Forum Publications and online information

Key publications of the Forum include the Global Dialogue Series, which addresses the overarching principles of federal governance; a Thematic Series which deals with more policy-oriented sectoral issues in federal systems; Occasional Papers and Reports resulting from programs and events; and concise, reader-friendly Introductory Books and Learning Guides such as Federalism and Fiscal Federalism.

We also send out an electronic Newsletter to keep friends of the Forum up to date with our recent events. Federations magazine presents a comparative view of current issues in federal countries and emerging federations.

In addition to information on the Forum’s programs and activities, our website,, provides access to over 1,000 documents on federalism from our online federalism library and online educational tools such as video “The Challenge of Diversity”.

As well as English language publications, learning materials are available in Amharic, Arabic,Catalan, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Kurdish, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, Sinhala, Spanish and Tamil.