Heine Explores Active Non-Alignment: Challenges in the Global South

Amb. Jorge Heine

Amb. Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently featured in Spanish Journal, Vanguardia Dossier #89 (October-December 2023).  His insightful article, titled “El no alineamiento activo: los desafíos del Sur Global,” offers an important analysis of the concept of Active Non-Alignment and its contemporary relevance in the Global South.

In his thought-provoking piece, Professor Heine explores the resurgence of Active Non-Alignment as a doctrine of foreign policy for countries in the Global South. He delves into the shifting dynamics of the international order, highlighting the challenges and opportunities faced by emerging powers like the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa).

For a comprehensive insight into the evolving landscape of international relations, including Heine’s invaluable perspectives on the challenges and opportunities faced by the Global South in today’s ever-changing world,  please read the full article in Vanguardia Dossier.

Ambassador Jorge Heine is a Research Professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He has served as ambassador of Chile to China (2014-2017), to India (2003-2007), and to South Africa (1994-1999), and as a Cabinet Minister in the Chilean Government. Read more about Ambassador Heine on his Pardee School faculty profile.