Issues such as the current financial crises, the tense conflict between Georgia and Russia, the tense situation in Afghanistan/Pakistan, Climate change, Food crisis, … (the listing is never ending), have an undeniable global impact and need to explanations going beyond the simple enumeration of facts: what do they mean, what do they entail, how are they interrelated with other global issues?

In addition, global issues have different impacts on different parts of the World. After having contextualised the information, it needs to be localised: what does it mean for us?