VOLUME XI (2020)
ISSUE ONE: Feature article. The Taming of the Shrew.
An exploration of the legacy to the UN of nineteenth and early twentieth century
intergovernmental organisations and their search for peaceful resolution of dispute as an alternates to war.
ISSUE TWO: Sudan and South Sudan.
UN security council resolutions this quarter about Sudan and South Sudan.
A news feature setting the resolutions in their historical context.
ISSUE THREE: Global Biodiversity.
Covid 19 is setting back work to attain the global sustainable development goals.
ISSUE FOUR: UN General Assembly discusses the total elimination of nuclear weapons.
VOLUME XII 2021
A number of the features scheduled for 2020 have been postponed until 2021.
The schedule now (subject to amendments) is:
Issue one The Nobel Prizes in economics.
Our aim is to give scientists and politicians internationally a guide through the prizes, so that they have a backdrop of how the topic of
economics is developing when thinking through their own fields of endeavour.
ISSUE TWO: The Leage of Nations from inception to demise.
The article will provide insight into today's United Nations and into intergovernmental organisations.
ISSUE THREE: Providing science advice to IGOs, including the UN. We will look with
particular interest at the environment in advance of COP 26 being held
in Glasgow 1-12 November this year.
COP 26 is the UN's conference on Climate Change.
The Paris Climate Change conference in 2015 was COP 21. To read our 2015 coverage
ISSUE FOUR: The Antarctic Treaty System. Does membership of the ATS differ from membership of the UN or other IGOs. If so - how?