Global Trends


10 July 2015

Internationale Materieelsamenwerking

In het kader van het Interdepartementaal Beleidsonderzoek (IBO) over internationale materieelsamenwerking heeft de IBO-werkgroep behoefte aan (i) een analyse van landen die een geschikte partner zijn voor Nederland bij de samenwerking met betrekking tot
defensiematerieel met (ii) inzicht in succes- en faalfactoren wat betreft internationale samenwerkingsvormen en (iii) geïntegreerde contracten.

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15 April 2015

Future Contours of Agriculture and Food

Agriculture and food are central to the economic security for the Netherlands specifically, but also for the EU in a broader sense. Overall, both security of demand and supply are of vital importance for the economic security of the Dutch agriculture and food sector.

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19 March 2015

Beyond the Welfare State

The modern welfare state is under stress. The Great Recession has had a severe impact on public finances in the Netherlands and in many other EU member states.

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13 March 2015

The Fission of Power: Flex and Flux in an Age of Fragmentation

Something’s afoot with power. The nation state is being challenged structurally and institutionally. Its model of hierarchical power, monopoly on violence, and binding law, is being squeezed from below and from above - by grassroots organizations on the one end and supranational organizations on the other.

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