SOURCE: AP/Dan KitwoodU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses delegates in London during the donor conference, February 2016.2015 was a remarkable year for international diplomacy and multilateralism, culminating in two major compacts on climate change and the global development agenda: The Paris agreement on climate and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. In 2016, international efforts will focus on an area that will likely prove even more contentious and where the international system is fraying badly under the weight of current crises: the system of providing humanitarian relief around the globe in response to both man-made and natural disasters.
Throughout 2016, world leaders and …read more
Source: Center for American Progress