Global Governance Institute


External Partnerships

The Institute has forged strong links with external partners in the worlds of government, commerce and the third sector across the UK, Europe and beyond.

Global Governance and the EU: Future Trends and Scenarios (GLOBE)

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The GGI has joined an international consortium of 10 academic partners from 8 countries, led by the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), to conduct research on future trends and scenarios in global governance. Funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, the GLOBE project addresses the strategic priorities identified in the EU Global Strategy – such as trade, development, security and climate change – as well as migration and global finance, in order to identify the major roadblocks to effective and coherent global governance by multiple stakeholders in a multipolar world. The GGI will lead on the climate change work package and also provide input on a cross-cutting work package on global governance. Find out more on the GLOBE website

Jean Monnet Network on EU/China Global Economic Governance

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Funded by a Jean Monnet Network grant, this research network brings together a multidisciplinary group of European and Chinese experts to assess the role of China and the EU in global economic governance. The network is coordinated by CEU San Pablo University (Madrid) and includes researchers from UCL, Fudan University (Shanghai), the Institute of European Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Science (Bejing), Zhejiang University (Zhejiang), UCLouvain (Leuven) and others. On 22 March 2019, the GGI facilitated a network meeting at UCL which discussed global governance and regulation across issue areas such as trade, investment, competition, tax and the environment. 

International Global Governance Network

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The International Global Governance Network was launched at UCL in November 2016. It brings together individual researchers and academic institutions in the field of global governance around the world to discuss current trends in global governance scholarship and explore possibilities for scaling up collaboration. Network participants include researchers from UCL, American University (Washington, DC), ESADE (Barcelona), IBEI (Barcelona), KU Leuven (Leuven), New York University (New York), WZB (Berlin) and others. To learn more, watch a video of from the launch event, which featured a public discussion with Professor Miles Kahler and Professor Michael Zürn on Global Governance: Fragmentation, Stagnation, or Transformation?

UK Network on the Prohibition of Torture

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Launched in 2017, this network brings together leading practitioners, policy-makers and academics across the UK to scale up collaboration on the prohibition of torture and ill-treatment. The inaugural network meeting - hosted by the GGI in collaboration with the UCL Institute of the Americas, UCL Laws and the Centre for Human Rights Law at SOAS - focused on 'Future Priorities for Research, Policy and Practice'. The most recent network meeting - hosted by Royal Holloway in collaboration with the GGI, the Centre for Human Rights Law at SOAS and the UCL Institute of the Americas - looked at the 'The UK Prison System' from an international human rights law perspective.