Magazine edition: 4-2012

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BRICS and global trends

This issue is part of a double edition of New World, which includes the Autumn 2012 issue of the magazine, as well as this Winter 2012 Special Issue. Our Winter 2012 Special Issue is dedicated to wider global trends.

David Bosco of Foreign Policy magazine writes on the BRICS and Gyan Chandra Acharya, the new UN Under-Secretary-General for LDCs, on climate change. We interview H.E. Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko on Russia and the UN, and David Hannay, former UK Ambassador to the UN, on Britain’s changing role in global affairs. In our essay, New World's editor, outlines the lessons Brazil holds for development.

Our UN Day October 2012 campaign is featured throughout both issues, calling on our readers to do three things to show their support for the UN: sign our petition, display a poster and recruit supporters to UNA-UK..