by European Union Institute for Security Studies — published in 2011

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There are three main global trends emerging today that will shape the world in 2030: the empowerment of individuals, which contributes to a sense of belonging to a single human community; greater stress on sustainable development against a backdrop of greater resource scarcity and persistent poverty, compounded by the consequences of climate change; and the emergence of a more polycentric world characterised by a shift of power away from states, and growing governance gaps as the mechanisms for inter-state
relations fail to respond adequately to global public demands.

Government, Political/Regulatory/Legal, Social, Economic, Technological, trend forecast, geopolitics, development, demography, global middle class, globalisation, empowerment, privacy, sustainability, environment