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Four dangerous assumptions about human trafficking

We should be more realistic about how we identify and tackle the problem of human exploitation

Artificial Intelligence will transform universities

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a technology whose time has come

How to make democracy work in the digital age

Digital democracy has the ultimate benefit that it supports society’s historical achievements

The top five soft power contenders have remained the same since the analysis was first published two years ago, but their order has changed. Germany, which has dealt with major issues including terrorist attacks and a wave of immigration, has fallen one place in this year’s index despite an improved overall score and widespread confidence in Chancellor Angela Merkel.

France becomes the world No 1 for soft power

France is the most powerful nation in the world. At least, it is when it comes to a certain type of power.

Board members usually have not discussed cyber risk with the management team. It is extremely important to have a dedicated discussion that ends with consensus and commitment. The conversation should go beyond the obvious. For example, leaders at manufacturing firms should consider all possible ramifications of supply chain interruptions and communication lapses. After the initial conversation, reassessments should take place on a semi-regular basis.

Cybersecurity: The role of the board

A three-step process for board directors to start improving cyber-oversight


Will Germany be drawn into a trade war?

By: EBR | Friday, August 04, 2017

Lifelong learning helps people, governments and business. Why don’t we do more of it?

By: EBR | Thursday, August 03, 2017

This is how Switzerland’s direct democracy works

By: EBR | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Women must exhibit their feminine behaviour to break the glass ceiling

By: EBR | Thursday, August 03, 2017

A computer was asked to predict which start-ups would be successful. The results were astonishing

By: EBR | Friday, July 28, 2017

Rage against the machines: is AI-powered government worth it?

By: EBR | Friday, July 28, 2017

Can blockchain help us to solve climate change?

By: EBR | Monday, July 24, 2017

No right to dream: The on-going journey of a young journalist through thousands messages of Greek despair

By: EBR | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Tech for dinner: how our food is changing as fast as our iPhones

By: EBR | Thursday, July 20, 2017

The EU and the Balkans: Parallel lives forever?

By: EBR | Thursday, July 20, 2017

4 ways Africa can achieve a manufacturing renaissance

By: EBR | Monday, July 17, 2017

Will North Korea’s nuclear ambitions provoke a new arms race?

By: EBR | Monday, July 17, 2017

Jean-Claude Juncker: «Greece and Europe: A story - a humanitarian journey»

By: EBR | Friday, July 14, 2017

The liberal international order: Just who shredded it?

By: EBR | Friday, July 14, 2017

What is net neutrality and why should I care?

By: EBR | Friday, July 14, 2017

How higher education institutions should internationalise

By: EBR | Friday, July 07, 2017

These are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2017

By: EBR | Thursday, July 06, 2017

The Internet of Things will power the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Here’s how

By: EBR | Friday, June 30, 2017

Angela Merkel: Ever-lasting woman leader?

By: EBR | Thursday, June 29, 2017

How to author authenticity

By: EBR | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Why wisdom can’t be taught

By: EBR | Monday, June 26, 2017

A view from China on the future of innovation and education

By: EBR | Friday, June 23, 2017

Need to reform the European status quo

By: EBR | Friday, June 23, 2017

What China’s soccer spending spree teaches us about globalization

By: EBR | Friday, June 23, 2017

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Four tips from peacebuilders on working with young people to transform violent extremism

If violent extremist groups recognise the power and potential of young people, why don’t those combatting them? Fien De Baere from the organisation Search for Common Ground lays out four tips to help young people avoid violence


Trust in the age of AI: We need cybersecurity by design

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making speedy progress in acquiring skills that were previously regarded as exclusively human

Editor’s Column

Lies, cheating and German carmakers

By: N. Peter Kramer

The full extent of lies and cheating that enabled automobile manufacturers to sell diesel vehicles that were anything but ‘clean’ is coming to light


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