Global Scans · Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions · Weekly Summary

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

  • [New] Young people in Wales might compose a message of peace and goodwill, and use the new technology of radio to broadcast it to their youthful peers around the world. The Conversation
  • [New] In 2025, Europe is set to play host to a plethora of new crossing platforms, aimed at equipping institutional investors with another tool to achieve their outcomes. The Trade
  • [New] The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends that people with or at high risk of cardiovascular disease consume at least one portion of oily fish a week.
  • [New] The unity, solidarity, and pursuit of a common future among the Turkic world are not a threat to world peace, but rather an opportunity for ensuring it. ANews
  • [New] The UK and Finland have signed a new partnership agreement vowing continued support for Ukraine and declaring Russia the most significant and direct threat to European peace. The Telegraph
  • [New] Israel has been repeatedly warned by the International Court of Justice, which in contrast to the ICC prosecutes nations rather than individuals, about the importance of providing requisite humanitarian aid to Gaza. The Times of Israel
  • [New] The UK Semiconductor Institute will ensure the UK has a strategic and coordinated approach to developing new technologies, improving skills and exploiting areas in which the UK has existing strengths. GOV.UK
  • [New] China's continued purchase of Russian oil and gas will likely become a reason for the US to act against China's foreign reserves or impose sanctions on Chinese financial institutions. Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research
  • [New] Organizations including the AI Safety Institute are expected to be among the first to use it, and there have been earlier indications that it could be used in areas including automated drug discovery and climate research. UKAuthority
  • [New] Israel is showing the world the extent to which it will go to deny Palestinians the aid they need to stay alive, in direct contravention of International Humanitarian Law, UN Security Council resolutions, and two orders of the International Court of Justice. MyUplift
  • [New] Space Systems Command is responsible for managing a $15 billion space acquisition budget and collaborates extensively with joint forces, industry, government agencies, academic institutions, and allies to counter evolving threats. Space Daily
  • [New] Russia's war of aggression is not only threatening the European Union but world peace. EEAS
  • [New] We hope that the opposition groups have a similar conviction and desire for peace in South Sudan, which, when fully achieved, will bring everlasting stability and economic development in the region, not just South Sudan. Centro de estudos estrategicos de Africa
  • [New] Financial institutions need to carefully monitor and balance the need for fraud and risk mitigation with advances in customer experience, as new technologies like faster, mobile payments solutions become new threat vectors. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] The United States can and should take three opportunities to move beyond youthwashing and promote genuine youth engagement on the critical issues of climate, peace, and security. United States Institute of Peace
  • [New] Civil society groups attending the Nairobi summit are expected to forge lasting partnerships that can help revitalize multilateralism, the quest for global peace, inclusive growth and stability. The Star
  • [New] Cree is now running a larger and longer clinical trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that will look specifically at fertility outcomes for young women with PCOS who take semaglutide. CNN
  • [New] Financial institutions can take a step further and use sustainability-related requirements, including the AGR, as a strategic opportunity to elevate their brands and demonstrate their genuine commitment to addressing global and local environmental and social challenges. KPMG
  • [New] Scientists will have far more opportunities to obtain federal grant funding from all sorts of governmental bodies - the National Institutes of Health, the EPA, even the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - as policy makers rush to understand the implications of legalization. The Atlantic
  • [New] Excessive use of force by police against peaceful protesters in Tbilisi is not in line with democratic values and risks Georgia's Euro-Atlantic aspirations. The Guardian
  • [New] At the beginning of the 21st century the invisible threat of drone became the main weapon to continue to impose the old fantasies of white hegemony in the United States and continue to wage a war for peace. Argia

Last updated: 27 May 2024

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