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Global think tank leaders grade the world's performance and prospects for 2017. Explore the report: http://www.cfr.org/councilofcouncils/reportcard2017

Overall Grade on Global Cooperation

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Global think tank leaders give international cooperation in 2016 a C-, a drop from last year. Read more in the @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Think tank experts award international cooperation a C- for 2016. Read more: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change

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Experts from think tanks around the world agree: the Paris climate agreement was a momentous victory for international cooperation. But will financing come through? Read the @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Ratification of Paris Agreement was hailed as landmark—but not enough to combat climate change in 2016, say experts: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr

Preventing and Responding to Violent Conflict Between States

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Rising tensions in the Middle East and the South China Sea earned international efforts to prevent conflict between states a C from think tank experts in the @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Survey of global think tank leaders gives international response to conflict between states a D+ in 2016: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr

Managing Cyber Governance

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Leading global think tanks call for an international discussion on rules and norms on cyber conduct following a turbulent 2016. Find out more in the @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Lack of international response to Russian hacking of U.S. was a major setback in cyber governance, experts say: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr

Advancing Development

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A @Council of Councils survey global think tank leaders gave global efforts to advance development a B-. Find out why: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Poverty declined in 2016, but experts are concerned about increasing number of refugees: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Managing the Global Economic System

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Global think tank leaders grapple with the implications of Brexit, the now-dead TPP, and more in their assessment of cooperation the global economy. Explore the full @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Banking reforms are needed to better manage the global economy, say experts in global governance report: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Promoting Global Health

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Progress in responding to Zika earned international efforts to promote global health a B grade, though challenges remain. Find suggestions in the @Council of Councils 2016 report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

International response to Zika in 2016 was praised by think tank experts: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Preventing and Responding to Internal Violent Conflict

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Syria’s ongoing civil war drives the refugee crisis and is considered a top priority in a @Council of Councils survey of global governance: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

Ongoing civil war in Syria is a failure for global cooperation: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Preventing Nuclear Proliferation

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Experts from global think tanks saw little progress in preventing nuclear proliferation in 2016, citing North Korea’s expanding nuclear program as a top concern. Learn more in @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

International efforts to prevent nuclear proliferation earn a B- in survey of experts: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Expanding Global Trade

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Anti-trade rhetoric during the U.S. presidential campaign and the subsequent death of the Trans-Pacific Partnership earned international efforts to expand global trade a D+ in the @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

International efforts to expand global trade get D+ in report card on global cooperation: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr via @CFR_IIGG

Combating Transnational Terrorism

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Success in shrinking the Islamic State’s territory in Iraq and Syria put counterterrorism as top opportunity for breakthrough in 2017. Find out more in the @Council of Councils report card: http://on.cfr.org/2pOOo5B

International efforts to combat transnational terrorism are a top priority for 2017, say think tank leaders: http://on.cfr.org/2pOZPfr

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