Global Governance Institute


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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.
Orang Utan, Indonesia

Student Essay Competition: Climate Change and Biodiversity

How we can tackle the climate and biodiversity crises together? Get your essay published and win up to £100.

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Three Myths about Business Lobbying in the EU Busted

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis and Matia Vannoni dispel three common myths about lobbying in the EU.

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Ecological Peril and COVID-19: A Human-Made Emergency

Human civilisation is on a collision course with the laws of ecology, argue Tom Pegram and Julia Kreienkamp.


Illegal Pharmaceutical Markets Thriving During COVID-19

Thriving black and grey markets for pharmaceuticals are a worrying public health concern.

Adoption of the Paris Agreement COP-21 [US State Department photo/ Public Domain]

A Short History of International Climate Change Negotiations

Mark Maslin reflects on the history of negotiations and why there is now hope for substantial change.

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Reforming the Global Voluntary Market for Carbon Offsets

International governance of the carbon offset market will be essential to achieve climate change targets.