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.

Loss and Damage in Nationally Determined Contributions

How does loss and damage feature in countries' updated climate plans?

Face mask at the beach (Jonathan Farber / Unsplash)

COVID-19: Boost or Setback for Global Biodiversity Protection?

What are the implications of the pandemic for global efforts to halt biodiversity loss?

Indigenous campaigner at the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro

Amplifying Indigenous Voices at UN Biodiversity and Climate Talks

Indigenous communities are at the frontline of the climate and biodiversity crisis.

Climate Strike, Birmingham

Health, Environment and Social Justice - Carolyn Stephens

Professor Carolyn Stephens unpacks the uneven health impacts of environmental change. 

Mangroves from above

Biodiversity, Climate Change and Health: Towards a Shared Agenda

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

Orang Utan, Indonesia

Winners of the GGI Student Essay Competition

We asked students at UCL how we can best tackle the climate and biodiversity crises.