AI & Democracy
Part of the “Etats Généraux de l’information,” an initiative launched by French President Emmanuel Macron to address how artificial intelligence poses new challenges to world democracies, and cutting across three of SIPA's Global Challenges—Geopolitical Stability, Democratic Resilience, and Technology and Innovation—the AI & Democracy Innovation Lab connects researchers from around the world to formulate, design, and test interventions that will aid democratic societies and individuals’ rights.
When a nation's sovereign debt becomes unsustainable, prompt and fair restructuring is essential for both debtors and creditors. Complex, protracted processes often yield unfavorable outcomes, impeding recovery and creditor payments. The equitable distribution of debt relief remains a significant challenge. In contrast to corporate and sub-national public sector bankruptcies with structured legal procedures, sovereign insolvency in developing countries relies on informal, voluntary practices influenced by international relations and politics.
Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence
Together with Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Institute of Global Politics is pursuing a first of its kind analysis of the state of play of technology-facilitated gender-based violence and developing policy recommendations to address this pervasive and ubiquitous issue.