Choosing a topic
The Global shares critical insights and analysis on a wide range of global governance issues. Please consult our Categories section for some ideas about framing your contribution and selecting a topic. Most importantly, chose a topic you are interested in and passionate about!
Our international audience includes scholars, researchers, grad students, the Geneva-based policy community, and journalists.
- Length of 500-1000 words (1-2 pages single space), in either English or French.
- Think of a short and catchy title for your piece.
- Include a short synopsis (about 150 characters) to capture the essence of your contribution.
- Suggest 3-5 keywords related to your topic.
- Include a contact email, social media handle, and institutional affiliation (including any disclaimers)
- When writing, be mindful of the audience you would like to reach.
- Use simple and accessible language, avoiding jargon and overly technical words
- Write in short sentences and paragraphs.
- Add subheadings, especially if your piece is on the longer side.
- We do not use footnotes. Please embed hyperlinks directly into your text where necessary.
- Use the active voice (e.g. “The US reformed global governance. processes“) instead of the passive voice (e.g. “Global governance processes have been reformed by the US.“)
- End the article on a point to provoke further thinking/discussion/call to action.
- Submit your text in .doc or .docx file format.
- You may suggest relevant images in high-resolution (noting copyrights).
- Submit text and images to firstname.lastname@example.org
- All submissions will go through a light peer-review process.
- There is no guarantee that all submissions will be published.