Ramesh Thakur

Ramesh Thakur is Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University; adjunct professor, Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law, Griffith University, and editor-in-chief of Global Governance from Jan. 1, 2013. He began writing for The Japan Times in 1998 as Vice Rector of the United Nations University.

For Ramesh Thakur's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

The night the dream died

Aug 2, 2015

The night the dream died

The financial contagion of Greek profligacy may have been averted, but the price will be the even more virulent political contagion of Euroskepticism.

Jun 8, 2015

How to achieve UNSC reform

The Group of Four countries should engage in a deliberate and combined campaign of noncooperation in their push for U.N. Security Council reforms.

Apr 17, 2015

A tribute to Australian leader Malcolm Fraser

Malcom Fraser was Australia's moral compass: a forthright liberal voice for human rights on refugee policy, a compassionate voice on international aid and relief issues, and a powerful voice for an independent foreign policy.