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Climate change versus development: trade-offs and synergies
Author: Rob Swart
Date:31 March 2008

Climate change response strategies are likely to be more successful if they are embedded in the pursuance of broader sustainable development initiatives, and vice versa, says Rob Swart, coordinator of the international climate change adaptation research at Wageningen University and Research Centre (Alterra), in his paper for the Progressive Governance Conference.

Progressive Politics Vol 4.2
Author: Thabo Mbeki
Date:01 July 2005

This edition of Progressive Politics has been produced to coincide with the regional Progressive Governance Conference hosted by President Thabo Mbeki in Johannesburg. The conference falls at an opportune moment, several months after the publication of the Africa Commission’s report, and a few short weeks after the G8 Summit in Gleneagles.

The New Egalitarianism
Author: Anthony Giddens & Patrick Diamond (eds)
Date:29 June 2005

Bringing together original contribution from globally renowned thinkers such as Gosta Esping-Andersen, Saskia Sassen, Ulrich Beck and Anthony Giddens, as well as senior New Labour figures, the book offers a coherent account of the dynamics and multifaceted nature of contemporary inequality, and lays out how these inequalities can be countered.


Progressive Politics Vol 4.1
Date:01 March 2005

The new issue of Progressive Politics, Policy Network's journal, focuses on the challenges progressives face in the future. The first two articles deal with the Welfare State, the Social Democrats’ greatest achievement, according to Policy Network’s director Matt Browne, who has written the editorial. The centre-left should be careful not to allow its brainchild to become outdated.

Progressive Politics Vol 3.3
Author: Tony Blair
Date:13 October 2004

This special edition of the journal has been prepared for this year’s Progressive Governance Conference taking place in Budapest on October 13th-14th. With original contributions from Tony Blair, Ferenc Gyurcsány, Ricardo Lagos, Göran Persson and Stanislav Gross, the world leaders consider progressive strategies for the common problems faced by the centre-left.

Progressive Politics Vol 3.1
Date:01 March 2004

The last edition of the Policy Network Journal, Progressive Politics ‘Twenty-first century democracies – rebuilding trust’ has just been published and focuses on the distrust between politics and politicians. As Peter Mandelson writes in his editorial, “the challenge of democratic renewal is key to the future of progressive politics”. The articles cover such diverse topics as the lessons that can be learnt by European progressives from the Swedish Euro referendum, the future of multi-lateralist politics after Cancún and the building of a new coalition of the Italian Left.

Progressive Politics Vol 2.3
Date:01 September 2003

The articles contained within this special edition of Progressive Politics are based on the speeches and discussions held at the Progressive Governance Conference hosted in London this July. This conference – which brought together 12 world leaders, former heads of state and government, and over 650 politicians, strategists and thinkers from more than 30 countries – was the largest gathering of its kind ever staged.

Progressive Politics Vol 2.2
Author: Tony Blair MP
Date:01 July 2003

The New Edition of Progressive Politics is now available. Produced for the Progressive Governance Conference, this edition includes contributions from Tony Blair, Gerhard Schroder, Goran Persson, Thabo Mbeki, Jean Chretien, Javier Solana, and Wouter Bos, among others. The contributors set out a bold new agenda for the renewal of progressive politics for the coming decade and beyond, and respond to the challenges laid down in earlier editions of the journal.


Progressive Futures
Date:01 July 2003

Progressive Futures is a collection of independent expert reports considering new ideas and approaches for the centre-left in order to meet the new policy and political challenges of the 21st century. It was commissioned ahead of the Progressive Governance conference held in London in July 2003, and arose out of the preparatory work of a series of seven working groups chaired by Anthony Giddens, bringing together over 150 experts, practitioners and politicians from around the world.

Progressive Politics Vol 2.1
Author: Tony Blair
Date:01 January 2003

The Second Edition of Progressive Politics is now available. With exclusive articles by Tony Blair, Alan Milburn, David Miliband, Tiziano Treu and many more, Progressive Politics continues to set the debate for modernising social democracy. This, the second edition of Progressive Politics also builds on the debates and arguments made in the inaugural edition, The Challenge of Renewal.

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