The EUISS has produced a groundbreaking report which or the frst time looks at the impact o an increasingly empowered global citizenry on the international system. The report paintsa world which is no longer a relatively static one o states, but delves deep into the drivers and orces – such as the communications revolution – that are moulding and constraining statebehaviour, not the other way around.
’Mathew Burrows, National Intelligence Council‘
The objective o this report, coordinated by Álvaro de Vasconcelos, is to establish what will be the major world trends prevailing in the ongoing phase o transition that has characterisedthe frst decade o the twenty-frst century. The report correctly draws a picture o global multipolarity. O particular interest is the scope o its content and research, which wasconducted not only in the developed world but also in the major poles o the emerging world.The analysis o the report is based on thorough and ar-reaching research which is very useul to understand the complexities o the present global context.
’Marco Aurelio Garcia, Special Foreign Policy Advisor to the President o Brazil‘
The EUISS ESPAS report is comprehensive and thought-provoking. I look orward to thedebate it will generate in my country as well as in the others discussed.
’Radha Kumar, Director, Peace & Confict Programme, Delhi Policy Group