Our themes

The Broker focuses on five core themes.Each theme features the latest discourse and aims to bring together multiple perspectives. A theme will frequently feature specific dossiers, having a distinct thematic affiliation but providing a broader, cross-thematic perspective. Those thematic dossiers are reflecting on specific thematically related topics of contemporary relevance.

Featured themes

Global Development Strategies

Global Development Strategies

Exploring the shifts in global power dynamics in order to generate more sustainable global development strategies.

Food Security

Food Security

Exploring comprehensive food security strategies that ensure a secure supply of affordable food.

Human Security

Human Security

Exploring the relationship between security and development from local, regional and global perspectives.

Inclusive Economy

Inclusive Economy

Exploring how economics can help build more equal, sustainable and inclusive societies.

Social Change

Social Change

Exploring how contemporary change mechanisms are challenging national and global power.

Current dossiers

Employment

Employment

Creating more and better jobs in a globalized world.

Social protection

Social protection

An estimated three quarters of the world’s population has no access to basic social protection.

Social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship

The potential to increase the socioeconomic impact of social enterprises

Power dynamics and natural resources

Power dynamics and natural resources

Resource disputes are grounded in structural inequalities and reveal conflicting interests.

All dossiers