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In A Deluge of Consequences, the first World Policy e-book, intrepid journalist Jacques Leslie takes us along on a mythic, spell-binding trip to the bucolic kingdom of Bhutan, where the planet's next environmental disaster is set to unfold. 



The  World Policy Institute understands that policymakers and opinion leaders need creative ways to catalyze innovation and engage wider coalitions in solving some of the world’s biggest challenges.  By working with artists focused on the same issues, this cross-cutting initiative seeks to build a new, collaborative model for social change. 


David A. Andelman, editor of World Policy Journal, argues that Russian President Vladimir Putin has already won in his quest for Crimea. He further makes the case that Ukraine is a critical buffer between Russia and the European Union.


March 10, 2014

This year's Tisch Forum, "Confronting a Superstorm of Challenges: A New American Grand Strategy," explored the ways in which U. S. public health policy must, moving forward, be formulated in the broadest possible context. It examined the ways in which, on both the domestic and international fronts, public health is intertwined with a host of other issues, including environmental policy, climate change, national security and the economy. The silos in which policy in each area has been created — a divided approach which has outlived its usefulness — are outmoded and counterproductive, at a potential price of American global leadership. Moderated by World Policy Institute president, Michele Wucker, the panel discussed how to build and follow through on a new approach both to public health and the myriad issues of public policy to which it is connected in today's world, calling for a renewed focus on collaboration across policy-fronts and international borders.


December 02, 2013

As the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I approaches, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted an event to discuss the rivalries and alliances in Europe during the years leading up to the war. David A. Andelman, World Policy Journal Editor-in-Chief, moderated the discussion with acclaimed historians Margaret MacMillan and Robert K. Massie.


November 07, 2013

A NY1 VIDEO featuring Simon Draper and his team designing and building the 12-foot by 12-foot structure at the Queens Botanical Garden using sustainable materials. 

See the video here

July 10, 2013

Michele Wucker, president of the World Policy Institute, discusses the nature of high impact and highly probable "Grey Rhino" crises at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. 

[Source: YGL Voices]

May 12, 2013

David A. Andelman, Editor of the World Policy Journal, discusses the global weapons trade in this analysis for Blouin News.

[Source: Blouin News]

March 12, 2013

Susan Benesch, Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute, on hate speech and incitement to genocide at this United Nations panel discussion.

[Source UN Web TV]

February 11, 2013

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David Andelman, Editor of the World Policy Journal, says efforts are being made to use diplomacy to end violence in Gaza.


January 02, 2013

David Andelman, Editor of the World Policy Journal, discusses the World in 2030.

"A new report projects that by 2030 the United States will no longer be the world's only superpower. Should we be concerned?"

[source: HuffPost Live]


December 11, 2012

Sophal Ear and Christopher Shay outline an alternative path for post-conflict countries such as Cambodia, where self-driven development coexists alongside vital foreign aid.

[Source: Kenji Nagoshi, UBrainTV]

October 24, 2012

Dr. Ian Bremmer spoke with Blouin News about the absence of coordinated global leadership, the ongoing conflict in Syria and the inclination toward less direct international engagement in the Middle East.

[Source: Blouin News, Firstpost]

September 27, 2012

World Policy's Hans Humes discusses European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's bond-buying proposal and Germany's potential response. Humes spoke with Deirdre Bolton and Sara Eisen on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves." 

[Source: Bloomberg]

September 26, 2012

Before meeting "Around the Table" to celebrate the next 50 years of the World Policy Institute, our senior fellows and staff came together to reflect on their time with the Institute, the opportunities it has provided, and their accomplishments throughout the years.  

[Video courtesy of Pascal Akesson]

May 09, 2012

WPI's 1974 film "Voyage to Next," with music by Dizzy Gillespie and animation by John and Faith Hubley. 

April 26, 2012

WPI Senior Fellow Mira Kamdar reflects on her time and experiences at World Policy Institute.

(This is the first in a series of interviews on the history of the World Policy Institute leading up to World Policy Around the Table: A 50th Anniversary Celebration and Conversation)

March 09, 2012

WPI Board Member Jay Pelosky talks about the outlook for the U.S. economy and his investment strategy. He speaks with Lisa Murphy, Trish Regan and Adam Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart."


March 06, 2012

World Policy Institute President Michele Wucker guest hosts and discusses the possibility of a Greek sovereign default on CNBC, February 13, 2012.

February 14, 2012

World Policy Journal's David Andelman presides over the discussion "Europe Update" at the Council on Foreign Relations, November 22, 2011.

November 29, 2011

October 04, 2011