on the globalization of industrialization and divides it into three phases, with a major emphasis on history, including the the changing of world powers and the story of…

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