The European Union and Multilateral Global Governance
Title: The European Union and Multilateral Global Governance
Author: BARROSO, José Manuel Durão
Series/Number: EUI RSCAS PP; 2010/01; Global Governance Programme
The Global Governance Programme at the EUI. The world faces increasingly complex problems that have taken on global significance - including conflict and peace-building, humanitarian crises and intervention, international economic inequality and instability, and global environmental change. Global Governance points to the international framework of principles, processes and rules - and the set of institutions that uphold them - which are needed to tackle global problems. ‘Global governance’ has become a key term in many academic and policy debates. It is a rallying call for policy advocates who hail it as panacea for the evils of economic and ecological globalization; it is seen as a global menace for opponents who fear it as the universal hegemony of the many by the powerful few; it is also the analytical concept for new empirical phenomena of world politics that has given rise to much discussion among scholars. The EUI ‘Global Governance Programme’ aims to increase understanding and knowledge of global issues; to contribute to academic and policy debates on global governance; to train new generations of scholars, public officials, and practitioners, and to encourage interaction between academics, policy makers, journalists and activists. The Global Governance Programme improves and broadens doctoral and postdoctoral training with respect to global governance and world affairs at the EUI. It develops different strands of basic and applied research on issues of global governance, and organises the European Academy of Global Governance devoted to top level training, discussion and debates, and the European Network of Global Governance, an e-community of scholars, policy makers, and researchers who take an interest in global governance issues. The Global Governance Programme promotes and supports a variety of events, conferences and seminars on issues of global governance.
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