Global Governance Institute


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.
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COVID-19: New Directions for Global Governance?

Will the pandemic inspire novel thinking in terms of how we respond to future global risks and challenges?

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The Strange Case of American Exceptionalism

Why does the United States remain an outlier on human rights? A commentary by Brian Dooley and Tom Pegram.

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The Virus and the Machine: The Need for Global AI Governance

The use of artificial intelligence in public health interventions raises novel challenges for global governance.

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Coronavirus is a Failure of Global Governance

The Covid-19 pandemic highlights the need for a radical transformation, argues GGI Deputy Director Tom Pegram. 

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Global Governance Institute: Looking Toward 2020-2021

What is the future of multi-level governance in a complex, interconnected and rapidly changing world?


The Governance of Global Catastrophic Risks

This paper explores the implications of complexity thinking for tackling global catastrophic risks.