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Welcome to the Global Governance Institute

The Global Governance Institute (GGI) is a university-wide initiative, promoting cross-disciplinary research and informed public debate on possible solutions to global societal challenges.
Protest Sign: No Business on a Dead Planet (Markus Spiske/Unsplash)

A Global Economy that Works for People and the Planet

Exploring different perspectives on the role of economic growth in supporting sustainable societies.

Youth Climate Protest in Birmingham (Callum Shaw Unsplash)

Climate Governance and Youth Engagement

This memo explores opportunities for greater youth engagement in global climate governance.

Dome Structure (Kiarash Mansouri / Unsplash)

Jonathon Keats – You Belong to the Universe

Conceptual artist Jonathon Keats joins us to talk thought experiments, Buckminster Fuller and much more.

Student Scenario Exercise Group Pic

Back From the Future: How to Reverse from Degrowth Utopia

How can we break out of familiar thinking patterns and imagine radically different future economic systems?

Sunset behind wind turbines

Post-COVID-19: Towards Greener, Fairer , More Resilient Systems

The recovery must prioritise both environmental sustainability and human wellbeing. 

Mangroves from above

Biodiversity, Climate Change and Health: Towards a Shared Agenda

Exploring the prospects for more integrated governance across the nature-related SDGs.