Poland's declining democratic credentials have sparked a growing distance with the rest of the EU. And there is scant sign that bridges will be built any time soon. read more
Three years after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all UN member states, the global community already risks to fall short on achieving the global goals. Though many countries are progressing, it is especially the rich countries of the G20, which need to strengthen their efforts, as a lack of national implementation mechanisms and negative spillover effects threaten the global achievement.
Governments in democracies have also increasingly been trying to govern with a hard hand. Our Transformation Index BTI shows which countries have been particularly affected. read more